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Gender equality, gender pay gap, parental leave, labour market participation

Publication date: 13 March 2018. Topics

Victims of gender based violence, protection of victims of harassment and sexual harassment, maternity, support for family caregivers

Statutory discrimination on the ground of nationality, i.e. indirect discrimination on the ground of origin, throughout the claimants’ career

Publication date: 6 March 2018. Topics

Criminal liability of a Mayor for refusal to register Roma children in elementary school

Government policies concerning women and gender related issues.

Publication date: 6 March 2018. Topics

Persons with disability are hampered in their access to vote based on obsolete legislation

Publication date: 6 March 2018. Topics

Since 2013 the Government has promised to take radical steps in order to eliminate the gender pay gap. This has resulted in a tool to measure the gap which has been made publicly accessible to all employers

Publication date: 6 March 2018. Topics

Unsuccessful application for employment, despite relevant and applicable positive action measures for Roma

Publication date: 6 March 2018. Topics

The Court of Appeals in Gdańsk has ordered the owner of a restaurant to pay 2.000,- PLZ (EUR 250) in damages, for discriminating a breastfeeding mother.

Publication date: 6 March 2018. Topics

On 16 February, UNIA published its Diversity Barometer on Education

Federal Constitutional Court decision on gender identity

Publication date: 28 February 2018. Topics

Newly elected state parliament of North Rhine-Westfalia withdraws innovative quota regulation for the civil service

Publication date: 28 February 2018. Topics

Estonia ratified the Istanbul Convention on 20 September 2017

Publication date: 28 February 2018. Topics

Court decision on equal opportunity commissioners

Publication date: 28 February 2018. Topics

New Act on Protection against Domestic Violence adopted and entered into force

Publication date: 28 February 2018. Topics

Whether the subsidiary of the municipality discriminated against the LGBTQ Sport Club on the basis of its members’ sexual orientation and gender identity

Social housing criteria deemed as discriminatory following ex officio NCCD investigation

Judgment by the Administrative High Court on less favourable treatment of an employee because of parental leave

Publication date: 5 February 2018. Topics

Ratification of the Council of Europe Convention on preventing and combating violence against women and domestic violence (Istanbul Convention)

Publication date: 5 February 2018. Topics

Political representation of women

Publication date: 5 February 2018. Topics

Ban on covering the face in educational institutions without providing for a religious exemption

New proposed law on anti-discrimination put up for public debate

Publication date: 31 January 2018. Topics

The Brussels’ Ordinance setting up new anti-discrimination tools on the job market has been published

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