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European network of legal experts in gender equality and non-discrimination

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The first 2019 issue of the European Equality Law Review provides a new overview of legal and policy developments across Europe, reflecting the state of affairs from 1 July to 31 December 2018. It describes the most recent case law of the Court of Justice of the European Union and the European Court of Human Rights and details the most relevant developments in the same period in legislation, case law and policy in the 36 countries that are covered by the network.

This Law Review furthermore includes four in-depth analytical articles. First, Tamás Kádár, Deputy Director and Head of Legal and Policy at Equinet, the European Network of Equality Bodies, analyses the legal standing of equality bodies with a particular focus on Belgium, Romania and Sweden, exploring different forms of legal standing and the ways equality bodies have used this standing. In the second article, Sybe de Vries, Professor of EU Single Market Law and Fundamental Rights at Utrecht University, looks at the horizontal direct effects of the EU Charter of Fundamental Rights for gender equality after the 2018 landmark decision of the CJEU in Bauer. In the third article, the Romanian non-discrimination expert Romaniţa Iordache examines the practice of invoking a religious ethos to discriminate on grounds of sexual orientation in access to goods and services. The fourth article by the Icelandic gender equality expert Herdís Thorgeirsdóttir tackles the issue of victimisation and the protection afforded by EU gender equality law.

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Issue No. 1 - 2019

Publication date: 18 July 2019. Topics

Issue No. 2 – 2018

Publication date: 4 December 2018. Topics

Issue No. 1 – 2018

Publication date: 10 July 2018. Topics

Issue No. 2 – 2017

Publication date: 4 December 2017. Topics

Issue No. 1 – 2017

Publication date: 18 July 2017. Topics

Issue No. 2 – 2016

Publication date: 22 November 2016. Topics

Issue No. 1 – 2016

Publication date: 17 August 2016. Topics

Issue No. 2 - 2015

Publication date: 9 November 2015. Topics

Issue No. 1 – 2015

Publication date: 13 October 2015. Topics

Issue No. 19 - November 2014

Publication date: 3 November 2014. Topics

Issue No. 18 - July 2014

Publication date: 20 July 2014. Topics

Issue No. 1 - June 2014

Publication date: 1 June 2014. Topics

Issue No. 2 - January 2014

Publication date: 1 January 2014. Topics

Issue No. 17 - November 2013

Publication date: 27 November 2013. Topics

Issue No. 16 - July 2013

Publication date: 19 July 2013. Topics

Issue No. 1 - June 2013

Publication date: 1 June 2013. Topics

Issue No. 15 - November 2012

Publication date: 25 November 2012. Topics

Issue No. 2 - November 2012

Publication date: 1 November 2012. Topics

Issue No. 14 - June 2012

Publication date: 9 June 2012. Topics

Issue No. 1 - June 2012

Publication date: 1 June 2012. Topics

Issue No. 13 - December 2011

Publication date: 17 December 2011. Topics

Issue No. 2 - November 2011

Publication date: 1 November 2011. Topics

Issue No. 12 - July 2011

Publication date: 29 July 2011. Topics

Issue No. 1 - May 2011

Publication date: 1 May 2011. Topics

Issue No. 11 - December 2010

Publication date: 14 February 2011. Topics
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