s Discrimination on multiple grounds

Combating discrimination on the grounds of sexual orientation or gender identity

Themes

XII. Discrimination on multiple grounds

46. Member states are encouraged to take measures to ensure that legal provisions in national law prohibiting or preventing discrimination also protect against discrimination on multiple grounds, including on grounds of sexual orientation or gender identity; national human rights structures should have a broad mandate to enable them to tackle such issues.

Activities conducted within the framework of the LGBT Project

Albania/Italy/Montenegro/

Poland/Serbia

Training public prosecutors/judges, HELP

Participation of five partner states in the HELP online antidiscrimination course, including an LGBT module (drafted within the framework of the LGBT Project)

Albania/Italy/Latvia/Montenegro/

Poland/Serbia

Review legal framework

Improve legislation, in accordance with CM/Rec(2010)5, the EU acquis, and international law. Coherent publication and recommendation of all results

Italy

Legal assistance LGBT community

To produce guidelines on the legal position of LGBT persons and distribute them