The Council of Europe standards and mechanisms seek to promote and ensure respect for the human rights of every individual. These include equal rights and dignity of all human beings, including lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) persons.
16 Apr 2021 15:29:00Tirana 16 April 2021
The Council of Europe manual “Policing Hate Crime against LGBTI persons: Training for a...
31 Mar 2021 18:48:00Strasbourg 31 March 2021
On 30 March 2021, the Sexual Orientation and Gender identity Unit of the Council of Europe...
23 Mar 2021 15:04:00
SOGI Unit organises training in Italy, Lithuania and Romania on Policing Hate Crime against LGBTI Persons23 March 2021
The Council of Europe Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity (SOGI) Unit together with the...
All children have the right to safe and quality education, regardless of their sexual orientation, gender identity/expression or sex characteristics. In the last decade, national education sectors in most Council of Europe member States started or continued responding to violence based on sexual orientation, gender identity/expression or sex characteristics (SOGIESC-based violence). This report provides an overview of this violence in European schools, explores how member States seek to prevent or address it, and makes recommendations to national education sectors to better do so.