News for February, 2019

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Urgent need to address intersex human rights violations, says European Parliament

On 14 February 2019, the European Parliament adopted its first-ever resolution dedicated to intersex human rights. “Intersex people are exposed to multiple instances of violence and discrimination in the European Union and these human rights violations remain widely unknown to … 
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Posted in: News stories, Press releases, Recent news on February 14th, 2019
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European Parliament alerts to backlash against gender equality & LGBTI rights

On 12 February, the European Parliament adopted a resolution on the backlash in women’s rights and gender equality in the EU. The resolution addresses the current “visible and organised effort at the global and at the European level against gender … 
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Posted in: News stories, Press releases, Recent news on February 13th, 2019
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Singapore must protect the rights of LGBTI people, says European Parliament

On 13 February 2019, the European Parliament adopted a resolution on the Partnership and Cooperation Agreement between the European Union and Singapore. With this Partnership and Cooperation Agreement, the EU will work to support the democratic and economic development of … 
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Posted in: News stories, Press releases, Recent news on February 13th, 2019
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Lift the ban on LGBTI events: MEPs write to Ankara governor

In November 2017, the Governor of Ankara imposed a ban on all LGBTI-related events. Members of the LGBTI Intergroup and the EP-Turkey Forum write to the newly appointed governor in October 2018 to remind him that it is time to revoke … 
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Posted in: News stories, Press releases, Recent news on February 6th, 2019