Fear of violence and discrimination is part of everyday life for the LGBTQ community in the Balkans. Same-sex couples often conceal their sexual identity. DW spoke to Haris and Lazar, who left their home countries.
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Panel discussion that closed the conference It is Time for EQUALITY was named Intersex Persons – Legal Overcoming of the Gender Binary. The panelists were Darko Pandurević (Sarajevo Open Centre), Kristijan Ranđelović (Gayten, Serbia) and Kitty Andersen (OII Europe!). Slobodanka Boba Dekić was a moderator of the panel.
Besides the adoption of advanced anti-discrimination legal framework, the vulnerable groups/minorities in Bosnia and Herzegovina are still the target of discrimination, according to the latest Amnesty International’s annual report.
Protecting LGBT persons from discrimination requires the application of the principles of protection of human dignity, non-discrimination and privacy to all individuals. The EU stays committed to defending and promoting the values of equality, tolerance and respect for each other not only in the European Union but also worldwide
The Final Conference namedIt is time for same-sex partnership in BiH: Private and family life of LGBTI people of the EU-funded project “Enhancing Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans rights in BiH in line with EU the standards” thwill take place on Thursday, 30 June 2016.
Pink Report 2016. Annual Report on the State of the Human Rights of LGBTI People in Bosnia and Herzegovina. The Report covers the period from January 2015 until March 2016.
By: Saša Gavrić, Sarajevo Open Centre The year 2015 has brought us lot of changes. At the political level, what no one expected has happened: The Stabilization and Association Agreement with the EU entered into force and the European Union has offered a continuation of the integration process although BiH did not provide necessary accomplishments. … Continued
A work group for drafting amendments to the BiH Law on Discrimination Banheld its first meeting, presided by the BiH Ministry for Human Rights and Refugees.
Nina Perger, Ivan Novosel, Danijel Kalezić (2015)
The Effect of EU Integration Process on Human Rights of LGBT People in Slovenia, Croatia and Montenegro
During last week (March 23-27), Sarajevo Open Centre sumitted two written submissions to the European Union Delegation in BiH for the BiH 2014 Progress Report: on the state of the LGBT rights, and the state of rights of women in BiH for the October 2014 – March 2015 period.