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November 2021

Act LXXIX of 2021 adopted in June 2021 bans access of minors to content that "depicts or propagates divergence from self-identity corresponding to sex at birth, sex change or homosexuality". Our report prepared for the Venice Commission analyzes the problematic parliamentary procedure used to adopt the legislation, its main provisions, related implementing legislation, earlier case law of various public bodies that will likely guide the interpretation of the law, sanctions that can be imposed in case of violation of the law, as well as inconsistencies with other laws, and the detrimental im

September 2021

Our report prepared for the Venice Commission analyzes the context of the abolishment of the Equal Treatment Authority, as well as the the legal position, case management practice and transparency of the Equal Treatment Directorate of the Office of the Commissioner for Fundamental Rights and the impact of the merger on the number of discrimination cases reported. 

UPR jelentés 2021
March 2021

As part of the 3rd cycle of the UN Universal Periodic Review (UPR) we prepared a parallel report about the LGBTQI human rights situation in Hungary and a summary table about the implementation of the earlier UPR recommendations, in cooperation with the Hungarian LGBT Alliance, Labrisz Lesbian Association and Transvanilla Transgender Association. We submitted the parallel report to the UN Human Rights Council. 

A professional guide to labour inclusion and economic empowerment of trans women.
September 2020

Via the implementation of an international project entitled TransVisible: Methodological innovation in career counselling for the economic empowerment of trans women, we have published the following guide to the labor inclusion and economic empowerment of trans women. 

Topics covered in the guide include: 

A kiadvány fedőlapja
November 2019

The report responds to the following key questions:

SUPPORTIVE FRIENDS, UNPREPARED INSTITUTIONS: The experience of LGBTQI students in Hungarian schools based on the National School Climate Survey
May 2019

The English translation of our report on the National School Climate Survey performed in 2017, summing up the school experiences of almost 1000 LGBTQI students aged 13 to 21 in Hungary.

Anti-LGBTI hate crime in Europe
February 2019

Working papers on Research, Policy and Practice

English translation unavailable for Hate Crime: A Guide For LGBT+ People.
Running through Hurdles: Obstacles in the Access to Justice for Victims of Anti-LGBTI Hate Crimes (2018)
September 2018

The report sheds much needed light on the obstacles to the accessing justice faced by victims of anti-LGBTI hate crimes in the EU.

Report about the Implementation of the Council of Europe Recommendation to member states on measures to combat discrimination on grounds of sexual orientation or gender identity (CM/Rec(2010)5) in Hungary (2018)
July 2018

Detailed report about the Hungarian implementation of the March 31, 2010 recommendation of the Council of Europe on LGBT rights.

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