This is the case summary of the European Court of Human Rights case of S. L. v. Austria (Application no. 45330/99).
This is the case summary of the European Court of Human Rights case of Salgueiro Da Silva Mouta v. Portugal (Application no. 33290/96).
This is the case summary of the European Court of Human Rights case of Waite v. United Kingdom (Application no.53236/99).
This paper discusses the importance of the EU Directive on Free Movement (Directive 2004/58/EC) within the context of same-sex families in the European Union. The paper conveys key points of the document and pays particular attention to Articles 2 and 3 of the Directive, which identify family members to whom the Directive may be applied.
Article 2 of the EC Treaty provides that promotion of equality between men and women is a task of the European Community. Under Article 3(2), the Community should aim to eliminate inequalities and promote equality between men and women.
This Green Paper on "Equality and non-discrimination in an enlarged EU", adopted by the European Commission on 26 May, outlines the steps that the EU has already taken to ban discrimination in employment and beyond. It identifies areas where further action is required to ensure that people across the enlarged EU can benefit from these new rights, as well as a range of practical measures that could support the efforts of national authorities, civil society and other stakeholders.
This is a report of the European Commission written by Professor O. De Schutter. The report "offers an overview of the protection from discrimination under the 1950 European Convention on Human Rights and the 1961 European Social Charter as well as the 1996 Revised European Social Charter, which are the main human rights treaties of the Council of Europe.
This document outlines the basic principles and freedoms of the European Union. Chapter III, Equality, is particularly relevant.
This is the concluding observations of the UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, on the initial periodic report of China and the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region. It was published on 21 May 2001.
This is the ERT case summary of the United Kingdom, Employment Appeal Tribunal decision in the case of Gibson v. British Gas Energy Centres Ltd (No. EAT/668/98).