Rights and equality

How widespread is anti-Roma prejudice?  in depth

Thursday 02 August 2018 | Marzia Bona
| OBC Transeuropa

The controversial eviction of a camping near Rome has once again brought attention to the Roma presence in Italy, which remains small in proportion to many European countries but is nevertheless the target of intense discrimination.


Human Rights Data and Dataviz

Sunday 29 April 2018 | OBC Transeuropa

Based in New Zealand, the Human Rights Measurement Initiative (HRMI) has launched its first set of data tracking the human rights performance of countries around the world.


Nationalists’ hostility over religious minorities on the rise in Europe 

Saturday 23 June 2018 | Gian-Paolo Accardo
| VoxEurop

According to a recent study by Pew Research Center, “2016 saw an uptick in nationalist activities around the globe”, and especially in Europe.


Attitudes on nationalism, immigration and religious minorities are closely connected

Tuesday 19 June 2018 | VoxEurop

A Pew Research Center survey has sought to gauge public opinion on Muslims and Jews, immigrants and immigration, and nationalism and national identity in 15 Western European countries.


Even where abortion is legal, access is not granted  in depth

Thursday 24 May 2018 | Paola Tamma
| VoxEurop

In several European countries tough abortion laws are not necessary, as the lack of available gynecologists makes it almost impossible for women to access abortion.


LGBT rights in the Balkans: what is still missing 

Thursday 17 May 2018 | Lorenzo Ferrari
| OBC Transeuropa

The last annual review of ILGA-Europe praises most Balkan countries for the laws that they have introduced – but implementation is still poor and further steps are needed.


Council of Europe Annual Penal Statistics (SPACE)

Monday 05 March 2018 | OBC Transeuropa

The most comprehensive set of data about imprisonment and community sanctions in Europe


No Place for Foreigners

Monday 16 April 2018 | VoxEurop

If you have a foreign name and you are looking for an apartment, you will significantly less likely to be contacted by landlords than a German applicant.


Gender equality (EIGE)

Sunday 14 January 2018 | Alternatives Economiques

The European Institute For Gender Equality (EIGE) is an independent European agency which aims to promote and strengthen gender equality within the EU.


Women still work more and enjoy less free time 

Thursday 08 March 2018 | Francesca Barca
| VoxEurop

Despite active gender equality policies, in every European country men have more daily leisure time than women, while women spend more time on domestic, unpaid work.