Discrimination

Ten European countries pay egg donors anywhere from 250 to 2,000 euros 

Thursday 03 March 2022 | Ángela Bernardo
Antonio Hernández
| Civio

In addition to economic or altruistic motivation, anonymity plays a key role in egg or sperm donation, although an increasing number of countries require disclosure of donor identities.


More than half of European countries prohibit access to assisted reproduction for lesbians and almost a third do so for single women 

Tuesday 02 November 2021 | Eva Belmonte
María Álvarez Del Vayo
Ángela Bernardo
Carmen Torrecillas
Antonio Hernández
| Civio

The situation is much more difficult for trans and intersex people. In addition to the legal barriers, they face economic stumbling blocks: most public health systems cover only part of the costs or have very long wait lists or narrow access criteria.


The postcode lottery of publicly-funded assisted reproduction in Spain 

Monday 29 November 2021 | María Álvarez Del Vayo
Eva Belmonte
Ángela Bernardo
Carmen Torrecillas
Olalla Tuñas
Miguel Ángel Gavilanes
| Civio

Many autonomous communities are not providing the bare minimum of provision in Spain’s health service and are using stripped back services, age limits and imposing fees in order to avoid providing the service.


Homophobia is on the rise in Hungary 

Wednesday 30 October 2019 | Laszlo Arato
| EUrologus

According to a new survey by the Eurobarometer, most Hungarians are extremely dismissive of LBGTI people, and the rate has greatly increased over the last few years. This attitude is consistent across most issues connected with LGBTI rights, and it is in line with Fidesz's policy.


Equality bodies in Europe

Wednesday 04 December 2019 | Valentina Vivona
| OBC Transeuropa

Equality bodies are national institutions that tackle discrimination in society. Building on Equinet data, OBCT has developed an Index to assess the effectiveness of these institutions.


Equality, you know what I mean? 

Wednesday 04 December 2019 | Valentina Vivona
| OBC Transeuropa

Over the last twenty years, European directives have facilitated the creation of equality bodies. The majority of these institutions are still not very familiar to European citizens, but there are some exceptions in south-eastern countries.


Antisemitism in Austria

Friday 22 March 2019 | Voxeurop

Some 10 percent of Austrian citizens agree with manifest anti semitic statements or question the existence of the Holocaust. 


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.


Why hatred of Jews is on the rise in Western Europe

Monday 09 July 2018 | Voxeurop

Attacks on Jews, notably in France and in Germany, have risen in the latest years.