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International Roma Day: ‘We must break the cycle of ignorance and anti-Gypsyism’

“Discrimination against and exclusion of Roma and Travellers must give way once and for all to recognition and inclusion” said Milena Santerini, Rapporteur on combating racism and intolerance. More

Attacks against LGBT people in Chechnya: claims must be investigated and victims protected

“Alarming reports have been received from Chechnya concerning systematic abductions, torture and murders of individuals based on their sexual orientation,” said PACE rapporteurs. More

No Hate Parliamentary Alliance: places of remembrance and cultural institutions

Once again we are witnessing "a very worrisome spike in antisemitic, anti-Roma, islamophobic and especially anti-refugees and migrants rhetoric", Valeriu Nicolae told members of the No Hate Alliance on 21 March. More

A manifesto for keeping the internet free from racial hatred

On the eve of the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, the Committee on Equality and Non-discrimination renewed its commitment to combating racism and hatred in all their forms. More

The gender dimension of the refugee crisis 'has been largely overlooked'

Many refugee and asylum-seeker women and girls have been exposed to gender-based violence. However, their protection has not been considered a priority in the management of the refugee crisis, today said the committee. More

‘No effort should be spared to achieve gender equality and empower women by 2030’

Globalisation, digitalisation and increased mobility are giving the world of work a new face worldwide. Gender inequality, however, remains intact, said Elena Centemero, on the occasion of the International Women's Day. More