A boy or a girl or a person – intersex people lack recognition in Europe


Strasbourg, 09.05.2014 – “On 1 March, Fox News presenter Clayton Morris had to apologise for his ‘ignorant and stupid’ comments mocking the new gender options for Facebook profiles which allow users to register as intersex. The TV presenter had ridiculed … More

Protecting children’s rights in the digital world: an ever-growing challenge


Strasbourg, 29.04.2014 – “Most teenagers spend a substantial share of their time on Internet, often using social media, which have become a major means of socialising. Growing access to the Internet has brought about almost unlimited possibilities for children to … More

Europe takes major step forward to protect women’s rights


Strasbourg, 23 April 2014 – As Andorra became the 10th country to ratify the Council of Europe’s Convention on preventing and combating violence against women and domestic violence, the treaty – which required 10 ratifications to enter into force – will … More

Council of Europe launches a human rights guide for internet users


Strasbourg, 17.04.2014 – The Council of Europe today launched a guide for internet users to help them better understand their human rights online and what they can do when these rights are challenged. The creation of the Guide was triggered by the … More

Supervision of execution of Court’s judgments: encouraging results

Architecte / Architect : Richard Rogers Partnership

Strasbourg, 02.04.2014 – The Committee of Ministers today made public the annual report for 2013 on its supervision of the execution of judgments and decisions of the European Court of Human Rights. In accordance with the European Convention on Human Rights, the Committee of … More

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