Submission to the Steering Committee for Human Rights (CDDH) of the Council of Europe: The implementation of Recommendation CM/Rec(2010) 5 of the Committee of Ministers to member states on measures to combat discrimination on grounds of sexual orientation or gender identity

Submission to the Steering Committee for Human Rights (CDDH) of the Council of Europe: The implementation of Recommendation CM/Rec(2010) 5 of the Committee of Ministers to member states on measures to combat discrimination on grounds of sexual orientation or gender identity

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Index Number: IOR 61/003/2013
Date Published: 20 February 2013

Amnesty International submits this contribution in the context of the evaluation of the implementation of the Recommendation on measures to combat discrimination on grounds of sexual orientation and gender identity. Despite discrimination being prohibited by European human rights law, lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex individuals (LGBTI) in Europe are still discriminated against in the enjoyment of their human rights. This submission contains findings, concerns and recommendations to the member states and Committee of Ministers.


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