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World Women's Day 2021

Karin Lukas on World Women's Day

"It is disconcerting that we still have to discuss the gender pay gap in 2021", Karin Lukas, Senior Researcher at LBI Fundamental and Human Rights (LBI-GMR), and President of the European Committee of Social Rights (CoE-ECSR), says. "International Women’s Day reminds us that some progress has been made, but we need to do much more to achieve plain justice for women, in the labour market and beyond."

VIDEO // RiVi online event: Rights of Victims of Survived Bodily Harm: Improved Access to Clinical Forensic Examinations

VIDEO // RiVi online event: Rights of Victims of Survived Bodily Harm: Improved Access to Clinical Forensic Examinations

Within the scope of the EU-funded RiVi project “Rights of Victims of Survived Bodily Harm: Improved Access to Clinical Forensic Examinations”, an international awareness-raising event took place on 26 November 2020. Since February 2019, the RiVi project aims at strengthening the rights of victims of violence according to the EU Victims’ Rights Directive and sensitising relevant stakeholders for clinical forensic examinations, especially medical professionals. Watch the video of the online event here.

Audio: Inclusion of LGBT Persons in Public Spaces, Victor Madrigal Borloz

Audio: Inclusion of LGBT Persons in Public Spaces, Victor Madrigal Borloz

On 24 October 2019 the symposium "Somewhere beyond the Rainbow? – LGBTIQ and Human Rights" was hosted by Ludwig Boltzmann Institute of Human Rights and the University of Vienna. Keynote speaker Victor Madrigal Borloz, Independent Expert on protection against violence and discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity, spoke on Inclusion of LGBT Persons in Public Spaces.