Homophobia
       

The section on homophobia provides an overview of international standards and commitments, documents and publications, practices and initiatives, and links to relevant websites focusing on homophobia.

The main focus of this section is on hate crime and hate motivated violence against lesbians, gays, bisexuals and transgendered people (LGBT). There are however also educational resources, tools and manuals to help counter intolerance against LGBTs.

Latest documents and publications
Third report on Bosnia and Herzegovina (adopted on 6 December 2016)
European Commission against Racism and Intolerance (ECRI)
Published: Strasbourg : COE, 28 February 2017
(Fifth round reports)


Doc.no. CR(2017)2


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Material type: report about specific country/ies
Subject: racism - discrimination - hate speech - ethnicity - segregation - education - national human rights institutions - hate crime - homophobia
Country coverage: Bosnia and Herzegovina

Fifth ECRI report on Iceland (adopted on 6 December 2016)
European Commission against Racism and Intolerance (ECRI)
Published: Strasbourg : COE, 28 February 2017
(Fifth round reports)


Doc.no. CRI(2017)3


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Material type: report about specific country/ies - recommendation
Subject: racism - xenophobia - discrimination - hate speech - cyber-hate - homophobia
Country coverage: Iceland

Fifth ECRI report on Luxembourg (adopted on 6 December 2016)
European Commission against Racism and Intolerance (ECRI)
Published: Strasbourg : COE, 28 February 2017
(Fifth round reports)


Doc.no. CRI(2017)4


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Material type: report about specific country/ies - recommendation
Subject: racism - xenophobia - cyber-hate - discrimination - hate crime - hate speech - integration - homophobia
Country coverage: Luxembourg


Key documents
Hate crime reporting website
ODIHR
17 June 2014
Guide on discrimination grounds
OSCE
2013
Hate crimes in the OSCE region : incidents and responses - annual report for 2012
ODIHR
15 November 2013
Hate crimes in the OSCE region : incidents and responses - annual report for 2011
ODIHR
16 November 2012
Hate crimes in the OSCE region : incidents and responses - annual report for 2010
ODIHR
16 November 2011
Oslo Declaration of the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly and resolutions adopted at the nineteenth annual session
OSCE
10 July 2010