Women’s Rights and Gender Justice
Recent studies suggest that people in Euro-Mediterranean region continue to experience gender-based violence more often than anywhere else in the world. In the last few years we have seen an increase of gender-based violence phenomena, which now take many forms, from cyber stalking to image abuse or even death threats. According to the United Nations, women are 27 times more likely than men to be harassed online. Acts of this kind too often go unpunished because they are disconnected from reality. Yet, women’s and LGBTIQ+ people’s rights must be guaranteed, both offline and online.
The Istanbul Convention: A crucial instrument to counteract gender-based violence in an increasingly contested international context.
On the 9th anniversary of the entry into force of the Council of Europe Convention on preventing and combating violence against women and domestic violence, colloquially known as the Istanbul
In the Euro-Mediterranean region, two watchwords against LGBTQI+’ rights violations: resistance and resilience
As June is Pride month all over the world, a worrying increase in hate speech and hate crimes against LGBTQI+ people in the Euro-Mediterranean region have been reported these last
In the Euro-Mediterranean region, political decisions increase violations of LGBTQI+ people’s rights
On the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia (IDAHOBIT), EuroMed Rights stresses its solidarity with organisations and LGBTQI+ activists combating discrimination on grounds of sexual orientation and gender identity across