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Two leading justice advocacies in the EU, OSI and Justicia, are organising a two-day event in Brussels (13–14 May) to discuss legal aid as well as existing criminal procedures.
FRA will also take part in the event. The event aims to explore the views and roles of civil society organisations in this area.
The project will provide Member States with concrete examples of different practices in the area of victim support – based on an analysis of what currently exists at Member State level.
The principle of non-discrimination is firmly established in European Union (EU) legislation and includes provisions relating to access to justice. This report examines the process of seeking redress in cases of discrimination. It provides a detailed analysis of what the EU Member State bodies that deal with cases of discrimination do to support possible victims of discrimination and to offer them redress. It examines the factors obstructing effective remedies, such as the complexity of the complaints system, which discourage people from bringing cases and reinforce victims’ feelings of helplessness