Factsheet

November
2010

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) rights in the European Union

Factsheet
Developments over the past years testify to the increasing awareness of the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) persons in the European Union. This factsheet presents the policy context and key findings of the FRA report on Homophobia, transphobia and discrimination on grounds of sexual orientation and gender identity.
October
2010

Police stops and minorities: understanding and preventing discriminatory ethnic profiling

Factsheet
When used as an investigation technique in the context of law enforcement, ethnic profiling is often referred to as “criminal profiling”. This type of profiling uses indicators such as physical features, appearance or behaviour to give a “suspect description”. Profiling becomes unlawful when it is discriminatory.
November
2009

The situation of Roma EU citizens moving to and settling in other EU Member States

Factsheet
This factsheet highlights the different experiences of Roma regarding accessing housing, healthcare, education and social welfare. Across all countries studied, many respondents identified two main problems: the difficulty in finding a job in the formal labour market of their destination country, and difficulties with registration of residence.

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