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Well-resourced, well-aimed victim support is vital to ensure that victims of crime have real access to justice for the suffering they have been caused and ensure their rights are respected. In the first comprehensive assessment of victim support services throughout the European Union, published today, the EU Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) notes that despite improvements, challenges remain in many Member States.
The alarming reality of what it is like being transgender in the EU today is revealed in a new report by the EU Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA). Violence and discrimination are common. Many hide their identity, are marginalised, and live in isolation or even fear.
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The EU Charter of Fundamental Rights entered into force on 1 December 2009. To celebrate its first five years, FRA has produced this infographic.
This video message by UN Special Rapporteur Francois Crépeau was produced for the Fundamental Rights Conference 2014 (FRC) on Migration.
This video message by UN High Commissioner Prince Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein was produced for the Fundamental Rights Conference 2014 (FRC) on Migration.
Two new reports by the European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) present the human rights situation at the EU’s air and land borders where asylum seekers as well as victims of trafficking for labour and sexual exploitation and for organ extraction may also first enter the EU.
This video was shown in the beginning of the high-level conference “Tackling sexual orientation and gender identity discrimination: next steps in EU and Member State policy making”.
This video message by Ulrike Lunacek was produced for the high-level conference “Tackling sexual orientation and gender identity discrimination: next steps in EU and Member State policy making”.




This video message by Conchita Wurst was produced for the high-level conference “Tackling sexual orientation and gender identity discrimination: next steps in EU and Member State policy making”.
On 28 October 2014, the Italian Presidency of the Council of the EU, in cooperation with FRA and the General Secretariat of the Council, hosted the high-level conference “Tackling sexual orientation and gender identity discrimination: next steps in EU and Member State policy making”.
The call for more equality for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and intersex (LGBTI) people takes centre stage at a high-level conference at the Council of the EU in Brussels on 28 October 2014. It is the first time a Presidency of the Council of the EU convenes such a meeting, signalling a renewed drive by EU institutions to tackle the discrimination and hostility still faced by LGBTI people across Europe today.
Hundreds of thousands of people are coming to Europe to seek safety from persecution and war, or simply in search of a better life. In order to guarantee respect for the rights of those arriving at the EU’s shores and ensure they can achieve their full potential to the benefit of themselves and EU society, an effective and sustainable migration policy is vital.
The Spanish Observatory against domestic and gender violence has awarded its prestigious annual prize to the EU Agency for Fundamental Rights for its outstanding work to help end violence against women.
FRA has developed a family of five infographics to help raise awareness of the voting rights of people with disabilities.
FRA has developed a family of five infographics to help raise awareness of the voting rights of people with disabilities.
FRA has developed a family of five infographics to help raise awareness of the voting rights of people with disabilities.
FRA has developed a family of five infographics to help raise awareness of the voting rights of people with disabilities.
FRA has developed a family of five infographics to help raise awareness of the voting rights of people with disabilities.
All across the EU, children without parental care risk falling victims of abuse or trafficking. Today, the EU Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) releases a handbook to strengthen national guardianship systems for children in Europe, as part of the EU’s anti-trafficking strategy which recognises the vital role guardians play in protecting children from harm.
After the success of the first edition, the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) and the European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) are today launching an update of their guide to European law on asylum, borders and immigration. As well as updating the material contained in the handbook published last year, the guide is being made available in a further two languages.