The decision on the inadmissibility in the case concerning the access to the cinema by a person with disabilities

In its decision in the case of Glaisen v. Switzerland (application no. 40477/13, 18/07/2019) the European Court of Human Rights has by a majority declared the application inadmissible.  The applicant,...

Serbian government is failing to protect women with disabilities in institutions from violence

In its report, the UN Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW Committee) criticized Serbian laws that deprive women with disabilities of their legal capacity, the right to make decisions...

Ethnic profiling of the Roma community

In the case Lingurar v. Romania (application no. 48474/14, 16/04/2019) the European Court of Human Rights unanimously held, that there had been: a violation of Article 3 (prohibition of inhuman...

The UN Committee on discrimination against women (CEDAW) concerned about gender stereotypes and gender-based violence in Serbia

The UN Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women in Serbia (UN Women) and the UN Human Rights Team in Serbia, together with civil society organizations, presented the...

The application of Islamic law in the inheritance dispute contrary to the will of the testator and the heir, has led to the violation of the Convention

The European Court of Human Rights held that there had been a violation of Article 14 of the Convention (prohibition of discrimination) read in conjunction with Article 1 of Protocol...

Authorities did not investigate a possible racist motive in the shooting of a Roma family by a police officer

In the case of Lakatošová and Lakatoš v. Slovakia (application no. 655/16, 11.12.2018) the European Court of Human Rights held, unanimously, that there had been a violation of Article 14...

Report „Two schools under one roof”

The OSCE Mission to Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) presented a report titled ‘Two schools under one roof’: The Most Visible Example of Discrimination in Education in Bosnia and Herzegovina on...

Inclusive education in Serbia

The Serbian government formally pledged in June that all children with disabilities will be able to go to school. Thousands of children with disabilities in Serbia are not enrolled in school. As...

Alternative Report on the implementation of the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against woman in Serbia submitted to CEDAW

Praxis,in cooperation with the European Network for Statelessness (ENS), the European Center for Roma Rights (ERRC) and the Institute for Apatridia and Inclusion (ISI), submitted to the Committee on the...

Discrimination based on gender

In the case of Hülya Ebru Demirel v. Turkey (application no. 30733/08, 19/06/2018) the European Court of Human Rights held that there had been a violation of Article 14 (right...