this directive has been pushed through by women members who promised to actively promote it into local laws within 3 years.. Meanwhile in Ukraine the new law for up to 5 yrs jail for being gay has passed its first stage.
EU law to protect victims of crime due to sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression
Today the European Parliament agreed on a new Directive on the rights guaranteed to victims of crime in the EU. Notably, it provides specific assistance and protection to people who suffered crime because of their sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression.
The Directive of the European Parliament and of the Council establishing minimum standards on the rights, support and protection of victims of crime now says victims should receive appropriate assistance and protection. Continue reading “EU directs to ban Gay Hate Crime.. as Ukraine urges Anti-gay Law”