Model Guidance on Individual Needs Assessments of Hate Crime Victims

The OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR) has produced a series of resources and tools to assist and support participating States. Within the framework of the Enhancing Stakeholder Awareness and Resources for Hate Crime Victim Support (EStAR) project, OSCE produced a report on Understanding the Needs of Hate Crime Victims. This model […]

EU Guidelines on the promotion and protection of freedom of religion or belief

Adopted in 2013, the EU Guidelines on the promotion and protection of freedom of religion or belief contain toolkits and directions on how the EU should preserve and support freedom of religion or belief in its external action. This document aims to offer an orientation to European policies aimed at the protection of people of all […]

Intersectional discrimination in Europe: relevance, challenges and ways forward

Intersectionality has gained increasing attention in Europe, both in academic and policy fields. The concept gives policy makers and sociologists the opportunity to approach inequality, capturing discrimination patterns which tend to be invisibilised or overlooked. Instead of relying solely on single-axis frameworks, an intersectional approach caters to the multidimensionality of people’s experiences and identities. Intersectionality […]