Find more about the latest contestations of gender equality in countries across the Euro-Mediterranean region below.
10 May 2023
Proposed amendments to ‘conversion therapy’ bill to exempt priests and those that receive consent
Political Party Members of Parliament Draft Law/Decree/Reform Conservatism Anti-feminism Anti-gender Freedom from discrimination Freedom from violence Freedom of expression, thought, conscience and religion
15 Mar 2023
Targeting of feminists in Lyon by far-right groups.
Anti-gender Anti-feminism Freedom from violence Freedom of assembly and association Freedom of expression, thought, conscience and religion Citizens' Initiative Enactment of violence (offline/online) Smearing campaign/Diffamation
13 Mar 2023
LGBTIQ+ parents’ rights under attack: Italy’s recent right-wing government takes steps to limit the rights of same-sex parents
Political Party Members of Parliament Draft Law/Decree/Reform Conservatism Anti-feminism Sexual and reproductive health and rights Family life, marriage/divorce and child protection
18 Jan 2023
Proposal to establish anti-abortion “pro-life” celebration
Members of Parliament State Institutions/Bodies Draft Law/Decree/Reform Illiberalism Anti-feminism Anti-gender Conservatism Sexual and reproductive health and rights Highest attainable standard of physical and mental health