The situation of lesbians, gays, bisexuals and transgender people in the Russian Federation 2008

Published: January 1, 2008

The situation of lesbians, gays, bisexuals and transgender people in the Russian Federation 2008

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Contents

1. Introduction

2. Legislation of the Russian Federation
2.1. Antidiscrimination Provisions of the Constitution of the Russian Federation and State
Obligations to Protect Citizens against Discrimination Based on Sexual Orientation
2.2. Analysis of the Russian Criminal, Administrative, Civil, and Family Law for Discriminatory
Provisions, Gaps, and Guarantees of Protection of the Rights of Sexual Minorities
2.3. General Conclusions and Recommendations for Legislation Improvement

3. Discrimination and Violation of the Rights of Homosexuals and Transgender people
3.1. Widespread Violations and Discrimination Based on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity
3.2. Off ences against Life, Violence and Other Treatment that Abases Human Dignity
3.3. Inaction and Abuse of Power by Law Enforcement Bodies, Violation of the Right to Fair Trial
3.4. Invasion of Privacy
3.5. Violations and Attempts to Restrict the Freedom of Expression
3.6. Discrimination in Work and Employment
3.7. Limitation of Freedom of Peaceful Assembly and Association
3.8. Defamation and Stigmatisation by the Mass Media

4. Conclusions and Recommendations
 

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