Here you can read about the latest events from the Danish Institute for Human Rights.
Was appointed in March 2011 an equality body in relation to gender. Therefore, DIHR will be hosting a series of after-work meetings on gender equality issues and will also be co-hosting seminars in collaboration with academics, activists, NGOs and human rights workers:
Note: DHIR will be co-hosting the two international seminars about transgenderism in collaboration with Centre for Gender Studies (Copenhagen University), Centre for Gender, Power and Diversity (Roskilde University) and The Coordination for Gender Research in Denmark.
Will host on Dec, 5. 2011 a public hearing on the issue of equal treatment in Denmark: Status of equal treatment in Denmark 2011 – Protection against discrimination outside the labour market. The focus will be on the level of protection in the Danish legislation, on discussing the question of a discrimination-reform in the Danish legal system, and with concrete examples of discrimination on the grounds of age, disability, religion and belief, sexual orientation and gender identity. Finally a panel of politicians from the Danish Parliament will discuss the perspectives of an anti/discrimination law reform. There will also be a speech on the issue of intersectionality and the need for protection outside the labour market.