Parliament calls for EU roadmap to protect fundamental rights of LGBTI people

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Publication Date 04/02/2014
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A resolution adopted by the European Parliament on the 4 February 2014 said that the EU should draw up a roadmap to protect the fundamental rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) people.

In the 2013 EU LGBT survey, the EU Fundamental Rights Agency found that 47% of LGBT people felt discriminated against or harassed and 26% were physically attacked or threatened with violence in the previous five years.

Source Link http://www.europarl.europa.eu/news/en/news-room/content/20140203IPR34507/
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