Equal opportunities for all children: Non-discrimination of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) children and young people (2016)
The Council of Europe has repeatedly drawn attention to discrimination against lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) children and young people. The first part of this publication contains a concise analysis of challenges, gaps and opportunities in the field of human rights of LGBTI children and young people. The second part provides a collection of good practices and policies to combat discrimination against children on the grounds of sexual orientation and gender identity and outlines relevant international human rights obligations in the field.
ANALYSIS OF CHALLENGES, GAPS AND OPPORTUNITIES IN THE FIELD OF HUMAN RIGHTS OF LGBTI CHILDREN
GOOD PRACTICES AND POLICIES TO COMBAT DISCRIMINATION AGAINST CHILDREN ON THE GROUNDS OF SEXUAL ORIENTATION AND GENDER IDENTITY
Section 1 – Role of the state, state agencies and ombudsperson for children in protecting rights of LGBTI children and their access to services
Section 2 – Harassment, violence and (cyber)bullying (in and outside the educational sector, including support services provided by charities or NGOs)
Section 3 – Legal gender recognition for transgender children and access to transgender- and intersex-specific health care
Section 4 – Children in rainbow families