Mapping the anti-discrimination framework

Summary

A mapping of the legal, institutional and policy framework regarding anti-discrimination in Turkey and the Western Balkans

Description

The project will include an analysis of discrimination issues in Turkey and the Western Balkans with a mapping of the anti-discrimination legislation, policies and stakeholders in the region (including Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Kosovo, the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Montenegro and Serbia).

The results of the study will:

  • Provide an overview of the anti-discrimination and equality legislation and policies
  • Establish an inventory of discrimination
  • Carry out a mapping of the stakeholders involved in combating discrimination and promoting the principle of equality.

The exercise will cover discrimination on the grounds of racial or ethnic origin, religion or belief, disability, age and sexual orientation. The project will also take into consideration the gender dimension to each of these grounds of discrimination, as well as multiple discrimination. It will cover the following fields:

  • Employment
  • Education
  • Training
  • Social protection
  • Access to goods and services
  • Social advantages and
  • Membership of a workers' organisation.

The study is conducted as a contract for the European Commission's Directorate-General for Employment, Social Affairs and Equal Opportunities in partnership with the Human European Consultancy (HEC).