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Publication: "Discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity in Spanish law"

  • Discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity in Spanish law
    • Synopsis

      This document provides a detailed analysis of international law and, in further depth, national legislation tackling discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity.

      It includes a presentation and introduction and its first chapter provides a conceptual and historical overview of discrimination due to sexual identity and gender identity. The second chapter includes an analysis of international legislation on discrimination due to sexual orientation and gender identity while the third chapter analyses national legislation on discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity. The fourth chapter focuses on the guidelines dictated by the criminal system and the fifth chapter discusses discrimination against LGTBs in the civil law. Chapter six of the document analyses sexual orientation and gender identity in labour, while chapter seven discusses potential cases of discrimination in the field of health. Finally, chapter eight analyses specific issues related to discrimination due to gender identity.

    • Themes

      Discrimination, Gender / sexual orientation, Justice

    • Year

      2008

    • Authors
      • Josefina Alventosa del Río. Ministerio de Trabajo y Asuntos Sociales.
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      Discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity in Spanish law

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