Dispatches: Ukraine Bans Anti-LGBT Discrimination at Work
Last week, Ukraine’s parliament made it illegal to discriminate against lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people in employment – a welcome move in a country where LGBT activists have been attacked and homophobic legislation proposed in recent years.
LGBT rights have been a big issue of debate between Russia and Ukraine, and within Ukraine itself. So it’s good to see some progress is being made.
A 2014 survey by the Nash Mir Center, a Ukrainian LGBT rights nongovernmental organization (NGO), found that more than one-third of lesbian, gay, and bisexual respondents received lower wages, had been denied employment, or had been …read more
Source: Human Rights Watch