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LGTBI rights in Europe - EWL participates in ILGA Europe Annual Conference

[Brussels, 29 October 2010] On 27-28th October, EWL Secretary General Myria Vassiliadou attended the 14th ILGA-Europe’s Annual Conference under the theme ’Expressing our differences, challenging our prejudices, developing our alliances’ where she addressed the participants in the first plenary on European Policies on Human Rights of LGBTI people, together with Hans Ytterberg, Director General at Swedish Ministry of Integration and Gender Equality and Detlev Boeing from European Commission, DG Enlargement. She further facilitated a very well attended workshop titled ’Challenging our prejudices: gender’ where participants had the opportunity to discuss prejudices that LGBTI communities and activists based on gender, how these are manifested in everyday life and how stereotypes and prejudices challenge activists’ ability to achieve social transformation.

Find out more about the conference on ILGA Europe’s website: http://www.ilga-europe.org/home/about_us/annual_conference

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