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Germany-Asylverfahrensgesetz (1992)

Germany-Asylverfahrensgesetz-1992-de Germany-Asylum Act-2011-eng  

1 BvR 3295-07, Federal Constitutional Court, Germany (11 January 2011)

Procedural Posture Constitutional complaint before the Federal Constitutional Court. The complainant challenged a violation of her general right of personality and specifically the component of the right to sexual self-determination. Facts The complainant was born in 1948 with male external genitals. She perceived herself as belonging to the female gender. Her sexual orientation was that […]

Report of the Special Rapporteur on contemporary forms of racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia and related intolerance. Addendum: Mission to Germany, A/HRC/14/43/Add.2, 22 February 2010

III. LEGAL AND INSTITUTIONAL FRAMEWORK B. The General Equal Treatment Act 15. In 2006, the General Equal Treatment Act (Allgemeines Gleichbehandlungsgesetz) was enacted by parliament, coming into force on 18 August 2006. The Act is in fact a transposition into German law of some key European Union (EU) anti-discrimination directives. As section 1 of the […]

Germany-Transsexuellengesetz (1980)


Germany-Gesetz über die Eingetragene Lebenspartnerschaft (2001)

Germany-Gesetz über die Eingetragene Lebenspartnerschaft-2001-de Germany-Law on Registered Civil Partnerships-2009-eng