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The struggle for LGBT rights in Lithuania, between religion and human rights

On June 16, 2015 media reports quoted Prime Minister Algirdas Butkevicius as saying that a civil partnership bill was being discussed with the leaders of the Lithuanian Roman Catholic Church. The discussion centered around whether or not the bill would apply to both heterosexual and …

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NEDF organized an international seminar on human rights principles and religious values

In order to seek for a constructive dialogue between LGBT* people and religious communities, the member organizations of the National Equality and Diversity Forum (NEDF), in collaboration with European Network on Religion and Belief organized an international seminar-discussion “Religion, traditional values and human rights” on …

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National Equality and Diversity Awards Recognize Equal Opportunity Advocates in Lithuania

In a gala ceremony on the 28th of April, 2015, the 2014 National Equality and Diversity Awards were handed out to individuals, organizations and initiatives that contributed most to promoting equality and diversity in Lithuania. The annual event was organized by the National Equality and …

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