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Scotland Is Best Place In Europe For LGBT

15 11.05.2015 Инфо

According to a new ranking, released Sunday, Scotland has been rated the best country in Europe in terms of LGBT and intersex legal equality. The country topped human rights organisation ILGA-Europe's Rainbow index , which considers a range of 48 factors including employment equality, measures to tackle hate crime, legal gender recognition and parenting rights. Scotland met 92% of ILGA-Europe's criteria, compared with 86% for the UK as a whole. Belgium and Malta were next on the list, at 83% and 80% respectively, followed by Sweden and Croatia.