Grote diversiteit en enige rechtsgelijkheid: juridische samenlevingsvormen voor paren van gelijk geslacht in Europa

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Grote diversiteit en enige rechtsgelijkheid: juridische samenlevingsvormen voor paren van gelijk geslacht in Europa

Type: Article / Letter to editor
Title: Grote diversiteit en enige rechtsgelijkheid: juridische samenlevingsvormen voor paren van gelijk geslacht in Europa
Author: Waaldijk, C.
Journal Title: Justitiële Verkenningen
Issue: 4
Volume: 41
Issue Date: 2015
Keywords: Registered partnership
Cohabitation
Marriage
Family life
Same-sex partners
Non-discrimination
Equality
Abstract: This Dutch version of this article is online at www.wodc.nl/images/jv1504-volledige-tekst_tcm44-604470.pdf/#page=67 and the English version at www.articolo29.it/genius. This article gives a compact overview of developments in national and European law regarding same-sex partners. Over the last decades, new legal family formats (such as registered partnership and de facto union) have been made available in a growing number of countries. The number of countries that have opened up marriage to same-sex couples is also growing. Authors of comparative family law have proposed various classifications of the new legal family formats. Meanwhile, an increasing number of EU laws now acknowledge non-marital partners. The European Courts have been asked several times to rule on controversial differentiations between different legal family formats or between same-sex and different-sex partners. In the case law of the European Court of Human Rights one can find examples of affirmative eloquence which suggest that more steps towards full legal recognition of same-sex families could be expected. This is an edited and updated version of the article 'Great diversity and some equality: non-marital legal family formats for same-sex couples in Europe', that appeared in the book: M. van den Brink et al. (eds.), Equality and human rights: nothing but trouble? – Liber amicorum Titia Loenen, Utrecht, Netherlands Institute of Human Rights 2015 (SIM Special 38, p. 223-245 & 414) and in the journal: GenIUS – Rivista di studi giuridici sull’orientamento sessuale e l’identità di genere 2014 (p. 42-56).
Uri: http://www.wodc.nl/images/jv1504-volledige-tekst_tcm44-604470.pdf/#page=67
Sponsor: Seventh Framework Programme (FP7)
Handle: http://hdl.handle.net/1887/37397
 

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