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LGBT RIGHTS MAKE A BREAKTHROUGH IN CROATIA

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Croatian government plans to legalize same-sex partnerships in the coming weeks, despite internal divisions. The bill allowing gay couples the right to civil partnerships –presented in February- will be submitted to parliament’s vote before the summer break, Croatian government plans.

In December 2013, 66 percent of Croats voted in favour of the introduction of marriage’s definition in the Constitution as “the union between a man and a woman”, banning the possibility of same-sex marriages.

LGBT Rights in Serbia: Legal Framework

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Even though the Constitution of the Republic of Serbia does not specify sexual orientation as one of the bases upon which discrimination is prohibited, it does, in Article 17, state that before the Constitution and the law, all are equal, and thus all have the right to equal protection from discrimination. This is the starting