They were also looking for wide-ranging reforms to reduce corruption and improve prosperity. Highly skilled migrants are rushing westwards in a seemingly unstoppable wave. EU leaders have failed to agree to initiate accession talks with Albania and North Macedonia at the bloc's summit.
Full parity on adoption rights, however, is not included in the law, which still contains restrictions on same-sex couples that are not faced by heterosexual couples. Both male and female same-sex sexual activity have been legal in North Macedonia since and the country has prohibited discrimination on the grounds of sexual orientation and gender identity sincebut same-sex couples and households headed by same-sex couples are not eligible for the same legal protections available to opposite-sex married couples.
In Januarythe European Court of Human Rights ECHR ruled that North Macedonia's requirement that transgender people undergo sex reassignment surgery before their gender marker on ID documents can be changed is a violation of human rights.
There are a few gay-friendly establishments in Skopje and some bars organize "gay nights". The issue has highlighted bitter divisions on the island. DW News on Facebook InBulgaria's Cabinet provided a 0. Wrong language? The family law defines marriage as "a union between a man and a woman".
Over the years, due to strong passenger demand, the frequency has increased to 14 flights a week, the statement said.
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