|Variations of sex characteristics
|Legal gender recognition without self-determination
|Legal gender recognition with self-determination (over 16)
|Legal gender recognition with self-determination (under 16)
|LGBTI focal points network
|Ministerial call to action
The law No. 05/L-021 on the protection from discrimination (2015) is applicable within education and it explicitly mentions sexual orientation and gender identity as protected grounds.
There are no national policies or action plans to tackle homophobic, biphobic, transphobic or interphobic bullying or promote LGBTQI inclusion.
There is no evidence of compulsory education curricula that include content on sexual orientation, gender identity and expression or variations in sex characteristics. Civil society organisations report that, when included, contents in relation to LGBTQI people tends to be hostile. For instance, wearing clothes of “the opposite sex” is considered as a Sexual Disorder on Psychology books.
There is no evidence of mandatory teacher training on LGBTQI awareness.
There are no clear legal or administrative proceedings to change name or gender marker.
The government does not provide data on homophobic, biphobic, transphobic and interphobic bullying.
There is no evidence of support systems specifically designed to need the needs of LGBTQI learners.
There is no evidence of publicly funded information and guidelines for LGBTQI learners and their families. However, there are certain activities organised by LGBTI NGOs in Kosovo to provide lessons for students, in cooperation with Kosovo Youth Council.
There is no evidence of governmental support for LGBTQI civil society organisations to work specifically on inclusive education. The Government of the Republic of Kosovo, however, has established the Coordinating and Advisory Group on the rights of LGBT Community in Kosovo, in order to ensure a better institutional and civil society coordination for promoting and respecting the rights of the LGBTI community. The group is consisted of a diverse institutions and civil society, including line ministries and civil society, judges, prosecutors and police, the group is led by the Office of Good Governance and is co-chaired in rotation every 6 months by NGOs working directly for the LGBTI community. Coordinating and Advisory Group on the rights of LGBT Community in Kosovo held regular meetings in March 2018 and discussed issues of education, social welfare and health and the implementation of the LGBTI community rights agenda in Kosovo.
– Kosovo has not signed the Call for Action by Ministers – Inclusive and equitable education for all learners in an environment free from discrimination and violence.
– Kosovo is not a member of the European Governmental LGBTI Focal Points Network.