Nothing Right about Children’s Rights in Pakistan

Nothing Right about Children’s Rights in Pakistan

The first week of August 2015 has been witness to what is being called Pakistan’s ‘biggest child abuse scandal’– ...
OPBP Volunteer Wins Human Rights Essay Prize

OPBP Volunteer Wins Human Rights Essay Prize

Oxford Pro Bono Group fundee Michael Rhimes has won the essay competition run by UK human rights charity René ...
Adam Wagner Shortlisted for Liberty Human Rights Lawyer of the Year

Adam Wagner Shortlisted for Liberty Human Rights Lawyer of the Year

Adam Wagner, a barrister at 1 Crown Office Row, has been shortlisted by human rights advocacy organization ...
Growing Pains in Timor Leste

Growing Pains in Timor Leste

Timor Leste’s stability is under focus following the recent killing by security forces of Mauk Moruk, a long-time ...
In Memory of Bob Hepple

In Memory of Bob Hepple

It is with a heavy heart that I write to say farewell to Bob Hepple, who died in the early hours of Friday 21st ...
A Human Rights Perspective of the Supreme Court Verdict on the Basic Structure Doctrine

A Human Rights Perspective of the Supreme Court Verdict on the Basic Structure Doctrine

In a recent verdict by the Supreme Court of Pakistan (“SCP”), the constitutionality of, inter alia, the 21st ...
Canadian Equality Rights E-book Published

Canadian Equality Rights E-book Published

Jonnette Watson Hamilton and Jennifer Koshan, Professors at the University of Calgary Faculty of Law, have ...
Equal Rights Trust Publishes First Comprehensive Report on Inequality in Ukraine

Equal Rights Trust Publishes First Comprehensive Report on Inequality in Ukraine

On Friday 14 August the Equal Rights Trust launched its latest country report In the Crosscurrents: Addressing ...
Subramaniam Swamy v Union of India: Criminal Defamation and the Countours of Free Speech

Subramaniam Swamy v Union of India: Criminal Defamation and the Countours of Free Speech

The Supreme Court of India recently concluded its hearings in Subramaniam Swamy v Union of India, challenging the ...
Access to Justice: A Facet of Gender Equality

Access to Justice: A Facet of Gender Equality

In its last session, the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW Committee) released ...
Long Walk to Education – Scholar Transport Now an Element of the Right to Basic Education in South Africa

Long Walk to Education – Scholar Transport Now an Element of the Right to Basic Education in South Africa

In the precedent-setting decision of Tripartite Steering Committee and Another, the Eastern Cape High Court held ...
Keeping Abreast of Hong Kong’s ‘Breast Assault’ Case: A Legal and Feminist Critique

Keeping Abreast of Hong Kong’s ‘Breast Assault’ Case: A Legal and Feminist Critique

All men are equal, but some men are more equal than others – others as in women, regrettably. It may not be ...