Protests, Riots, Inequality and a New Constitution for Chile

Protests, Riots, Inequality and a New Constitution for Chile

Chile is in the middle of constitutional upheaval as president Piñera announced — although in a vague and obscure ...
Ageing Societies, Migration and Climate Change bring new Challenges for Gender Equality

Ageing Societies, Migration and Climate Change bring new Challenges for Gender Equality

On Tuesday December 10 2019, EU ministers in charge of gender equality (EPSCO) adopted Council conclusions based ...
Anti-mask Law Ruled a Disproportionate Infringement of Rights Amidst Political Upheaval in Hong Kong

Anti-mask Law Ruled a Disproportionate Infringement of Rights Amidst Political Upheaval in Hong Kong

Not only has the Hong Kong anti-government movement not died down after 6 months, but it has escalated. The ...
CEDAW: The Every Woman Treaty that Already Exists

CEDAW: The Every Woman Treaty that Already Exists

There is an initiative for a new treaty focused on violence against women that calls itself the “Every Woman ...
Crimea Conscripts: Russia continues to flout the Geneva Conventions

Crimea Conscripts: Russia continues to flout the Geneva Conventions

The UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights, in its most recent Report on the Human Rights Situation ...
Human Rights Day 2019: Honouring Youth and Protecting Their Rights

Human Rights Day 2019: Honouring Youth and Protecting Their Rights

On 10 December 2019, we commemorate Human Rights Day, 71 years after the adoption of the Universal Declaration of ...
Syrians Hopeful for a New Era as the Much-Awaited Constitutional Committee is formed

Syrians Hopeful for a New Era as the Much-Awaited Constitutional Committee is formed

In September, 2019, the United Nations Secretary General announced the formation of the long awaited Syrian ...
Equal Pay for Equal Work? Flaws in the Indian Law

Equal Pay for Equal Work? Flaws in the Indian Law

The Equal Remuneration Act 1976 (‘ERA’), a legislation in India dealing with equal pay for equal work for men and ...
The Global Campus of Human Rights is now receiving applications for the 2020 edition of the Venice School of Human Rights

The Global Campus of Human Rights is now receiving applications for the 2020 edition of the Venice School of Human Rights

Human Rights Defenders play an essential role in the realisation of rights and promotion of equality. Not only do ...
Vaccines and the Notwithstanding Clause: an Unnecessary Creation of a Dangerous Precedent

Vaccines and the Notwithstanding Clause: an Unnecessary Creation of a Dangerous Precedent

On November 22, 2019, the provincial government of New Brunswick (Canada) announced it would be employing the ...
Call for Applications: Oak Foundation Research Visitor Programme 

Call for Applications: Oak Foundation Research Visitor Programme 

The Bonavero Institute of Human Rights announces establishment of the Oak Foundation Research Visitor Programme ...
Call for Contributions: Research Roundtable on Civil Liability for Human Rights Violations

Call for Contributions: Research Roundtable on Civil Liability for Human Rights Violations

The Bonavero Institute of Human Rights invites submissions for a Comparative Law Research Roundtable on Civil ...