Gender-based violence

Why Turkey’s Withdrawal of the Istanbul Convention was Inconsistent with International Law

Why Turkey’s Withdrawal of the Istanbul Convention was Inconsistent with International Law

Turkey was the first State to sign and withdraw from the Istanbul Convention. Turkey ratified the Convention on 24 ...
The Hidden Pandemic of Domestic Abuse: Will Criminalising Coercive Control in Australia Protect the Most Vulnerable?

The Hidden Pandemic of Domestic Abuse: Will Criminalising Coercive Control in Australia Protect the Most Vulnerable?

Globally, organisations supporting survivors of domestic abuse have faced unparalleled challenges during the ...
Shaping the Future of Sexual and Reproductive Health Rights at Work

Shaping the Future of Sexual and Reproductive Health Rights at Work

Sexual and reproductive health rights are not normally thought of as materialising in the workplace, but there ...
Shaping the Future of Safe Childbirth

Shaping the Future of Safe Childbirth

While maternal mortality rates have been decreasing, they have not been decreasing for all types of women. ...
How the Prison System is Failing Women and Why it is a Human Rights Issue

How the Prison System is Failing Women and Why it is a Human Rights Issue

While women make up the minority in global prison populations, they are the fastest growing prison population. With
Sadaf Aziz v. Federation of Pakistan: The end of virginity testing in Pakistan?

Sadaf Aziz v. Federation of Pakistan: The end of virginity testing in Pakistan?

Across Pakistan, the two finger test (TFT), also known as the virginity and hymen test is conducted on female ...
The ‘Death to Asylum’ Rule: United States’ Evisceration of Women’s Rights under the Refugee Convention

The ‘Death to Asylum’ Rule: United States’ Evisceration of Women’s Rights under the Refugee Convention

The United States’ (‘US’) new Rule on processing asylum applications, which was to take effect from 10 January ...
Right to a Better World: Violence Against Women

Right to a Better World: Violence Against Women

In this episode of Right to a Better World, experts share challenges they have faced, and tactics they have used ...
Ten years of the Argentine inquiry into Franco-era crimes: what has been achieved?

Ten years of the Argentine inquiry into Franco-era crimes: what has been achieved?

On 14 April 2010, the Argentinean criminal courts began an investigation into alleged crimes against humanity ...
South Africa calls for comments on progressive GBV Bill

South Africa calls for comments on progressive GBV Bill

Structural and legislative innovations aim to respond to gender-based violence plaguing South Africa. Recently, the
Forced hysterectomies in detention: Immediate and long-term responses to ICE abuse needed

Forced hysterectomies in detention: Immediate and long-term responses to ICE abuse needed

On September 14, 2020, Project South and whistleblower Dawn Pooten filed a complaint with the US Department of ...
The Inter American Court of Human Rights sets standards on the gender-based violence continuum in educational settings

The Inter American Court of Human Rights sets standards on the gender-based violence continuum in educational settings

Guzmán Albarracín and Others vs Ecuador, adopted by the Inter American Court of Human Rights in June 2020, is ...

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