Private and family life

Role of Minimum Wages in Recognition of Unpaid Domestic Care Work in India: A Sign of Progress?

Role of Minimum Wages in Recognition of Unpaid Domestic Care Work in India: A Sign of Progress?

In February 2024, the Indian Supreme Court in Arvind Kumar Pandey v Girish Pandey [2024], stated that the ‘deemed income’ of a homemaker cannot be valued less than the minimum...
Maymulakhin and Markiv v Ukraine: Perspectives on Same-Sex Relations in Ukraine in Light of the European Court of Human Rights’ Decision

Maymulakhin and Markiv v Ukraine: Perspectives on Same-Sex Relations in Ukraine in Light of the European Court of Human Rights’ Decision

Since the publication of our previous blog post about perspectives on same-sex marriage legalization in Ukraine, an online petition about this issue, submitted to Ukrainian president Volodymyr Zelenskyy, has received...
A Slippery Slide Back to Parliamentary Sovereignty? The Namibian Parliament Looks to Override the Supreme Court’s Decision to Recognise Same Sex Marriages

A Slippery Slide Back to Parliamentary Sovereignty? The Namibian Parliament Looks to Override the Supreme Court’s Decision to Recognise Same Sex Marriages

On 16 May 2023, a day before the International Day Against Homophobia, the Supreme Court of Namibia (SC) ordered government to recognise same-sex marriages validly concluded outside of Namibia. Four...
Expanding Definitions of ‘Family’ in Deepika Singh v. CAT

Expanding Definitions of ‘Family’ in Deepika Singh v. CAT

Image Description: Two different handprints with a heart drawn in between them Recently, the Indian Supreme Court discussed the idea of expanding the traditional idea of a family unit in...
Adoption Process in India: A Tedious Exercise Hampering Child Rights

Adoption Process in India: A Tedious Exercise Hampering Child Rights

Image Description: An orphanage in India where many children are sitting in a circle. A man is distributing gifts to these children. Recently the Indian Apex Court in Temple Healing...
Adbi Ibrahim v Norway: What It Takes to Make People Feel Integrated “Here in Europe” Without Necessarily “Becoming Like Them Norwegian Christians”

Adbi Ibrahim v Norway: What It Takes to Make People Feel Integrated “Here in Europe” Without Necessarily “Becoming Like Them Norwegian Christians”

Image Description: A Norwegian flag flying in the sky. On December 10th, the ECtHR’s GC (Grand Chamber) issued its last 2021 judgment in Adbi Ibrahim, a truly sad case. The...
The Digitisation of Agriculture in India: How AgriStack Infringes Informational Privacy

The Digitisation of Agriculture in India: How AgriStack Infringes Informational Privacy

As digital capitalism paves the way for a new world order, Big Tech entities are increasingly participating in building digital architecture for developing nations to gain public trust. In India,...
MA v Denmark and Fedotova and Others v Russia: Judicial Activism in Protecting the Right to Family Life?

MA v Denmark and Fedotova and Others v Russia: Judicial Activism in Protecting the Right to Family Life?

On 9.7.21, the GC of the ECtHR found a violation of Article 8 ECHR in the case of a Syrian national enjoying temporary protection in Denmark, M.A., who could only...
Youth Led Litigation Highlights the Intergenerational Impact of Climate Change

Youth Led Litigation Highlights the Intergenerational Impact of Climate Change

The impact of dangerous climate change on our children and future generations has been highlighted by campaigns around the world such as Fridays for Future, which grew out of Greta...
Czech Constitutional Court: No Recognition of Foreign Adoption by Same-Sex Couples

Czech Constitutional Court: No Recognition of Foreign Adoption by Same-Sex Couples

The recent decision of the Czech Constitutional Court (‘CCC’), Pl. ÚS 6/20, against allowing recognition of foreign adoption decisions in Czechia is harmful in outcome and evasive and formalistic in...
Ireland: Historic Victory for Environmental Campaigners

Ireland: Historic Victory for Environmental Campaigners

In a landmark decision, the Irish Supreme Court has unanimously quashed what it termed the Irish Government’s ‘excessively vague’ plan to tackle climate change. The Court held that the plan...

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