Right to dignity

Dobbs and Dignity

Dobbs and Dignity

Image description: A board with the sign 'Bans Off Our Bodies".   On Friday, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that ...
The provision of stationery as a component of the right to basic education in South Africa

The provision of stationery as a component of the right to basic education in South Africa

Image Description: Pupils in a classroom in Cape Town, South Africa. There are over 80 pupils in this classroom ...
Dignity of Life and the Rights of Deceased Persons in India amid COVID-19

Dignity of Life and the Rights of Deceased Persons in India amid COVID-19

Image description: A cemetery in India.  COVID-19 has claimed many lives. As a result, many bodies of deceased ...
Vikash Kumar: Dignity and Disability Rights at the Indian Supreme Court

Vikash Kumar: Dignity and Disability Rights at the Indian Supreme Court

Image description: The first page of the Americans with Disabilities Act 1988, as introduced in the Senate of the ...
What Price Comedy? Freedom of Expression and Dignity Clash at Canada’s Supreme Court

What Price Comedy? Freedom of Expression and Dignity Clash at Canada’s Supreme Court

The boy with a subwoofer on his head. When I complained that he sang badly, I was told “He’s dying. Let him live ...
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 constitutionality of section 10 of the South African Equality Act: a case for balancing the rights to equality, dignity and freedom of expression

The constitutionality of section 10 of the South African Equality Act: a case for balancing the rights to equality, dignity and freedom of expression

Section 10 of the Promotion of Equality and Prevention of Unfair Discrimination Act (“the Equality Act”) has not ...
Right to housing and dignity denied: Indian Supreme Court orders eviction of slum dwellers within 3 months

Right to housing and dignity denied: Indian Supreme Court orders eviction of slum dwellers within 3 months

In a recent order passed in the case of MC Mehta v. Union of India, the Supreme Court has given directions to ...
Separated, Locked Down, and Unequal: The Grey Hair Revolution’s resistance to draconian quarantine in Colombia

Separated, Locked Down, and Unequal: The Grey Hair Revolution’s resistance to draconian quarantine in Colombia

In July 2020, Colombian Administrative Judge Edith Alarcón-Bernal announced her decision to protect the rights to ...
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 ...
Kenyan High Court breaks rank with Supreme Court on the right to prompt notification for reasons of arrest

Kenyan High Court breaks rank with Supreme Court on the right to prompt notification for reasons of arrest

In Mohamed Feisal& 19 others v Henry Kandie et. Al. the Kenyan High Court departed from a decision by the ...
Discriminatory Torture of an LGBTI Person: Landmark Precedent Set by the Inter-American Court

Discriminatory Torture of an LGBTI Person: Landmark Precedent Set by the Inter-American Court

Earlier this year, the Inter-American Court of Human Rights (IACtHR) issued a landmark judgment Azul Rojas Marín ...

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