Children's Rights

Indian Supreme Court Strengthens Right to Education for Children with Disabilities

Indian Supreme Court Strengthens Right to Education for Children with Disabilities

In a judgment delivered on 28 October 2021, the Indian Supreme Court took an important step in the direction of ...
Between Cross-Border Obligations and Domestic Remedies: The UN Committee on the Rights of the Child’s decision on Sacchi v Argentina (Part 2)

Between Cross-Border Obligations and Domestic Remedies: The UN Committee on the Rights of the Child’s decision on Sacchi v Argentina (Part 2)

This is the second post evaluating Sacchi v Argentina. The first post in this series can be found here. A longer ...
Between Cross-Border Obligations and Domestic Remedies: The UN Committee on the Rights of the Child’s decision on Sacchi v Argentina (Part 1)

Between Cross-Border Obligations and Domestic Remedies: The UN Committee on the Rights of the Child’s decision on Sacchi v Argentina (Part 1)

The UN Committee on the Rights of the Child has delivered its long-awaited admissibility decision on Sacchi et al ...
The Potential of Bold Remedial Relief to Enforce Socio-Economic Rights in South Africa – Komape v Minister of Basic Education

The Potential of Bold Remedial Relief to Enforce Socio-Economic Rights in South Africa – Komape v Minister of Basic Education

Komape v Minister of Basic Education concerns the unsafe, undignified sanitation facilities in schools in the ...
What Remains Following the UNCRC (Incorporation) (Scotland) Bill Reference Judgment?

What Remains Following the UNCRC (Incorporation) (Scotland) Bill Reference Judgment?

The United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (Incorporation) (Scotland) Bill (UNCRC Bill) passed ...
Rajasthan’s Registration of Marriages Amendment: Gaps in India’s Prohibition of Child Marriage Act

Rajasthan’s Registration of Marriages Amendment: Gaps in India’s Prohibition of Child Marriage Act

India is home to the largest number of child brides, according to a UNICEF report published in 2019. Recently ...
Bell v Tavistock on Appeal: Court of Appeal Upholds Young Persons’ Ability to Consent to Puberty-Blocking Medication

Bell v Tavistock on Appeal: Court of Appeal Upholds Young Persons’ Ability to Consent to Puberty-Blocking Medication

On Friday 17th September, the Court of Appeal handed down its decision in the appeal of Bell v Tavistock and ...
A Critique of Amendments to the Juvenile Justice Act in India

A Critique of Amendments to the Juvenile Justice Act in India

Recently, the Indian Rajya Sabha (upper house of Parliament) passed the Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of ...
Corte Inter-Americana de Derechos Humanos: El derecho a estar libre de violencia en contextos educativos.

Corte Inter-Americana de Derechos Humanos: El derecho a estar libre de violencia en contextos educativos.

En junio del año 2020 la Corte Interamericana de Derechos Humanos (Corte IDH) dictó sentencia en el caso Paola ...
Inter-American Court of Human Rights: Freedom from Sexual Violence in Educational Contexts

Inter-American Court of Human Rights: Freedom from Sexual Violence in Educational Contexts

In June 2020, the Inter-American Court of Human Right (‘IACtHR’) issued a judgment in the case of  Paola ...
Canada’s Failure: Climate Change and International Human Rights

Canada’s Failure: Climate Change and International Human Rights

“While I was breathing in wildfire smoke last month with Vancouver’s air quality rated worst in the world, ...
Inevitability as the New Discrimination Defence: UK Supreme Court Mangles Indirect Discrimination Analysis While Finding the Two-Child Limit Lawful

Inevitability as the New Discrimination Defence: UK Supreme Court Mangles Indirect Discrimination Analysis While Finding the Two-Child Limit Lawful

The UK Supreme Court has delivered its long-awaited judgment in R (on the application of SC, CB and 8 children) ...

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