Children's Rights

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) ...
Shaping the Future of Sexual and Reproductive Health Rights at School

Shaping the Future of Sexual and Reproductive Health Rights at School

Schools needs to be a place of safety for learners. Tragically, sexual and reproductive health rights can be ...
A Renewed Call for the Need for Recognition of the Non-Marital Family in the Irish Constitution

A Renewed Call for the Need for Recognition of the Non-Marital Family in the Irish Constitution

On 24th April 2021, the deliberations of the Citizens' Assembly on Gender Equality recommended forty five changes ...
Mandatory Vaccination in the Czech Republic does not Violate Human Rights

Mandatory Vaccination in the Czech Republic does not Violate Human Rights

Vavřička and Others v. the Czech Republic (8 April 2021) concerned the legal obligation of parents in the Czech ...
Equal Marriage – Unequal Parenthood

Equal Marriage – Unequal Parenthood

In 2017, same-sex couples in Germany were granted the right to marry. While the legislator’s decision was ...

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