Children's Rights

The Legality of Unilateral Child Conversion in Malaysia

The Legality of Unilateral Child Conversion in Malaysia

For Indira Gandhi, whose husband converted to Islam and attempted to unilaterally convert their daughter as well, ...
The Supreme Court of India Reads down the Marital Rape Exception: A Partial Victory for Women’s Rights Advocates

The Supreme Court of India Reads down the Marital Rape Exception: A Partial Victory for Women’s Rights Advocates

In a recent case, Independent Thought v. Union of India and Anr, a division bench of the Supreme Court of India ...
Child Marriage before the Indian Supreme Court

Child Marriage before the Indian Supreme Court

The Supreme Court of India on 11th October 2017 ruled that sexual intercourse or sexual acts by a man with his ...
Children’s Rights, Illegitimacy and the Rule of Law in Malaysia

Children’s Rights, Illegitimacy and the Rule of Law in Malaysia

In A Child v National Registration Department, 25th July 2017, the Malaysian Court of Appeal held that a Muslim ...
Charlie Gard: Children’s Rights and Parent’s Responsibilities

Charlie Gard: Children’s Rights and Parent’s Responsibilities

The tragic death of Charlie Gard brings to an end the stream of litigation that surrounded his short life. His ...
Likuwa v City of Windhoek: Namibian Court Misses an Opportunity to Develop Land Occupation Laws

Likuwa v City of Windhoek: Namibian Court Misses an Opportunity to Develop Land Occupation Laws

Namibia’s history is one tainted by grotesque land evictions en masse and natives suffering dispossession at the ...
Using Technology to Personalise and Advance Learning in Classrooms in India

Using Technology to Personalise and Advance Learning in Classrooms in India

India has seen a push from both the private and state sectors to use technology in an effort to improve learning ...
What’s in a Name? Identity of Children in Criminal Proceedings Heads to Court

What’s in a Name? Identity of Children in Criminal Proceedings Heads to Court

The North Gauteng High Court has recently considered the protection of identity for child victims, witnesses and ...
The Multiple Imperatives To Protect Schools As Safe Spaces Of Learning

The Multiple Imperatives To Protect Schools As Safe Spaces Of Learning

As of January 10 2017, 57 states have endorsed the Safe Schools Declaration, setting out the importance of ...
Child marriage and sexual assault of children in Turkey – does public opinion matter?

Child marriage and sexual assault of children in Turkey – does public opinion matter?

The issue of child marriage and sexual abuse of children in Turkey has once again been placed in the spotlight, ...
Let’s Talk About Sex Education and Human Rights in Schools

Let’s Talk About Sex Education and Human Rights in Schools

RightsUp #RightNow is a series of mini episodes in the RightsUp podcast series that explores current events ...
Australia set to ban asylum seekers from entering Australia: It is time to hold Australia accountable

Australia set to ban asylum seekers from entering Australia: It is time to hold Australia accountable

On the 30th of October 2016, the Australian government announced that it would be introducing a law into ...

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