COVID-19

20 Years After Palermo Protocol: Towards a stronger East African regional anti-trafficking framework

20 Years After Palermo Protocol: Towards a stronger East African regional anti-trafficking framework

The year 2020 marks 20 years since the adoption of the year 2000 Protocol to Prevent, Suppress and Punish ...
Does India’s covid-19 Contact Tracing App Violate Digital Rights?

Does India’s covid-19 Contact Tracing App Violate Digital Rights?

On 14 April 2020, during his speech on the extension of the lockdown in India, Prime Minister Narendra Modi urged ...
Covid-19, Patents and Access to Medication in India

Covid-19, Patents and Access to Medication in India

The Covid-19 pandemic is spreading rapidly across India. India has had a long-drawn struggle around affordable ...
Covid-19 and Rights of Persons with Disabilities in India

Covid-19 and Rights of Persons with Disabilities in India

Covid-19 is not uniform in its impact. Persons with disabilities are disproportionately affected by the pandemic. ...
Domestic Violence in the Age of Coronavirus:  Additional Reporting Barriers and Potential Immigration Consequences in the U.S.

Domestic Violence in the Age of Coronavirus: Additional Reporting Barriers and Potential Immigration Consequences in the U.S.

Increases in the incidence of domestic violence have been reported across the globe during the coronavirus ...
The Need for Empathy: Understanding India’s COVID-19 Lockdown (with Kalpana Kannabiran)

The Need for Empathy: Understanding India’s COVID-19 Lockdown (with Kalpana Kannabiran)

"The question really, for me, is not so much one of the degree of deference that courts should grant the State, ...
Freedom of Expression and Information in the Coronavirus Era

Freedom of Expression and Information in the Coronavirus Era

As 1/3 of the global population faces some form of lockdown to curb the spread of coronavirus, Michelle Bachelet, ...
Now That We Care About Carers: Temporal Casualisation in Mencap and Uber

Now That We Care About Carers: Temporal Casualisation in Mencap and Uber

A few weeks before the lockdown, one of the most important UK labour law cases of the last decade was heard by the ...
Have Prisons In India Become Ticking Time Bombs Amidst COVID-19 Outbreak?

Have Prisons In India Become Ticking Time Bombs Amidst COVID-19 Outbreak?

The Apex court in India, right from the latter half of the 20th Century till as late as March 2020, has upheld the ...
COVID-19 and Domestic Violence in South Africa

COVID-19 and Domestic Violence in South Africa

South Africa has been on state lockdown since midnight of 26 March 2020, in the government’s attempt to curb the ...
Defending Human Rights During a Global Pandemic: Lessons from UNAIDS (with Luisa Cabal)

Defending Human Rights During a Global Pandemic: Lessons from UNAIDS (with Luisa Cabal)

In this episode, we discuss the intersection between the responses to public health crisis and human rights with ...
Covid-19: Crushing Silence Greets Calls to Top Up Child Support Grants in South Africa

Covid-19: Crushing Silence Greets Calls to Top Up Child Support Grants in South Africa

Three weeks into an extensive national lockdown, the South African government has yet to announce any concrete ...

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