Gender

‘Beyond the Courtroom: Accountability for Grave and Systemic Human Rights Abuses’ (2019) U of OxHRH J 55

‘Beyond the Courtroom: Accountability for Grave and Systemic Human Rights Abuses’ (2019) U of OxHRH J 55

The institutional design of the UN inquiry procedure means that human rights abusers do not go unchallenged ...
“Women are not in the Best Positions to Make These Decisions by Themselves”: Gender Stereotypes in the Uruguayan Abortion Law’ (2019) U of OxHRH J 25

“Women are not in the Best Positions to Make These Decisions by Themselves”: Gender Stereotypes in the Uruguayan Abortion Law’ (2019) U of OxHRH J 25

Both sides of the abortion debate draw on gender stereotypes, pernicious attitudes about women, and dangerous ...
Gym Use and Changing Rooms: the illegality and chilling effect of (trans)gender segregation

Gym Use and Changing Rooms: the illegality and chilling effect of (trans)gender segregation

A recent, high-profile article published on HuffPost claimed that the popular leisure group – David Lloyd Leisure ...
“Social will” as important as political will for implementing human rights

“Social will” as important as political will for implementing human rights

What has been largely overlooked in the human rights theory and practice is what I would call the lack of “social ...
Antwerp Court muddies the waters: Belgian Burkini Ban Justified

Antwerp Court muddies the waters: Belgian Burkini Ban Justified

On 18 December 2018, the Antwerp court of first instance held that the burkini ban in the Antwerp Police ...
The Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Bill, 2018: A Tale of Reneged Promises

The Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Bill, 2018: A Tale of Reneged Promises

On April 15, 2014, the Indian Supreme Court in National Legal Services Authority (‘NALSA’) v. Union of India ...
India’s New Transgender Bill and its Discontents

India’s New Transgender Bill and its Discontents

The government of India attempted to take a progressive step to protect the rights and dignity of transgender ...
Universal jurisdiction to the rescue: a way forward for victims of Franco-era crimes of gender-based violence?

Universal jurisdiction to the rescue: a way forward for victims of Franco-era crimes of gender-based violence?

Between the years of 1960 and 1974, Spanish lawyer and feminist activist Lidia Falcón O’Neill was detained seven ...
The Indian Anti-Trafficking Bill, 2018: A Misguided Attempt to Resolve the Human Trafficking Crisis in India

The Indian Anti-Trafficking Bill, 2018: A Misguided Attempt to Resolve the Human Trafficking Crisis in India

The controversial Trafficking of Persons (Prevention, Protection and Rehabilitation) Bill, 2018 (The Bill), is ...
Working Together: Human Rights and the Sustainable Development Goals (with Sandra Fredman)

Working Together: Human Rights and the Sustainable Development Goals (with Sandra Fredman)

The United Nations adopted the Sustainable Development Goals in 2015. They aim to end poverty, protect the planet ...
Ethics of Care and The Public Good of Abortion’ (2019) U of OxHRH J 1

Ethics of Care and The Public Good of Abortion’ (2019) U of OxHRH J 1

Abortion is an important aspect of promoting caring relationships within society.
UK Reform of Gender Recognition and the Commission for Equality and Human Rights

UK Reform of Gender Recognition and the Commission for Equality and Human Rights

The UK Government’s consultation on reforming the  Gender Recognition Act 2004 proposes making it easier for trans ...

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