Gender

Is Consent of the Husband Needed for an Abortion in India?

Is Consent of the Husband Needed for an Abortion in India?

The Indian Supreme Court on 27th October, 2017 in the case of Anil Kumar Malhotra v. Ajay Pasricha, dismissed a ...
Women’s Suffrage in Chile

Women’s Suffrage in Chile

By the time that the Chilean poet and educator, Gabriela Mistral, was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in ...
Addressing Gender Violence: The Urgent Need for Introspection by the ICC

Addressing Gender Violence: The Urgent Need for Introspection by the ICC

The International Criminal Court (ICC) will celebrate its twentieth anniversary in 2018. While this torchbearer of ...
Women’s Suffrage in Switzerland

Women’s Suffrage in Switzerland

In 2017, a Swiss film about the introduction of women’s suffrage on the Swiss federal level attracted much ...
When The Law is Not Enough: International Day of Zero Tolerance for FGM

When The Law is Not Enough: International Day of Zero Tolerance for FGM

On February 6, UN International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation (FGM), the international ...
Gender Recognition, Self-Determination and Segregated Space

Gender Recognition, Self-Determination and Segregated Space

In July 2017, the Government announced a public consultation on legal gender recognition in the United Kingdom. In ...
Einarsson v Iceland: Worrying Implications for Discussing Rape Allegations on Social Media

Einarsson v Iceland: Worrying Implications for Discussing Rape Allegations on Social Media

This post analyses Einarsson v Iceland, a defamation case in which a celebrity sued an Instagram user (‘X’) for ...
Rompiendo el silencio y sosteniendo la mirada: Mujeres denunciantes de tortura sexual en Atenco en la Corte Interamericana de Derechos Humanos

Rompiendo el silencio y sosteniendo la mirada: Mujeres denunciantes de tortura sexual en Atenco en la Corte Interamericana de Derechos Humanos

La Corte Interamericana de Derechos Humanos emitirá, en los próximos meses, la sentencia del “Caso Atenco” relativo
Breaking the Silence, Holding the Gaze: Women Denounce Sexual Torture in Atenco Before the Inter-American Court of Human Rights

Breaking the Silence, Holding the Gaze: Women Denounce Sexual Torture in Atenco Before the Inter-American Court of Human Rights

In the coming months, the Inter-American Court of Human Rights will issue its decision on the Atenco case, ...
Levenstein: A Case to End Prescription of All Sexual Offences in South Africa

Levenstein: A Case to End Prescription of All Sexual Offences in South Africa

Widely considered the most progressive constitution in the world, the South African Constitution contains an ...
The View Beyond Brexit: Equality Rights in Northern Ireland After Divorce (with Evelyn Collins)

The View Beyond Brexit: Equality Rights in Northern Ireland After Divorce (with Evelyn Collins)

The EU has played an important role both internationally and domestically in EU member states, in developing and ...
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 ...

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