Gender

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 ...
Indian Supreme Court Decriminalises Adultery: A Step Closer to Criminalising Marital Rape

Indian Supreme Court Decriminalises Adultery: A Step Closer to Criminalising Marital Rape

In the landmark decision in Joseph Shine v Union of India on 27 September 2018, the Indian Supreme Court ...
Indian Supreme Court Strikes Down Ban on Women’s Entry into Religious Temple

Indian Supreme Court Strikes Down Ban on Women’s Entry into Religious Temple

Recently, a (4:1) majority of a five-judge bench of the Indian Supreme Court in Indian Lawyers ...
Tackling India’s Devadasi System –  A Matter of Policing and Public Order?

Tackling India’s Devadasi System –  A Matter of Policing and Public Order?

In September 2017, India’s National Human Rights Commission issued notices to the states of Andhra Pradesh and ...
Gender Recognition Reform – The Current Debate is Misconceived

Gender Recognition Reform – The Current Debate is Misconceived

The Gender Recognition Act 2004 ('GRA') allows transgender people in England and Wales to be legally recognised in ...
A Better Future for Women at Work’ (2018) U of OxHRH J 1

A Better Future for Women at Work’ (2018) U of OxHRH J 1

Law still retains a vital role in modifying cultural norms and oppressive structures that underpin women's role in ...
Early Childhood Education and Care for Informal Workers: An Emancipatory Framework for Better Working Futures’ (2018) U of OxHRH J 16

Early Childhood Education and Care for Informal Workers: An Emancipatory Framework for Better Working Futures’ (2018) U of OxHRH J 16

The practice of taking children to the workplace poses enormous challenges to women's productivity and child welfare.
The State Made Informalisation of Women Workers: A Case Study into Care Workers in South Korea’ (2018) U of OxHRH J 46

The State Made Informalisation of Women Workers: A Case Study into Care Workers in South Korea’ (2018) U of OxHRH J 46

When women are seen first as caregivers and only second as breadwinners, care jobs can then be more easily devalued.

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