Gender

CEDAW Committee General Recommendation on Violence against Women Updated

CEDAW Committee General Recommendation on Violence against Women Updated

In July 2017, the CEDAW Committee released a new General Recommendation (No. 35) on Violence Against Women (VAW), ...
Menstruation, the Right to Education and India’s Positive Obligations

Menstruation, the Right to Education and India’s Positive Obligations

The link between menstruation and the goals of gender justice is a complicated one- whether it is the debate ...
Gender Equality in China

Gender Equality in China

Confucianism has been regarded as a nationwide paradigm in China for over two millennia. Susan Greenhalgh (1985) ...
Women in the Iranian Labour Market: Infringement of Economic, Social and Cultural Rights

Women in the Iranian Labour Market: Infringement of Economic, Social and Cultural Rights

Regardless of the fact that women have a very significant contribution to make to national production, employment ...
Iran’s Presidential Charade: Women Out or In?

Iran’s Presidential Charade: Women Out or In?

The controversy over whether a woman can be President in Iran rises every four years during the presidential ...
The Difficult Road Ahead: Overcoming the Stratified Home-based Care Regime in Latin America

The Difficult Road Ahead: Overcoming the Stratified Home-based Care Regime in Latin America

Between 1990 and 2013 female labour participation in Latin American went from being 14 percentage points below to 4
Transforming the Law-Transgender Rights in the US (with Corey Stoughton)

Transforming the Law-Transgender Rights in the US (with Corey Stoughton)

In May of 2016, the Obama administration issued federal guidance that stated transgender people are protected ...
Serbia’s New Domestic Violence Law and the Istanbul Convention: Potential and Challenges

Serbia’s New Domestic Violence Law and the Istanbul Convention: Potential and Challenges

At the time where the old Russian proverb “If he beats you, it means he loves you’’ seems to have taken roots among
A ‘state-generated’ maid? – care workers in the South Korea

A ‘state-generated’ maid? – care workers in the South Korea

Although jobs of ‘formal’ caregivers have been created by laws and Government intervention, their wages are set to ...
Has India’s employment guarantee programme led to transformative gender equality?

Has India’s employment guarantee programme led to transformative gender equality?

In the 2017-18 budget, the Government of India allocated roughly 7.4 billion USD towards the Mahatma Gandhi ...
Rights for Victims of Domestic Violence: Offering Security Through Workplace Protection in Australia

Rights for Victims of Domestic Violence: Offering Security Through Workplace Protection in Australia

How can domestic violence spill over into the workplace? Most Australian women who report experiencing domestic ...
Financial Domestic Violence and the 61st Commission on the Status of Women

Financial Domestic Violence and the 61st Commission on the Status of Women

The 61st Commission on the Status of Women (CSW61) concluded 24 March 2017 at the UN’s Head Office in New York. One

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