Gender

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 ...
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 ...
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. ...
Two East Asian Approaches to Care

Two East Asian Approaches to Care

East Asia is home to nearly 180 million people over the age of 65 today, almost as many people as the total ...
The Individual and Structural Aspects of Gender Inequality at Work

The Individual and Structural Aspects of Gender Inequality at Work

Within the growing debate concerning the future of what has been termed as the “gender revolution,” two distinct ...
Domestic Violence and the Regressive Russian Amendment

Domestic Violence and the Regressive Russian Amendment

On the 8th of February 2017, Russian President Vladimir Putin signed into law an amendment that relegated domestic ...

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