Gender

Should the armed forces free itself of gender binary norms?

Should the armed forces free itself of gender binary norms?

“Self-determination of gender is an integral part of personal autonomy and self-expression and falls within the ...
The Violation of Human Rights of Women in Mental Healthcare Institutions

The Violation of Human Rights of Women in Mental Healthcare Institutions

Recently, the Supreme Court, while adjudicating upon a plea by Gaurav Bansal, took note of the human rights ...
Rajasthan’s Registration of Marriages Amendment: Gaps in India’s Prohibition of Child Marriage Act

Rajasthan’s Registration of Marriages Amendment: Gaps in India’s Prohibition of Child Marriage Act

India is home to the largest number of child brides, according to a UNICEF report published in 2019. Recently ...
What Does Turkey’s Withdrawal from the Istanbul Convention Mean for the European Court of Human Rights?

What Does Turkey’s Withdrawal from the Istanbul Convention Mean for the European Court of Human Rights?

In July 2021, Turkey officially withdrew from the Istanbul Convention on Preventing and Combating Violence Against ...
The Exploitation of Racism and Misogyny by Twitter and the Struggle of Black People in Brazil

The Exploitation of Racism and Misogyny by Twitter and the Struggle of Black People in Brazil

A year ago, here in Brazil, a ten-year-old Black girl in the state of Espírito Santo was raped by her uncle and ...
Bell v Tavistock on Appeal: Court of Appeal Upholds Young Persons’ Ability to Consent to Puberty-Blocking Medication

Bell v Tavistock on Appeal: Court of Appeal Upholds Young Persons’ Ability to Consent to Puberty-Blocking Medication

On Friday 17th September, the Court of Appeal handed down its decision in the appeal of Bell v Tavistock and ...
Más mujeres en los órganos y mecanismos de derechos humanos: la Resolución 47/51 del Consejo de Derechos Humanos de la ONU.

Más mujeres en los órganos y mecanismos de derechos humanos: la Resolución 47/51 del Consejo de Derechos Humanos de la ONU.

El 21 de mayo de 2021 el Consejo de Derechos Humanos de Naciones Unidas (CDH) publicó el informe: “Nivel actual de ...
More Women in Human Rights Organs and Mechanisms: UN Human Rights Council Resolution 47/51

More Women in Human Rights Organs and Mechanisms: UN Human Rights Council Resolution 47/51

On May 21, 2021, the UN Human Rights Council (‘HRC’) published a report titled the ‘Current levels of ...
Legal Developments to Combat Violence Against Women in Brazil

Legal Developments to Combat Violence Against Women in Brazil

In March 2021, Law nº.14.132 was enacted, which creates the crime of stalking. The law amended the Brazilian Penal ...
Why Turkey’s Withdrawal of the Istanbul Convention was Inconsistent with International Law

Why Turkey’s Withdrawal of the Istanbul Convention was Inconsistent with International Law

Turkey was the first State to sign and withdraw from the Istanbul Convention. Turkey ratified the Convention on 24 ...
The Hidden Pandemic of Domestic Abuse: Will Criminalising Coercive Control in Australia Protect the Most Vulnerable?

The Hidden Pandemic of Domestic Abuse: Will Criminalising Coercive Control in Australia Protect the Most Vulnerable?

Globally, organisations supporting survivors of domestic abuse have faced unparalleled challenges during the ...
Valuable or Viable: Reproductive Justice and the Texas Abortion Ban

Valuable or Viable: Reproductive Justice and the Texas Abortion Ban

The Supreme Court’s refusal to stop Texas’ unconstitutional six-week abortion ban endangers the lives people with ...

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