Gender

Triple Talaq and Women’s Rights in the Indian Supreme Court

Triple Talaq and Women’s Rights in the Indian Supreme Court

The Indian Supreme Court’s multi-religious Constitutional bench, in its much anticipated majority decision in the ...
The Case For Recognition Of Muslim Marriages In South Africa

The Case For Recognition Of Muslim Marriages In South Africa

The South African Constitution guarantees all of its citizens the right to equality, dignity, freedom of religion ...
The Indian Supreme Court Declares the Constitutional Right to Privacy

The Indian Supreme Court Declares the Constitutional Right to Privacy

2017 has been a big year for constitutional development in India. In a historic and landmark decision, a 9-judge ...
Tunisia’s Revolutionary Steps: New Law Protecting Women Against Violence

Tunisia’s Revolutionary Steps: New Law Protecting Women Against Violence

July 26th 2017 marked a historic date in Tunisian history, with the passing of a national law against domestic ...
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 ...
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 ...

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