Gender

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 ...
Deciphering The Reality Of The Transgender Persons (Protection Of Rights) Bill 2016

Deciphering The Reality Of The Transgender Persons (Protection Of Rights) Bill 2016

In a country where a significant percentage of the population identifies as being a transgender, the rights and ...
We Are Never Out of the Hands of Men: The Contagious Diseases Act

We Are Never Out of the Hands of Men: The Contagious Diseases Act

In the 19th century, the Contagious Diseases Acts were passed in the UK and Ireland to curtail the spread of ...
Re-victimizing Victims of Sexual Assault: UK Child Benefit Laws

Re-victimizing Victims of Sexual Assault: UK Child Benefit Laws

In the last few years, the UK has been relentlessly pursuing austerity measures and drastically reducing welfare ...
Emerging concerns for human rights in childbirth: Imposed evidenced-based care as obstetric violence?

Emerging concerns for human rights in childbirth: Imposed evidenced-based care as obstetric violence?

Pregnancy and childbirth can trigger the violation of a number of rights including bodily and psychological ...
The Religious Views of Judges and Human Rights Adjudication: A Reply to Bamforth and Barber

The Religious Views of Judges and Human Rights Adjudication: A Reply to Bamforth and Barber

Two blog contributions have recently discussed the nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch to the US Supreme Court and ...

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