Gender

Substantive Equality for Women: Connecting Human Rights and Public Policy

Substantive Equality for Women: Connecting Human Rights and Public Policy

A video produced by the Communications and Outreach Unit at UNRISD, based on the workshop Substantive Equality for ...
Iran’s Citizenship Law: Political Considerations or Recognition of Inherent Human Rights?

Iran’s Citizenship Law: Political Considerations or Recognition of Inherent Human Rights?

For years the plight of thousands of children born to Iranian mothers married to foreign men has been the subject ...
Recent Developments in the UN Human Rights Council: Traditional Values and Women’s Right to Equality in the Family

Recent Developments in the UN Human Rights Council: Traditional Values and Women’s Right to Equality in the Family

In recent years at the United Nation’s Human Right’s Council (UNHRC) an ideological challenge has been directed ...
Access to Justice: A Facet of Gender Equality

Access to Justice: A Facet of Gender Equality

In its last session, the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW Committee) released ...
Keeping Abreast of Hong Kong’s ‘Breast Assault’ Case: A Legal and Feminist Critique

Keeping Abreast of Hong Kong’s ‘Breast Assault’ Case: A Legal and Feminist Critique

All men are equal, but some men are more equal than others – others as in women, regrettably. It may not be ...
Spain’s Commitment to International Human Rights Law:  26 Murdered Children Isn’t Regrettable, It’s Terrifying

Spain’s Commitment to International Human Rights Law: 26 Murdered Children Isn’t Regrettable, It’s Terrifying

On 31st July 2015, the statistics on the number of children killed at the hands of their fathers during visitation ...
The Pornography of Policing: The “Rape Bait”

The Pornography of Policing: The “Rape Bait”

In Bombay, two men posing as cops raped a 17-year-old girl and filmed the violence they perpetrated on the phone ...
Southall Black Sisters: Dissent to Speak Power to Truth, Hope to Counter Hate and Violence

Southall Black Sisters: Dissent to Speak Power to Truth, Hope to Counter Hate and Violence

 Editor's Note: Pragna Patel of UK women’s organisation Southall Black Sisters (SBS) and Mauro Cabral of Global ...
Small Steps in the Journey Towards Gender Equality on the South African Bench

Small Steps in the Journey Towards Gender Equality on the South African Bench

The 9th July 2015 was an important day for the South African judiciary. For the first time in our history, an ...
Single Mothers, Absent Fathers and the Best Interests of the Child: Drawing a Fine Balance in the ABC Case

Single Mothers, Absent Fathers and the Best Interests of the Child: Drawing a Fine Balance in the ABC Case

India is a country where religious rights of different communities are constitutionally protected. However adoption
Decisiones ganadoras de los Premios Género y Justicia al Descubierto 2015

Decisiones ganadoras de los Premios Género y Justicia al Descubierto 2015

Los Premios Género y Justicia al Descubierto 2015 han concluido con alrededor de 10,000 votos y aproximadamente ...
2015 Gender Justice Uncovered Award Winners

2015 Gender Justice Uncovered Award Winners

The 2015 Gender Justice Uncovered Award winners are in. This year the Awards concluded with over 10,000 votes and ...

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