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Equality Interrupted: The Rajasthan Panchayati Raj Act, 2nd Amendment, Ordinance, 2014 and the Selective Disqualification of Candidates

Equality Interrupted: The Rajasthan Panchayati Raj Act, 2nd Amendment, Ordinance, 2014 and the Selective Disqualification of Candidates

The Rajasthan Panchayati Raj Act, Second Amendment, Ordinance, 2014 was approved by the Governor of Rajasthan, ...
Revisiting Mass Sterilisation in India – Population Management or Menace?

Revisiting Mass Sterilisation in India – Population Management or Menace?

According to the 2011 census, the population of India was recorded as 1.2 billion people. Such a situation calls ...
Practices Harmful to Women and Girls – Joint CEDAW and CRC General Recommendation/ Comment

Practices Harmful to Women and Girls – Joint CEDAW and CRC General Recommendation/ Comment

Coinciding with the 25th anniversary of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Child (CRC) and the 35th ...
(In)justice Served? Lori Douglas Case Leaves More Questions than Answers for Canadians

(In)justice Served? Lori Douglas Case Leaves More Questions than Answers for Canadians

Since 2010, Canadians have been divided on whether Associate Chief Justice Lori Douglas was a victim of revenge ...
Rethink needed as new Australian High Court Justice appointment seems to maintain gender imbalance

Rethink needed as new Australian High Court Justice appointment seems to maintain gender imbalance

The appointment of Geoffrey Nettle QC, as the replacement for Justice Susan Crennan on the High Court of Australia ...
Harassment against women goes online: the problem of revenge porn

Harassment against women goes online: the problem of revenge porn

As the internet takes a more significant place in our culture, its flaws become more evident. While social media, ...
Accountability for Human Rights Violations During Dictatorship in Uruguay

Accountability for Human Rights Violations During Dictatorship in Uruguay

This Sunday, November 30 2014, Uruguayans will choose their next president and the country will celebrate 30 years ...
Responsabilidad por la violación de Derechos Humanos en la Dictadura Uruguaya

Responsabilidad por la violación de Derechos Humanos en la Dictadura Uruguaya

Este Domingo, 30 de Noviembre de 2014, los Uruguayos elegirán su próximo presidente y el país celebrará 30 años de ...
The Rhodes Project:  Celebrating many versions of what women can be

The Rhodes Project: Celebrating many versions of what women can be

Earlier this year, the Rhodes Project marked its 10th anniversary with a celebration at the home of its founder, Dr
Women in Prison: The Particular Importance of Contact With the Outside World

Women in Prison: The Particular Importance of Contact With the Outside World

 “I felt isolated from the entire world. If I’d stayed any longer I’d have started eating the window bars.” – ...
'GamerGate' and Gendered Hate Speech

'GamerGate' and Gendered Hate Speech

What is ‘GamerGate’? Some say it is a movement demanding higher ethics in journalism, but this post will argue that
Women’s Rights to Social Security and Social Protection

Women’s Rights to Social Security and Social Protection

There is a growing international focus on social protection in the developing world while at the same time, ...

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