Gender

The UK’s Widening Gender Pay Gap – What Must be Done

The UK’s Widening Gender Pay Gap – What Must be Done

The Geneva based World Economic Forum’s Global Gender Equality Index 2014 has ranked the United Kingdom) 26th out ...
National Pro Bono Week – Interning for Gender Equality: UN Women

National Pro Bono Week – Interning for Gender Equality: UN Women

The 13th annual National Pro Bono Week (NPBW), sponsored by the Law Society, the Bar Council and the Chartered ...
UK Efforts to Criminalize Revenge Porn: Not a Scandal, but a Sex Crime

UK Efforts to Criminalize Revenge Porn: Not a Scandal, but a Sex Crime

International headlines were made in August when hackers stole from private devices and online accounts naked ...
Menopausal Women Fear Discrimination in the Workplace

Menopausal Women Fear Discrimination in the Workplace

According to new research, women of menopausal age fear age-based discrimination in the workplace and face a total ...
Improving the Law for Pregnant Women and Working Parents

Improving the Law for Pregnant Women and Working Parents

Earlier this year I wrote about the preliminary data that the Australian Human Rights Commission (“AHRC”) had ...
Recognising Maternity Leave as a Human Rights Obligation

Recognising Maternity Leave as a Human Rights Obligation

Paid maternity leave is routinely argued as necessary to achieve gender equality in the workplace. Article 11(2)(b)
Searching for the "T" in LGBT Advocacy

Searching for the "T" in LGBT Advocacy

On August 30, 2014, the prominent UK lesbian, gay and bisexual (LGB) rights group, Stonewall, held a workshop with ...
Histórica Decisión de CEDAW en un Caso de Violencia de Género

Histórica Decisión de CEDAW en un Caso de Violencia de Género

En su reciente decisión sobre el caso de Ángela González, una mujer española superviviente de la violencia de ...
CEDAW Issues a Historic Ruling in a Gender Violence Case

CEDAW Issues a Historic Ruling in a Gender Violence Case

In its recent ruling on the case of Ángela González, a Spanish gender violence survivor who fought for years to ...
Professor Frances Raday Comments on SAS v France

Professor Frances Raday Comments on SAS v France

In the Grand Chamber judgment in the case of S.A.S. v. France, the European Court of Human Rights held, by a ...
Mega event tactics: Brazil’s Sex Industry During the World Cup 2014

Mega event tactics: Brazil’s Sex Industry During the World Cup 2014

On 23rd May 2014, police from the 76th Police Precinct in Niterói, near Rio de Janeiro, invaded (without judicial ...
Winning Decisions in the 2014 Gender Justice Uncovered Awards

Winning Decisions in the 2014 Gender Justice Uncovered Awards

Judges from all over the world are held accountable for the decisions they issue and for how these rulings affect ...

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