Gender

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 ...
Decisiones ganadoras de los Premios Género y Justicia al Descubierto 2014

Decisiones ganadoras de los Premios Género y Justicia al Descubierto 2014

Resumen: Las juezas y los jueces en todo el mundo han rendido cuentas de las decisiones que toman y cómo estas ...
Burwell v Hobby Lobby – a narrow decision?

Burwell v Hobby Lobby – a narrow decision?

This week the Supreme Court of the United States delivered judgment in the eagerly anticipated case of Burwell v ...
Male Rape in Armed Conflicts: Why We Should Talk About It

Male Rape in Armed Conflicts: Why We Should Talk About It

Sexual violence represents one of the most serious forms of violation of an individual’s human rights. Although ...
Meriam Ibrahim Saved from 100 Lashes and the Death Penalty

Meriam Ibrahim Saved from 100 Lashes and the Death Penalty

On 11 May 2014, Meriam Yahia Ibrahim was found guilty by the Al-Haj Yousif Criminal Court of charges under the ...
Pregnancy Discrimination in the Australian Workplace

Pregnancy Discrimination in the Australian Workplace

As part of its national review into pregnancy discrimination in the workplace, the Australian Human Rights ...
Rape and the Failure of the Criminal Justice System

Rape and the Failure of the Criminal Justice System

With the national outrage witnessed in India after the gruesome gang-rape of Nirbhaya in December 2012, one truly ...
Breaking the Cycle of Gender Inequality

Breaking the Cycle of Gender Inequality

Editor's note: this post follows from yesterday's post, by Frances Raday, UN Rapporteur-Chair, on the 2014 Working ...
Thematic Report – economic and social life with a focus on economic crisis

Thematic Report – economic and social life with a focus on economic crisis

Editor’s note: The UN Human Rights Council Working Group on Discrimination against Women in Law and in Practice ...
Gender and the Judiciary: Bosnia and Herzegovina

Gender and the Judiciary: Bosnia and Herzegovina

It is sometimes assumed that if codified law is objective, neutral, and impartial, gender will have little or no ...
Jueces y juezas rinden cuenta por las decisiones que toman

Jueces y juezas rinden cuenta por las decisiones que toman

Como un canal de diálogo entre la sociedad civil y los sistemas de justicia, Women’s Link promueve los Premios ...
How can Judges be Held Accountable?

How can Judges be Held Accountable?

Each year, operating as a channel of communication between society and legal systems, Women’s Link Worldwide ...

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