Gender

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, ...
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 ...
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, ...
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 ...
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 ...

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