Gender

Lifting As We Climb

Lifting As We Climb

Upon the formation of the National Association of Colored Women’s Club, the chosen motto read: Lifting As We Climb.
Disappointing Departures from the Verma Committee Report

Disappointing Departures from the Verma Committee Report

  The Union Cabinet of the Government of India has cleared an ordinance making changes to India’s rape ...
Clarifying the Law on Consent in The Verma Report

Clarifying the Law on Consent in The Verma Report

After the tragedy of the gang rape in Delhi on December 16, 2012, the Committee on Amendments to Criminal Law (The ...
The Justice JS Verma Committee Report on Amendments to Criminal Law relating to Sexual Violence in India- Preliminary Observations

The Justice JS Verma Committee Report on Amendments to Criminal Law relating to Sexual Violence in India- Preliminary Observations

The Justice JS Verma Committee, set up by the Government of India after the horrific  gang-rape in Delhi on ...
OSCE Special Representative Maria Grazia Giammarinaro on the Role of Discrimination in Human Trafficking

OSCE Special Representative Maria Grazia Giammarinaro on the Role of Discrimination in Human Trafficking

By Maria Grazia Giammarinaro Human trafficking is a gross violation of human rights that occurs on a massive ...
Decriminalizing Adultery: Eliminating Discrimination and Violence against Women

Decriminalizing Adultery: Eliminating Discrimination and Violence against Women

By Frances Raday The UN Working Group (WG) on discrimination against women in law and practice has issued a call ...
Pay Equality: When is there a right to claim?

Pay Equality: When is there a right to claim?

By Betsan Criddle The important decision of the Supreme Court in Birmingham City Council v Abdulla establishes ...
Equal Inheritance Rights for Women in Botswana

Equal Inheritance Rights for Women in Botswana

  The latest decision of the Botswana High Court on inheritance rights in Edith Mmusi v Ramantele is a ...
Sex Workers Have Human Rights Too

Sex Workers Have Human Rights Too

By Stacey-Leigh Manoek and Gcobisa Silwana South African law criminalises sex work. In terms of the law both the
Gendered Poverty: A Role for the Right to Social Security

Gendered Poverty: A Role for the Right to Social Security

By Beth Goldblatt The welfare safety net has been eroded in many developed countries over recent decades. Since ...
Election of the new Belgian Judge to the ECtHR: An all-male short list demonstrates questionable commitment to gender equality

Election of the new Belgian Judge to the ECtHR: An all-male short list demonstrates questionable commitment to gender equality

  On the 24thApril 2012, the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) elected the new Belgian ...

Become A Contributor To The Blog