Gender

Small Steps in the Journey Towards Gender Equality on the South African Bench

Small Steps in the Journey Towards Gender Equality on the South African Bench

The 9th July 2015 was an important day for the South African judiciary. For the first time in our history, an all-woman short-list was interviewed for a vacancy on the...
Single Mothers, Absent Fathers and the Best Interests of the Child: Drawing a Fine Balance in the ABC Case

Single Mothers, Absent Fathers and the Best Interests of the Child: Drawing a Fine Balance in the ABC Case

India is a country where religious rights of different communities are constitutionally protected. However adoption is legally permitted only for the Hindu community. Such adoptions are regulated by the Hindu...
Decisiones ganadoras de los Premios Género y Justicia al Descubierto 2015

Decisiones ganadoras de los Premios Género y Justicia al Descubierto 2015

Los Premios Género y Justicia al Descubierto 2015 han concluido con alrededor de 10,000 votos y aproximadamente 100,000 visitas a las distintas nominaciones (67 en total) de 28 países alrededor...
2015 Gender Justice Uncovered Award Winners

2015 Gender Justice Uncovered Award Winners

The 2015 Gender Justice Uncovered Award winners are in. This year the Awards concluded with over 10,000 votes and 100,000 case views for the 67 nominated decisions across 28 different...
Investigating Alleged Widespread and/or Systematic Forced Sterilizations in Peru

Investigating Alleged Widespread and/or Systematic Forced Sterilizations in Peru

On 20 April 2015, the Peruvian Office of the Prosecutor (OTP) re-opened an investigation into alleged forced sterilizations of over 2000 persons, mainly peasant and indigenous women. They were allegedly...
Addressing ‘Revenge Porn’ in Namibia

Addressing ‘Revenge Porn’ in Namibia

In recent years, there have been reports of sexually explicit material involving Namibian citizens and residents circulating on social media platforms. This is usually circulated without consent. The practice has...
Reino Unido: Tu voto por la igualdad de género

Reino Unido: Tu voto por la igualdad de género

Hasta el 31 de mayo se encuentra abierto el periodo de votaciones de los Premios Género y Justicia al Descubierto. De manera rápida y sencilla, puedes votar más de una...
United Kingdom, Time for you to Vote for Gender Equality

United Kingdom, Time for you to Vote for Gender Equality

The voting period for the Gender Justice Uncovered Awards is open until May 31st. Voting is fast and easy. You can vote for several cases on the same day and...
Menstrual Hygiene – the Bloody Road to Substantive Equality

Menstrual Hygiene – the Bloody Road to Substantive Equality

Menstruation is a taboo subject for too many people, male and female alike, leading to misunderstanding, confusion, and prejudice. Menstruation has long been a signifier of Otherness; difference – but...
Abortion As A Human Right: Should the Law in Northern Ireland Be Reformed?

Abortion As A Human Right: Should the Law in Northern Ireland Be Reformed?

Why do women living in Northern Ireland have to travel to London to have an abortion? At an event hosted by Oxford University Amnesty International Society, in association with the...
La Corte Suprema de Argentina dice que las manos de las mujeres pueden ser utilizadas para algo más que “demostrar sus artes culinarias”

La Corte Suprema de Argentina dice que las manos de las mujeres pueden ser utilizadas para algo más que “demostrar sus artes culinarias”

La Corte Suprema de Argentina ordena a las empresas de transportes cumplir con las obligaciones positivas de no discriminación para asegurar que las mujeres puedan trabajar como conductoras de buses...
Argentinian Supreme Court Rules Women’s Hands Can Be Used for More than “Demonstrating their Culinary Skills”

Argentinian Supreme Court Rules Women’s Hands Can Be Used for More than “Demonstrating their Culinary Skills”

Argentinian Supreme Court rules transit companies must fulfill positive obligations of non-discrimination to ensure women are permitted to work as bus drivers, rejecting transit company’s stereotypical comment that their hands...

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