Gender

Matrimonial Property Rights in Kenya: The Long Road Ahead for Women’s Rights

Matrimonial Property Rights in Kenya: The Long Road Ahead for Women’s Rights

Over the last decade, Kenya has taken some steps to promote fairness and secure women's rights within the ...
The European Court of Human Rights develops important principles in pregnancy discrimination cases

The European Court of Human Rights develops important principles in pregnancy discrimination cases

More than 60 years after it started functioning, the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) has finally delivered ...
Equal Marriage – Unequal Parenthood

Equal Marriage – Unequal Parenthood

In 2017, same-sex couples in Germany were granted the right to marry. While the legislator’s decision was ...
How the Prison System is Failing Women and Why it is a Human Rights Issue

How the Prison System is Failing Women and Why it is a Human Rights Issue

While women make up the minority in global prison populations, they are the fastest growing prison population. ...
Sadaf Aziz v. Federation of Pakistan: The end of virginity testing in Pakistan?

Sadaf Aziz v. Federation of Pakistan: The end of virginity testing in Pakistan?

Across Pakistan, the two finger test (TFT), also known as the virginity and hymen test is conducted on female ...
The ‘Death to Asylum’ Rule: United States’ Evisceration of Women’s Rights under the Refugee Convention

The ‘Death to Asylum’ Rule: United States’ Evisceration of Women’s Rights under the Refugee Convention

The United States’ (‘US’) new Rule on processing asylum applications, which was to take effect from 10 January ...
The ‘Death to Asylum’ Rule: United States’ Evisceration of Women’s Rights under the Refugee Convention

The ‘Death to Asylum’ Rule: United States’ Evisceration of Women’s Rights under the Refugee Convention

The United States’ (‘US’) new Rule on processing asylum applications, which was to take effect from 10 January ...
India’s sexual harassment law wouldn’t be effective unless we fix the issue of ‘Limitation’

India’s sexual harassment law wouldn’t be effective unless we fix the issue of ‘Limitation’

Recently, the High Court of Delhi (India) refused to entertain a challenge to the dismissal of a Judicial Officer, ...
African Human Rights Court holds vagrancy laws incompatible with African human rights instruments

African Human Rights Court holds vagrancy laws incompatible with African human rights instruments

The African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights on 4 December 2020, delivered a historic Advisory Opinion against ...
Responding to Ireland’s Mother and Baby Homes Commission Report

Responding to Ireland’s Mother and Baby Homes Commission Report

Ireland’s Mother and Baby Homes Commission of Investigation Report was published last week. This is the latest in ...
Striving for Changing-Trailer

Striving for Changing-Trailer

The Tune Goes On: Appointments to Tribunals Must Adhere to The Two-Thirds Gender Rule

The Tune Goes On: Appointments to Tribunals Must Adhere to The Two-Thirds Gender Rule

In Bernard Odero Okello & another v Cabinet Secretary for Industrialization, Trade and Enterprise Development, ...

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