Gender

Ameer Bakhsh v. Additional Sessions Judge: On Marriage without Iddah

Ameer Bakhsh v. Additional Sessions Judge: On Marriage without Iddah

Image Description - A woman (face unseen) in a sparkling salwar kameez, bangles and with henna decorated hands ...
Women in Malaysia Can Now Pass on Citizenship to Overseas-Born Children

Women in Malaysia Can Now Pass on Citizenship to Overseas-Born Children

Image description: A woman with a passport in hand. On 27 September 2021, the Kuala Lumpur High Court in ...
ARTS Bill: A Setback to Procreational Rights of the Queer Community in India?

ARTS Bill: A Setback to Procreational Rights of the Queer Community in India?

Image description: Several people gathered on either side of a Pride (rainbow) flag. First approved by the ...
Anti-Libidinal Punishment for Child Rape Offenders in Nigeria violates Human Rights

Anti-Libidinal Punishment for Child Rape Offenders in Nigeria violates Human Rights

Image description: Surgical instruments. In September 2020, the Governor of Kaduna State of Nigeria signed the ...
Conversion Therapy Banned in Canada: A Wake-Up Call for Others

Conversion Therapy Banned in Canada: A Wake-Up Call for Others

Image Description: A 6-colour (Rainbow) Pride Flag flying in the sky. The rays of the sun are falling on the ...
Corroboration as Sex Discrimination: The Equality Implications of Sexual Offence Cases in Malawi

Corroboration as Sex Discrimination: The Equality Implications of Sexual Offence Cases in Malawi

Image description: Graffiti on the wall of three women with red blindfolds over their eyes. In Kaliyati v R ...
Towards Uniformity and Eradicating Gender Disparity: Increase in Legal Age of Marriage for Women

Towards Uniformity and Eradicating Gender Disparity: Increase in Legal Age of Marriage for Women

Image description: A bride and groom with their hands interlinked.  A petition was filed by Ashwini Kumar in ...
Pakistan’s Inspirational Transgender Persons’ Law- Some Years Later

Pakistan’s Inspirational Transgender Persons’ Law- Some Years Later

The Parliament of Pakistan had passed the Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Act in May 2018 and it might ...
Why Legislate Intersectional Gender Parity Acts for Parliaments? The Case of Germany

Why Legislate Intersectional Gender Parity Acts for Parliaments? The Case of Germany

The German Constitution provides in Article 3 (2) that “[m]en and women shall have equal rights. The state shall ...
The Supreme Court Refused to Order the Legal Recognition of Elan-Cane’s Non-Gendered Identity

The Supreme Court Refused to Order the Legal Recognition of Elan-Cane’s Non-Gendered Identity

With its judgment in the Elan-Cane case, the UK Supreme Court lost an invaluable opportunity to ease one of the ...
Indian Supreme Court on Gender Sensitisation of Judges: Aparna Bhat & Ors v State of Madhya Pradesh & Anr

Indian Supreme Court on Gender Sensitisation of Judges: Aparna Bhat & Ors v State of Madhya Pradesh & Anr

To achieve gender justice, it is critical that the judiciary avoid stereotypes and social biases to strengthen a ...
Addressing the Gender Pay Gap Through Mandatory Reporting: A Comparison of British and Australian Legislation

Addressing the Gender Pay Gap Through Mandatory Reporting: A Comparison of British and Australian Legislation

Every country has a gender pay gap favouring men. This gap, which describes the difference in average wages ...

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