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The Early Years:  Ruth Bader Ginsburg Breaks the Cage [Blog Series on US Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg]

The Early Years: Ruth Bader Ginsburg Breaks the Cage [Blog Series on US Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg]

In 1972, the year I was born, a young law professor became the founding director of the ACLU Women’s Rights ...
Introduction: The “Notorious R.B.G.” [Blog Series: The Legacy of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg]

Introduction: The “Notorious R.B.G.” [Blog Series: The Legacy of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg]

On September 18, 2020, the first evening of the Jewish New Year holiday, Rosh Hashanah, U.S. Supreme Court Justice ...
Basic Income, Gender and Human Rights

Basic Income, Gender and Human Rights

Combining feminist and human rights arguments has the potential to offer a new angle into the basic income debate.
Sealing the Records of Irish Institutional Abuse

Sealing the Records of Irish Institutional Abuse

The Irish Oireachtas (parliament) has passed controversial legislation relating to the Mother and Baby Homes ...
Fighting for fair representation for women through dissolution of the Kenyan Parliament

Fighting for fair representation for women through dissolution of the Kenyan Parliament

In the Chief Justice’s advice to the President, Kenya’s current Chief Justice David Kenani Maraga has advised the ...
Ten years of the Argentine inquiry into Franco-era crimes: what has been achieved?

Ten years of the Argentine inquiry into Franco-era crimes: what has been achieved?

On 14 April 2010, the Argentinean criminal courts began an investigation into alleged crimes against humanity ...
South Africa calls for comments on progressive GBV Bill

South Africa calls for comments on progressive GBV Bill

Structural and legislative innovations aim to respond to gender-based violence plaguing South Africa. Recently, the
Forced hysterectomies in detention: Immediate and long-term responses to ICE abuse needed

Forced hysterectomies in detention: Immediate and long-term responses to ICE abuse needed

On September 14, 2020, Project South and whistleblower Dawn Pooten filed a complaint with the US Department of ...
The Inter American Court of Human Rights sets standards on the gender-based violence continuum in educational settings

The Inter American Court of Human Rights sets standards on the gender-based violence continuum in educational settings

Guzmán Albarracín and Others vs Ecuador, adopted by the Inter American Court of Human Rights in June 2020, is ...
India: Sharma v. Sharma – Constitutional Equality for Hindu Women?

India: Sharma v. Sharma – Constitutional Equality for Hindu Women?

On 11th of August 2020, a three-judge bench of the Indian apex court decided that its previous interpretation, of ...
Vicarious liability for acts of sexual and gender-based violence by teachers in Kenya

Vicarious liability for acts of sexual and gender-based violence by teachers in Kenya

In Teachers Service Commission v WJ & 5 others [2020] eKLR, the Court of Appeal held that the Teacher’s Service
One step closer to gender justice: Equal inheritance rights to Hindu daughters

One step closer to gender justice: Equal inheritance rights to Hindu daughters

The Supreme Court of India, in a landmark order delivered on 11 August, 2020, cleared all legal cobwebs surrounding

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