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Sharing or Caring? The Delineation of UK Parental Rights

Sharing or Caring? The Delineation of UK Parental Rights

Following the Supreme Court’s refusal to permit an appeal in Chief Constable of Leicestershire v Hextall, the Court
Indian Supreme Court Holds For Gender Equality in the Army

Indian Supreme Court Holds For Gender Equality in the Army

On 17th February, 2020, the Supreme Court of India (“SC”), in the case of The Secretary, Ministry of Defence v. ...
The Maya Forstater case and so-called ‘gender critical’ feminism: what was actually decided and what does it reveal about UK discrimination law?

The Maya Forstater case and so-called ‘gender critical’ feminism: what was actually decided and what does it reveal about UK discrimination law?

In Forstater v CGD (2019), a think tank did not renew its contract for consultancy services with the claimant, Maya
Campaigning for a Living Wage and Fair Contracts at Oxford University

Campaigning for a Living Wage and Fair Contracts at Oxford University

Last week, the University of Oxford announced its commitment to pay the Oxford Living Wage (OLW) to all of its ...
Women’s Equality: Paradigm and Backlash

Women’s Equality: Paradigm and Backlash

Women's rights seemed simple 72 years ago, when the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, under the visionary ...
The China Cables –  Dehumanisation of  Uyghurs and the Need for International Censure

The China Cables – Dehumanisation of Uyghurs and the Need for International Censure

The Uyghurs are a Turkic-minority ethnic group residing in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (XUAR) of the ...
A duty to implement affirmative action/reservations for India and South Africa?

A duty to implement affirmative action/reservations for India and South Africa?

A recent Indian Supreme Court judgement, Mukesh Kumar & Another v State of Uttarakhand & Others, held that ...
Universal Credit Implementation Scheme Discriminated Against Severely Disabled People, Court of Appeal Confirms

Universal Credit Implementation Scheme Discriminated Against Severely Disabled People, Court of Appeal Confirms

In R (TP, AR & SXC) v Secretary of State for Work and Pensions [2020] EWCA Civ 37,  the Court of Appeal ...
A Breakthrough for Language Rights in Northern Ireland

A Breakthrough for Language Rights in Northern Ireland

Following the collapse of the power-sharing coalition led by the Democratic Unionist Party and Sinn Féin, Northern ...
Counter terrorism Law & The Human Rights  Violation of the Uighurs in China: An International Law Perspective

Counter terrorism Law & The Human Rights Violation of the Uighurs in China: An International Law Perspective

The recently published files by the New York Times have highlighted the realities of the deplorable living ...
Iranian Nationalism Does Not Accommodate Ethnic Minorities

Iranian Nationalism Does Not Accommodate Ethnic Minorities

As a matter of human rights, everybody has a right to education in their mother language as the basis for sustained
Younger women, older men: The perpetuation of gender discrimination through minimum legal age for marriage

Younger women, older men: The perpetuation of gender discrimination through minimum legal age for marriage

In India, the minimum legal age for marriage is different for men and women. Section 4(c), Special Marriage Act, ...

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