Right to Equality and Non-Discrimination

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 ...
The Federal Court of Malaysia held state Syariah law criminalising ‘unnatural sex’ void and unconstitutional

The Federal Court of Malaysia held state Syariah law criminalising ‘unnatural sex’ void and unconstitutional

On 25 February 2021, the Federal Court of Malaysia delivered a landmark judgment, declaring that Section 28 of the ...
Creation of a Genetic Bank in India: Unconstitutional and Threat to Human Rights

Creation of a Genetic Bank in India: Unconstitutional and Threat to Human Rights

The DNA Technology (Use and Application) Regulation Bill seeks to facilitate the application of DNA-based forensic ...
Youth Led Litigation Highlights the Intergenerational Impact of Climate Change

Youth Led Litigation Highlights the Intergenerational Impact of Climate Change

The impact of dangerous climate change on our children and future generations has been highlighted by campaigns ...
Algorithms and Education: A New Frontier of Discrimination?

Algorithms and Education: A New Frontier of Discrimination?

In this brief post, I want to demonstrate how ostensibly neutral and efficient algorithms can cause discrimination ...
Saudi Arabia must protect financial rights of migrant workers

Saudi Arabia must protect financial rights of migrant workers

On 14 March, the kingdom of Saudi Arabia, long known for the oppressive treatment of foreign workers, enacted a ...
Queensland Court to consider Australia’s first ‘climate change’ human rights case

Queensland Court to consider Australia’s first ‘climate change’ human rights case

As an increasing number of cases worldwide link climate change and human rights (for instance, see here), the ...
Minority Vilification: Redress for Community Members

Minority Vilification: Redress for Community Members

On 16 February 2021, the European Court of Human Rights delivered landmark judgments against Bulgaria regarding ...
The Supreme Court of India Takes Reasonable Accommodation Seriously

The Supreme Court of India Takes Reasonable Accommodation Seriously

On 11 February 2021, a three-judge bench of the Supreme Court of India rendered a significant judgment in the case ...
Intra-Group Discrimination and the CJEU

Intra-Group Discrimination and the CJEU

Does discrimination cover situations in which the differing treatment is imposed on persons within a group sharing ...
Installing Reasonable Accommodation as part of Equality in India

Installing Reasonable Accommodation as part of Equality in India

In an earlier post on this blog, I had demonstrated the exclusionary effect of an ableist interpretation of law. I ...
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 ...

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