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Poverty and Politics in the SDGs (with Philip Alston)

Poverty and Politics in the SDGs (with Philip Alston)

Sustainable Development Goal 1 is to eliminate poverty in all its forms everywhere. Poverty stands in the way of ...
Working Together: Human Rights and the Sustainable Development Goals (with Sandra Fredman)

Working Together: Human Rights and the Sustainable Development Goals (with Sandra Fredman)

The United Nations adopted the Sustainable Development Goals in 2015. They aim to end poverty, protect the planet ...
The Two Child Tax Limit Perpetuates the Myth of Poverty as a Moral Failing 

The Two Child Tax Limit Perpetuates the Myth of Poverty as a Moral Failing 

Families who have a third child born after 6 April 2017 will not receive child tax credits for the third child ...
A Question of Values: Religious Schools, Discrimination, and LGBT+ Rights in Australia

A Question of Values: Religious Schools, Discrimination, and LGBT+ Rights in Australia

Striking the appropriate balance between religious freedom and LGBT+ rights continues to be controversial across ...
UK Reform of Gender Recognition and the Commission for Equality and Human Rights

UK Reform of Gender Recognition and the Commission for Equality and Human Rights

The UK Government’s consultation on reforming the  Gender Recognition Act 2004 proposes making it easier for trans ...
‘The Family and Diabetes’ in the EU: Taking the Bitter with the Sweet

‘The Family and Diabetes’ in the EU: Taking the Bitter with the Sweet

This year’s World Diabetes Day focuses on ‘the family and diabetes’. Family members play a vital role in diabetes ...
Austerity Policies in the UK an Impermissible Retrogressive Measure

Austerity Policies in the UK an Impermissible Retrogressive Measure

Under the umbrella of austerity, the UK has pursued a punishing regime of cuts to social welfare benefits and ...
The Belgian Burkini Ban, Dead in the Water?

The Belgian Burkini Ban, Dead in the Water?

On the 5th of July, the Ghent court of first instance held a ban on burkinis in two public swimming pools to ...
Discrimination in the Age of Artificial Intelligence

Discrimination in the Age of Artificial Intelligence

The dawn of Artificial Intelligence (AI) has been celebrated by both government and industry across the globe. AI ...
Indian Gay Rights Case opens gateways for Article 15 and Intersectionality

Indian Gay Rights Case opens gateways for Article 15 and Intersectionality

In a landmark judgment on 6th September, 2018, a five judge constitution bench of the Supreme Court of India in ...
Tackling India’s Devadasi System –  A Matter of Policing and Public Order?

Tackling India’s Devadasi System –  A Matter of Policing and Public Order?

In September 2017, India’s National Human Rights Commission issued notices to the states of Andhra Pradesh and ...
The EU Can do More to Protect Religious Freedom

The EU Can do More to Protect Religious Freedom

On 4 September 2018, the European Parliament Intergroup on Freedom of Religion or Belief and Religious Tolerance ...

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