Right to Equality and Non-Discrimination

An Equal Right to Freedom of Religion: A Reading of the Supreme Court’s Judgment in Sabarimala

An Equal Right to Freedom of Religion: A Reading of the Supreme Court’s Judgment in Sabarimala

Religious denominations cannot exercise their autonomy in a manner that degrades basic human dignity.
Implementing the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples in New Zealand

Implementing the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples in New Zealand

In 2007, the United Nations adopted a Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples. It affirmed that the right ...
The Need for Empathy: Understanding India’s COVID-19 Lockdown (with Kalpana Kannabiran)

The Need for Empathy: Understanding India’s COVID-19 Lockdown (with Kalpana Kannabiran)

"The question really, for me, is not so much one of the degree of deference that courts should grant the State, ...
Using Science for Justice: The Implications of the Expert Consensus Statement on Zimbabwe’s HIV Criminalisation Law

Using Science for Justice: The Implications of the Expert Consensus Statement on Zimbabwe’s HIV Criminalisation Law

Criminalising HIV emboldens the dangerous myth that people living with HIV are culpable for the epidemic.
Singaporean High Court upholds criminalisation of sexual intercourse between consenting males

Singaporean High Court upholds criminalisation of sexual intercourse between consenting males

On 30th March 2020, the High Court of Singapore upheld the constitutionality of Section 377A of the Singapore ...
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 ...
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, ...
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 ...

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