Right to Equality and Non-Discrimination

Transgender Persons Rules 2020: A Halfhearted Attempt at Redemption

Transgender Persons Rules 2020: A Halfhearted Attempt at Redemption

Justice Chandrachud of the Indian Supreme Court, in the landmark Navtej Singh Johar judgment, opined that, “our ...
Pakistan: Discriminatory rules preclude Afghan refugee children from attaining secondary education

Pakistan: Discriminatory rules preclude Afghan refugee children from attaining secondary education

In 2012, the Board of Secondary Education in Karachi (BSEK), made it mandatory for ninth grade students to possess ...
Right to Education & Emergence of a Digital Divide in Digital India

Right to Education & Emergence of a Digital Divide in Digital India

The recent statistical report presented by the National Statistical Organization (NSO) indicates the deteriorating ...
The Big Gap in Discrimination Law: Class and the Equality Act 2010

The Big Gap in Discrimination Law: Class and the Equality Act 2010

With growing awareness of classism as a form of discrimination, it is becoming harder to deny its place in the ...
Inside Hagia Sophia’s Ideological Conversion

Inside Hagia Sophia’s Ideological Conversion

Turkey’s conversion of the Hagia Sophia from a museum into a mosque in July this year has raised complex questions ...
The Unconstitutionality of the “Publication of Notice of Intended Marriage” clause under the Indian Special Marriage Act

The Unconstitutionality of the “Publication of Notice of Intended Marriage” clause under the Indian Special Marriage Act

The Special Marriage Act was enacted in 1954 to allow citizens of India to solemnize inter-faith and inter-caste ...
Is the prohibition and criminalisation of hate speech in South Africa constitutional?

Is the prohibition and criminalisation of hate speech in South Africa constitutional?

South Africa celebrates more than twenty years of democracy based on democratic values, social justice, and ...
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 ...
Ensuring the lawfulness of automated facial recognition surveillance in the UK

Ensuring the lawfulness of automated facial recognition surveillance in the UK

In R(Bridges) v South Wales Police, the England and Wales Court of Appeal reviewed the lawfulness of the use of ...
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 ...
Closing the Gap in Indigenous Australian Disadvantage Policy: A Human Rights Response

Closing the Gap in Indigenous Australian Disadvantage Policy: A Human Rights Response

In 2008 the Council of Australian Governments decided to ‘close the gap in indigenous disadvantage’. It identified ...

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