Right to Equality and Non-Discrimination

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 ...
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, ...
Gentrifying intersectionality in contemporary Brazil

Gentrifying intersectionality in contemporary Brazil

On 17 October 2019, for the first time in the history of Brazil’s Supreme Court, Silvia Souza, a black woman, ...
Human Rights Day 2019: Honouring Youth and Protecting Their Rights

Human Rights Day 2019: Honouring Youth and Protecting Their Rights

On 10 December 2019, we commemorate Human Rights Day, 71 years after the adoption of the Universal Declaration of ...
Intersectional Barriers Hindering the Effectiveness of the UK’s Draft Domestic Abuse Bill, 2019

Intersectional Barriers Hindering the Effectiveness of the UK’s Draft Domestic Abuse Bill, 2019

The UK’s Draft Domestic Abuse Bill, 2019 has been described as a ‘landmark’ piece of legislation. This recognition ...
Canada’s Notwithstanding Clause: An Overlooked Threat to Minority Rights

Canada’s Notwithstanding Clause: An Overlooked Threat to Minority Rights

The notwithstanding clause, also referred to as section 33 of Canada’s Constitution, has been described as a ...
The sex discrimination argument for LGBTQ rights: Contrasting the US with India

The sex discrimination argument for LGBTQ rights: Contrasting the US with India

In October 2019, the United States Supreme Court heard arguments on a question of law that might shape the ...

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