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When The Law is Not Enough: International Day of Zero Tolerance for FGM

When The Law is Not Enough: International Day of Zero Tolerance for FGM

On February 6, UN International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation (FGM), the international ...
The Representation of the People Act 1918: A Democratic Milestone in the UK and Ireland

The Representation of the People Act 1918: A Democratic Milestone in the UK and Ireland

  The Representation of the People Act 1918 gave the UK Parliamentary vote to virtually all men and the ...
Legalization of Abortion on Three Grounds in Chile

Legalization of Abortion on Three Grounds in Chile

After having a full abortion ban for over 100 years and the lowest maternal mortality rate in Latin America, Chile ...
A Wolf in Sheep’s Clothing:  The Promise and Reality of U.S. Tax Reform

A Wolf in Sheep’s Clothing:  The Promise and Reality of U.S. Tax Reform

The U.S. tax reform law is dangerous for poor and lower middle-class families.  Superficially, this legislation may
Argentine Supreme Court Strikes Down Mandatory Religion Classes in Public Schools

Argentine Supreme Court Strikes Down Mandatory Religion Classes in Public Schools

In the recent case “Castillo c. Provincia de Salta”, the Argentine Supreme Court declared the unconstitutionality ...
Nothing About Us Without Us: Disability Law and Policy in the UK (with Marie Tidball)

Nothing About Us Without Us: Disability Law and Policy in the UK (with Marie Tidball)

Almost exactly a year ago, in January 2017, the UK Department of Education published a report by the Disabled ...
Gender Recognition, Self-Determination and Segregated Space

Gender Recognition, Self-Determination and Segregated Space

In July 2017, the Government announced a public consultation on legal gender recognition in the United Kingdom. In ...
Rompiendo el silencio y sosteniendo la mirada: Mujeres denunciantes de tortura sexual en Atenco en la Corte Interamericana de Derechos Humanos

Rompiendo el silencio y sosteniendo la mirada: Mujeres denunciantes de tortura sexual en Atenco en la Corte Interamericana de Derechos Humanos

La Corte Interamericana de Derechos Humanos emitirá, en los próximos meses, la sentencia del “Caso Atenco” relativo
Breaking the Silence, Holding the Gaze: Women Denounce Sexual Torture in Atenco Before the Inter-American Court of Human Rights

Breaking the Silence, Holding the Gaze: Women Denounce Sexual Torture in Atenco Before the Inter-American Court of Human Rights

In the coming months, the Inter-American Court of Human Rights will issue its decision on the Atenco case, ...
The Continuity of the Headscarf Controversy: From Politics to Fashion

The Continuity of the Headscarf Controversy: From Politics to Fashion

This post highlights some difficulties raised by the 2017 rulings on headscarves at work by the European Court of ...
Tigere: Strategic Litigation for the Rights of Young People in the UK

Tigere: Strategic Litigation for the Rights of Young People in the UK

The case of R (Tigere) v Secretary of State for Business Innovation and Skills [2015 UKSC 57] was heard in the UK ...
De Groen v Gan Menaschem Hendon: Dismissal from Religious Schools

De Groen v Gan Menaschem Hendon: Dismissal from Religious Schools

To what extent can an ultra-Orthodox Jewish school go to protect its belief system and values? This was the subject

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