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Has India’s employment guarantee programme led to transformative gender equality?

Has India’s employment guarantee programme led to transformative gender equality?

In the 2017-18 budget, the Government of India allocated roughly 7.4 billion USD towards the Mahatma Gandhi ...
The Individual and Structural Aspects of Gender Inequality at Work

The Individual and Structural Aspects of Gender Inequality at Work

Within the growing debate concerning the future of what has been termed as the “gender revolution,” two distinct ...
The ebbing of minority rights in Southeast Europe – the identity crisis of Montenegrin and Croatian minorities in Kosovo

The ebbing of minority rights in Southeast Europe – the identity crisis of Montenegrin and Croatian minorities in Kosovo

The post-conflict southeastern part of Europe demands a more vigorous respect for minority rights, in order to ...
Deciphering The Reality Of The Transgender Persons (Protection Of Rights) Bill 2016

Deciphering The Reality Of The Transgender Persons (Protection Of Rights) Bill 2016

In a country where a significant percentage of the population identifies as being a transgender, the rights and ...
We Are Never Out of the Hands of Men: The Contagious Diseases Act

We Are Never Out of the Hands of Men: The Contagious Diseases Act

In the 19th century, the Contagious Diseases Acts were passed in the UK and Ireland to curtail the spread of ...
Essop v Home Office: Proving Indirect Discrimination

Essop v Home Office: Proving Indirect Discrimination

Yesterday, the UK Supreme Court gave a much-anticipated judgment in the case of Essop v Home Office, concerning the
Re-victimizing Victims of Sexual Assault: UK Child Benefit Laws

Re-victimizing Victims of Sexual Assault: UK Child Benefit Laws

In the last few years, the UK has been relentlessly pursuing austerity measures and drastically reducing welfare ...
The Travel Ban as Religious Discrimination: Judges’ Engagement of Political Discourse and Recent History

The Travel Ban as Religious Discrimination: Judges’ Engagement of Political Discourse and Recent History

On March 15, 2017, two federal district courts, in Hawaii and Maryland, enjoined the enforcement of President ...
Understanding Direct Discrimination Suffered ‘As a Female Muslim’ in Achbita

Understanding Direct Discrimination Suffered ‘As a Female Muslim’ in Achbita

The Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) delivered its long-awaited decision in Samira Achbita v G4S ...
A Legal Battle for Transgender Rights in America Is Postponed, But Not For Long

A Legal Battle for Transgender Rights in America Is Postponed, But Not For Long

On March 6, 2017, the United States Supreme Court sent back to the lower courts a case that would have decided ...
Access, Affordability, and the American Health Reform Dilemma, Part III: How an ACA Repeal Would Devastate Appalachia

Access, Affordability, and the American Health Reform Dilemma, Part III: How an ACA Repeal Would Devastate Appalachia

Throughout the 2016 American election cycle, most Republicans, including President Donald J. Trump, ran on platform
Access, Affordability, and the American Health Reform Dilemma, Part II:  The Affordable Care Act’s First Seven Years

Access, Affordability, and the American Health Reform Dilemma, Part II: The Affordable Care Act’s First Seven Years

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010 (ACA) turned seven last week, with a proposed legislative ...

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