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Women’s Suffrage in Chile

Women’s Suffrage in Chile

By the time that the Chilean poet and educator, Gabriela Mistral, was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in ...
Addressing Gender Violence: The Urgent Need for Introspection by the ICC

Addressing Gender Violence: The Urgent Need for Introspection by the ICC

The International Criminal Court (ICC) will celebrate its twentieth anniversary in 2018. While this torchbearer of ...
Women’s Suffrage in Switzerland

Women’s Suffrage in Switzerland

In 2017, a Swiss film about the introduction of women’s suffrage on the Swiss federal level attracted much ...
Conservative Mobilization in Latin America and its Impacts on Women’s and Adolescents’ Human Rights

Conservative Mobilization in Latin America and its Impacts on Women’s and Adolescents’ Human Rights

  In the last decade, Brazil has experienced a dramatic change in the  disputes between pro and anti ...
The Irish Referendum and the Road to Safe, Legal Abortion

The Irish Referendum and the Road to Safe, Legal Abortion

The Irish government has now announced that it will hold a referendum on repealing the 8th Amendment in 2018. ...
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 ...
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 ...

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