Right to Equality and Non-Discrimination

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 ...
The View Beyond Brexit: Equality Rights in Northern Ireland After Divorce (with Evelyn Collins)

The View Beyond Brexit: Equality Rights in Northern Ireland After Divorce (with Evelyn Collins)

The EU has played an important role both internationally and domestically in EU member states, in developing and ...
Same-Sex Marriage in Australia: A Bittersweet Victory

Same-Sex Marriage in Australia: A Bittersweet Victory

In a giant step forward for LGBTIQ rights, same-sex marriage (SSM) in Australia was legalised on 7 December 2017. ...
A Step in the Right Direction for Minority Gender Recognition in Germany

A Step in the Right Direction for Minority Gender Recognition in Germany

In its decision from October 10 2017, published on November 8 – just on the Intersex Day of Solidarity – the ...
Landmark human rights decision to be heard by the Supreme Court of Canada

Landmark human rights decision to be heard by the Supreme Court of Canada

Next week, a longstanding dispute pitting fundamental freedoms against one another is set to be heard by the ...
Understanding Indigenous Peoples’ Rights: Collective or Individual?

Understanding Indigenous Peoples’ Rights: Collective or Individual?

Earlier this month, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau visited Mexico in an attempt to build upon the ...
Human Rights-Based Migrant Integration Policy: Lessons from Ireland – Part I

Human Rights-Based Migrant Integration Policy: Lessons from Ireland – Part I

The issue of migrant integration has become a key policy area for many European countries, as well as the European ...
Australia Denies Political Participation as an Indigenous Human Right

Australia Denies Political Participation as an Indigenous Human Right

Political participation is a human right affirmed and contextualised for indigenous peoples under the United ...
QT v Director of Immigration: recognising overseas same-sex marriages and civil partnerships in immigration policy

QT v Director of Immigration: recognising overseas same-sex marriages and civil partnerships in immigration policy

On 25 September 2017, the Hong Kong Court of Appeal ruled that partners in overseas same-sex marriages and civil ...

Become A Contributor To The Blog