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The Indian Supreme Court’s “Curative” Hearing in the “LGBT Case”

The Indian Supreme Court’s “Curative” Hearing in the “LGBT Case”

In 2009, the High Court of Delhi decriminalized same-sex relations between consenting adults in India, holding ...
CJEU in Kalliri: Solidifying Indirect Sex Discrimination

CJEU in Kalliri: Solidifying Indirect Sex Discrimination

Does the European Council Directive 76/207 (as amended by Directive 2002/73), which implements the principle of ...
Separate but Equal? Gender Segregation in UK Schools

Separate but Equal? Gender Segregation in UK Schools

In HM Chief Inspector of Education, Children’s Services and Skills v Al-Hijrah School, the UK Court of Appeal has ...
The Dignity and Rights of Manual Scavengers in India

The Dignity and Rights of Manual Scavengers in India

Manual scavenging has been called the worst surviving symbol of untouchability. The International Labour ...
Triple Talaq and Women’s Rights in the Indian Supreme Court

Triple Talaq and Women’s Rights in the Indian Supreme Court

The Indian Supreme Court’s multi-religious Constitutional bench, in its much anticipated majority decision in the ...
The Case For Recognition Of Muslim Marriages In South Africa

The Case For Recognition Of Muslim Marriages In South Africa

The South African Constitution guarantees all of its citizens the right to equality, dignity, freedom of religion ...
Slavery & Casteism in India: No Road to Freedom?

Slavery & Casteism in India: No Road to Freedom?

Modern slavery continues to be a significant problem, even in 2017. There are 46 million people around the world ...
Niqabs in Strasbourg, Again: Part 2

Niqabs in Strasbourg, Again: Part 2

In a blog post yesterday, I considered the impact which the recent decisions of the European Court of Human Rights ...
Niqabs in Strasbourg, Again: Part 1

Niqabs in Strasbourg, Again: Part 1

Burqa bans seem to be in fashion, not only in the 5-odd countries that have chosen this policy line, not only at ...
CEDAW Committee General Recommendation on Violence against Women Updated

CEDAW Committee General Recommendation on Violence against Women Updated

In July 2017, the CEDAW Committee released a new General Recommendation (No. 35) on Violence Against Women (VAW), ...
Gender Equality in China

Gender Equality in China

Confucianism has been regarded as a nationwide paradigm in China for over two millennia. Susan Greenhalgh (1985) ...
Islam and Human Rights: A Critical Intersection

Islam and Human Rights: A Critical Intersection

Global politics is increasingly concerned with the relationship between religion and human rights. Human rights ...

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