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The Chakrabarti Report: Through a Human Rights Lens

The Chakrabarti Report: Through a Human Rights Lens

The week before last, the Labour Party published the report of an inquiry prompted by allegations of antisemitism ...
The Intersection of Age, Gender and Disability in the Prosecution of Sexual Violence in India

The Intersection of Age, Gender and Disability in the Prosecution of Sexual Violence in India

This post examines a petition made to the Indian Supreme Court by a rape victim’s mother. The petitioner avers ...
The Czech Constitutional Court Strikes Down a Ban on Individual Adoption by Registered Partners

The Czech Constitutional Court Strikes Down a Ban on Individual Adoption by Registered Partners

Last week, the Czech Constitutional Court (CCC) invalidated a statutory provision prohibiting adoption by people ...
Ireland’s Abortion Ban: Subjecting Women to Suffering and Discrimination

Ireland’s Abortion Ban: Subjecting Women to Suffering and Discrimination

Ireland has one of the world’s most restrictive abortion law regimes. Following a referendum in 1983, the 8th ...
Two Kinds of Pluralism and the Future of Affirmative Action

Two Kinds of Pluralism and the Future of Affirmative Action

Fisher v. Texas II, decided this week in a startling opinion by Justice Kennedy for a 4-3 majority of a ...
LGBT Equality in the US: Despite Obergefell Victory, the Fight Continues

LGBT Equality in the US: Despite Obergefell Victory, the Fight Continues

One year ago today, on June 26, 2015, the US Supreme Court decided Obergefell v. Hodges, in which the Court held ...
Linguistic Cracks In The Femicide Campaigns: Why Femicide Must Be Repatriated

Linguistic Cracks In The Femicide Campaigns: Why Femicide Must Be Repatriated

The recently published 2015 Global Burden of Armed Violence (GBAV) report by the Small Arms Survey has continued ...
Steinfeld v Secretary of State for Education: Court of Appeal has Granted Leave to Appeal

Steinfeld v Secretary of State for Education: Court of Appeal has Granted Leave to Appeal

It has recently been announced that the challenge to the prohibition on opposite sex couples entering into civil ...
The Maltese Equality Act: Friend or Foe of Freedom of Religion?

The Maltese Equality Act: Friend or Foe of Freedom of Religion?

With the recent rise of anti-discrimination legislation, the need for legislators to strike a fair balance between ...
Using the Convention Against Torture to Advance Transgender and Intersex Rights

Using the Convention Against Torture to Advance Transgender and Intersex Rights

Violence and cruelty towards LGBTQI people worldwide is still far too common, making the Convention Against ...
Solidarity Not Separation: The Case for Continued Interaction Between UK and EU Law to Further Equal Rights

Solidarity Not Separation: The Case for Continued Interaction Between UK and EU Law to Further Equal Rights

Employment Minister Priti Patel recently likened women campaigning to leave the EU to the Suffragettes. “Emmeline ...
Gypsies by Birth not by Definition

Gypsies by Birth not by Definition

On 31st August 2015 the Government introduced an amendment to the to Planning Policy for Traveller Sites (PPTS). ...

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