Right to Equality and Non-Discrimination

The Benefits of Using Equality and Non-Discrimination Strategies in Litigating Economic and Social Rights – New Guide Published

The Benefits of Using Equality and Non-Discrimination Strategies in Litigating Economic and Social Rights – New Guide Published

Socio-economic inequality is the biggest human rights and development challenge today. At the Equal Rights Trust we
The Family Agenda: Promoting Traditional Values in the Human Rights Council

The Family Agenda: Promoting Traditional Values in the Human Rights Council

On 23 June 2014, the Human Rights Council decided, through its resolution 26/11, to convene a panel discussion on ...
Right to Housing Debate Stalled by Canadian Court

Right to Housing Debate Stalled by Canadian Court

By a 2-1 majority, a provincial appellate court has halted proceedings in Tanudjaja v Canada (Attorney-General) ...
Equality Interrupted: The Rajasthan Panchayati Raj Act, 2nd Amendment, Ordinance, 2014 and the Selective Disqualification of Candidates

Equality Interrupted: The Rajasthan Panchayati Raj Act, 2nd Amendment, Ordinance, 2014 and the Selective Disqualification of Candidates

The Rajasthan Panchayati Raj Act, Second Amendment, Ordinance, 2014 was approved by the Governor of Rajasthan, ...
Revisiting Mass Sterilisation in India – Population Management or Menace?

Revisiting Mass Sterilisation in India – Population Management or Menace?

According to the 2011 census, the population of India was recorded as 1.2 billion people. Such a situation calls ...
Practices Harmful to Women and Girls – Joint CEDAW and CRC General Recommendation/ Comment

Practices Harmful to Women and Girls – Joint CEDAW and CRC General Recommendation/ Comment

Coinciding with the 25th anniversary of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Child (CRC) and the 35th ...
An Extraordinary Feat of Firsts: Oxford Disability Mooting Championship and Discussion

An Extraordinary Feat of Firsts: Oxford Disability Mooting Championship and Discussion

On 22 November 2014, the Oxford Law Faculty and Wadham College organised the Herbert Smith Freehills Oxford ...
'GamerGate' and Gendered Hate Speech

'GamerGate' and Gendered Hate Speech

What is ‘GamerGate’? Some say it is a movement demanding higher ethics in journalism, but this post will argue that
First Nations Child Welfare Funding Before National Tribunal

First Nations Child Welfare Funding Before National Tribunal

The fate of thousands of First Nations children is in the hands of an administrative tribunal in a decision that ...
Women’s Rights to Social Security and Social Protection

Women’s Rights to Social Security and Social Protection

There is a growing international focus on social protection in the developing world while at the same time, ...
The UK’s Widening Gender Pay Gap – What Must be Done

The UK’s Widening Gender Pay Gap – What Must be Done

The Geneva based World Economic Forum’s Global Gender Equality Index 2014 has ranked the United Kingdom) 26th out ...
National Pro Bono Week – Interning for Gender Equality: UN Women

National Pro Bono Week – Interning for Gender Equality: UN Women

The 13th annual National Pro Bono Week (NPBW), sponsored by the Law Society, the Bar Council and the Chartered ...

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