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Menopausal Women Fear Discrimination in the Workplace

Menopausal Women Fear Discrimination in the Workplace

According to new research, women of menopausal age fear age-based discrimination in the workplace and face a total ...
Clash of Rights at Centre of Canadian Law School Controversy

Clash of Rights at Centre of Canadian Law School Controversy

The debate over whether to recognise a proposed law school in Canada has pitted fundamental freedoms against one ...
Improving the Law for Pregnant Women and Working Parents

Improving the Law for Pregnant Women and Working Parents

Earlier this year I wrote about the preliminary data that the Australian Human Rights Commission (“AHRC”) had ...
A House Divided: Grappling with Affirmative Action in South Africa

A House Divided: Grappling with Affirmative Action in South Africa

It doesn’t require much imagination to see that affirmative action policies implemented for the good of society ...
Public Consultation on the Overhaul of Hong Kong Anti-Discrimination Laws

Public Consultation on the Overhaul of Hong Kong Anti-Discrimination Laws

On 7 October 2014, the Hong Kong Equal Opportunities Commission (“EOC”) will conclude its inaugural review of the ...
Hounga v Allen: Trojan Horse Comes to the Rescue of ‘Illegal’ Migrants

Hounga v Allen: Trojan Horse Comes to the Rescue of ‘Illegal’ Migrants

In Hounga v Allen [2014] UKSC 47 the Supreme Court took the opportunity to overrule one of the most controversial ...
Recognising Maternity Leave as a Human Rights Obligation

Recognising Maternity Leave as a Human Rights Obligation

Paid maternity leave is routinely argued as necessary to achieve gender equality in the workplace. Article 11(2)(b)
Searching for the “T” in LGBT Advocacy

Searching for the “T” in LGBT Advocacy

On August 30, 2014, the prominent UK lesbian, gay and bisexual (LGB) rights group, Stonewall, held a workshop with ...
Searching for the "T" in LGBT Advocacy

Searching for the "T" in LGBT Advocacy

On August 30, 2014, the prominent UK lesbian, gay and bisexual (LGB) rights group, Stonewall, held a workshop with ...
Histórica Decisión de CEDAW en un Caso de Violencia de Género

Histórica Decisión de CEDAW en un Caso de Violencia de Género

En su reciente decisión sobre el caso de Ángela González, una mujer española superviviente de la violencia de ...
CEDAW Issues a Historic Ruling in a Gender Violence Case

CEDAW Issues a Historic Ruling in a Gender Violence Case

In its recent ruling on the case of Ángela González, a Spanish gender violence survivor who fought for years to ...
Gays: a Prohibited Class in CARICOM?

Gays: a Prohibited Class in CARICOM?

In the western hemisphere, only 11 Caribbean states still criminalize private consensual adult same-gender ...

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