Right to Equality and Non-Discrimination

Uganda’s anti-homosexuality law and our cultural wars

Uganda’s anti-homosexuality law and our cultural wars

Future historians will reference the developments around Uganda’s anti-homosexuality law as a textbook example of a
Indian Lip Service to the UNCRPD: Examining the Persons with Disabilities Bill 2014

Indian Lip Service to the UNCRPD: Examining the Persons with Disabilities Bill 2014

Having ratified the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities in 2007, India was legally
Hämäläinen v Finland: The Transgender Divorce Requirement in Strasbourg

Hämäläinen v Finland: The Transgender Divorce Requirement in Strasbourg

In the landmark 2002 decision, Goodwin v United Kingdom, the European Court of Human Rights (“ECtHR”), citing an ...
Religious anti-gay refusal – valuing dissent without making it lawful

Religious anti-gay refusal – valuing dissent without making it lawful

According to Supreme Court judge, Lady Hale, the law has yet to find the right balance between accommodating ...
The Problem of Progressive Realization – Protecting the Rights of the Disabled in Jamaica

The Problem of Progressive Realization – Protecting the Rights of the Disabled in Jamaica

Jamaica boasts of being the first country in the world to both sign and ratify the United Nations Convention on the
Professor Frances Raday Comments on SAS v France

Professor Frances Raday Comments on SAS v France

In the Grand Chamber judgment in the case of S.A.S. v. France, the European Court of Human Rights held, by a ...
The Irrelevance of Residence: The Unlawful ‘Residence Test’ for Legal Aid

The Irrelevance of Residence: The Unlawful ‘Residence Test’ for Legal Aid

In R (Public Law Project) v Secretary of State for Justice, the Administrative Court held that the Government’s ...
When does being better qualified provide you with fewer opportunities?

When does being better qualified provide you with fewer opportunities?

The answer: when you’re a member of one of the UK’s many ethnic minorities. Figures from the University of ...
Brazil’s laws on quotas and the road to racial equality

Brazil’s laws on quotas and the road to racial equality

On 9th June, Brazil´s President signed a new bill establishing a race-based affirmative action program for federal ...
Winning Decisions in the 2014 Gender Justice Uncovered Awards

Winning Decisions in the 2014 Gender Justice Uncovered Awards

Judges from all over the world are held accountable for the decisions they issue and for how these rulings affect ...
Decisiones ganadoras de los Premios Género y Justicia al Descubierto 2014

Decisiones ganadoras de los Premios Género y Justicia al Descubierto 2014

Resumen: Las juezas y los jueces en todo el mundo han rendido cuentas de las decisiones que toman y cómo estas ...
International Law and the Denial of Minority Status to Indian Muslims

International Law and the Denial of Minority Status to Indian Muslims

On 27th May, the Indian Minister of Minority Affairs, Najma Heptullah, declared that ‘Muslims are not minorities, ...

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