Right to Equality and Non-Discrimination

Racial Discrimination Act and Free Speech– Carte Blanche or Fair and Reasonable – Where are Human Rights in all This?

Racial Discrimination Act and Free Speech– Carte Blanche or Fair and Reasonable – Where are Human Rights in all This?

Professor George Williams has noted ‘the fact that freedom of speech receives no general protection in Australian ...
Recognising Travellers’ Needs: The Courts Begin to Move

Recognising Travellers’ Needs: The Courts Begin to Move

Are courts beginning to recognize the duty of equality law to respect and protect the rights of minorities to be ...
Decisiones nominadas para la categoría Garrote en los Premios Género y Justicia al Descubierto 2015 

Decisiones nominadas para la categoría Garrote en los Premios Género y Justicia al Descubierto 2015 

Jueces y juezas de todo el mundo tienen que hacerse responsables de las decisiones discriminatorias que toman y ...
The ‘Bludgeon’ Nominees in the Gender Justice Uncovered Awards 2015

The ‘Bludgeon’ Nominees in the Gender Justice Uncovered Awards 2015

Judges from all over the world should be held accountable for the discriminatory decisions they issue on matters ...
Law Society of Canadian Province Nova Scotia is Found to Have Overstepped its Mandate, Violating Religious Freedoms

Law Society of Canadian Province Nova Scotia is Found to Have Overstepped its Mandate, Violating Religious Freedoms

The first of a series of decisions that will shape how the balance is to be struck between Canada’s ...
Northern Ireland’s Human Rights Commission Granted Leave for Judicial Review to Challenge the Country’s Near-Blanket Ban on Abortion

Northern Ireland’s Human Rights Commission Granted Leave for Judicial Review to Challenge the Country’s Near-Blanket Ban on Abortion

Unlike the rest of the UK, Northern Ireland is not covered by the Abortion Act 1967. If you are a woman living ...
Rights Protection in 2014: A Review of the Indian Supreme Court

Rights Protection in 2014: A Review of the Indian Supreme Court

2014 was an interesting year for protection of fundamental rights by the Indian Supreme Court. We undertook an ...
The Handbook of Human Rights in Northern Ireland: Where Are We Now?

The Handbook of Human Rights in Northern Ireland: Where Are We Now?

Northern Ireland’s most prominent human rights NGO is the Committee on the Administration of Justice. Founded in ...
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 ...
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, ...

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