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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 ...
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 ...
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 ...

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