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Breaking the Cycle of Gender Inequality

Breaking the Cycle of Gender Inequality

Editor's note: this post follows from yesterday's post, by Frances Raday, UN Rapporteur-Chair, on the 2014 Working ...
Thematic Report – economic and social life with a focus on economic crisis

Thematic Report – economic and social life with a focus on economic crisis

Editor’s note: The UN Human Rights Council Working Group on Discrimination against Women in Law and in Practice ...
What next for LGBT equality?

What next for LGBT equality?

It has been almost a year since the Supreme Court of the United States delivered judgment in Windsor v United ...
Jueces y juezas rinden cuenta por las decisiones que toman

Jueces y juezas rinden cuenta por las decisiones que toman

Como un canal de diálogo entre la sociedad civil y los sistemas de justicia, Women’s Link promueve los Premios ...
How can Judges be Held Accountable?

How can Judges be Held Accountable?

Each year, operating as a channel of communication between society and legal systems, Women’s Link Worldwide ...
A Successful First Instance Challenge to Bedroom Tax

A Successful First Instance Challenge to Bedroom Tax

The Liverpool first tier tribunal (“FTT”) has recently overturned the decision of a Local Authority to reduce the ...
Schuette v BAMN: a Need to Rethink Equal Protection

Schuette v BAMN: a Need to Rethink Equal Protection

Editor’s note: this post follows on from Christina Lee’s analysis of the decision in Schuette v Coalition to ...
Schuette: The Latest in the Affirmative Action Saga

Schuette: The Latest in the Affirmative Action Saga

On April 22, 2014, in Schuette v. Coalition to Defend Affirmative Action, the Supreme Court of the United States ...
Girls with Books, Better Laws, Pave the Way Ahead

Girls with Books, Better Laws, Pave the Way Ahead

“The extremists are afraid of books and pens. The power of education frightens them,” Pakistan's teenage activist ...
Are Women's Rights Really Human Rights?

Are Women's Rights Really Human Rights?

At the second World Conference on Human Rights in June 1993, the statement, 'women's rights are human rights' was ...
The Uneasy Decision in A and B v Secretary of State for Health

The Uneasy Decision in A and B v Secretary of State for Health

Most women from Northern Ireland seeking an abortion will travel to England. This is expensive: in addition to ...
Everyday Utopias and Challenging Preconceptions

Everyday Utopias and Challenging Preconceptions

Davina Cooper’s “Everyday Utopias: The Conceptual Life of Promising Spaces” considers the contribution that ...

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