Right to Equality and Non-Discrimination

Hits and Misses in Proposed Australian Anti-Discrimination Law

Hits and Misses in Proposed Australian Anti-Discrimination Law

By Dominique Allen On November 20, 2012 the Australian government released its long-awaited Bill which combines ...
The Quick and the Dead in Britain’s Global Future

The Quick and the Dead in Britain’s Global Future

David Cameron told the CBI on 19 November 2012 that he 'got' the need for changes of attitude in government, which ...
The Quick and the Dead in Britain's Global Future

The Quick and the Dead in Britain's Global Future

David Cameron told the CBI on 19 November 2012 that he 'got' the need for changes of attitude in government, which ...
OSCE Special Representative Maria Grazia Giammarinaro on the Role of Discrimination in Human Trafficking

OSCE Special Representative Maria Grazia Giammarinaro on the Role of Discrimination in Human Trafficking

By Maria Grazia Giammarinaro Human trafficking is a gross violation of human rights that occurs on a massive ...
Decriminalizing Adultery: Eliminating Discrimination and Violence against Women

Decriminalizing Adultery: Eliminating Discrimination and Violence against Women

By Frances Raday The UN Working Group (WG) on discrimination against women in law and practice has issued a call ...
Pay Equality: When is there a right to claim?

Pay Equality: When is there a right to claim?

By Betsan Criddle The important decision of the Supreme Court in Birmingham City Council v Abdulla establishes ...
Equal Inheritance Rights for Women in Botswana

Equal Inheritance Rights for Women in Botswana

  The latest decision of the Botswana High Court on inheritance rights in Edith Mmusi v Ramantele is a ...
Reanimating Equality

Reanimating Equality

How do equality norms look when visualised through the lens of a social practice? In this post, Dr Cooper ...
Elusive Equalities Workshop: Live-blog

Elusive Equalities Workshop: Live-blog

This week Laura Hilly and Chris McConnachie will be live-blogging from the Oxford Human Rights Hub's inaugural ...
Same-Sex Marriage: Transforming to an Institution of Equals

Same-Sex Marriage: Transforming to an Institution of Equals

There is a substantial amount of debate in Australia currently regarding same-sex marriage, with parliamentary ...
Gendered Poverty: A Role for the Right to Social Security

Gendered Poverty: A Role for the Right to Social Security

By Beth Goldblatt The welfare safety net has been eroded in many developed countries over recent decades. Since ...
Election of the new Belgian Judge to the ECtHR: An all-male short list demonstrates questionable commitment to gender equality

Election of the new Belgian Judge to the ECtHR: An all-male short list demonstrates questionable commitment to gender equality

  On the 24thApril 2012, the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) elected the new Belgian ...

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