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The Nationality and Borders Bill has Passed the Commons, With the UK Set to Renege on Fundamental Protections for Asylum Seekers and Migrants

The Nationality and Borders Bill has Passed the Commons, With the UK Set to Renege on Fundamental Protections for Asylum Seekers and Migrants

Last Wednesday, the Nationality and Borders Bill ­– fittingly dubbed the “Anti-refugee bill”­– passed its third ...
Disability Rights and the Argument of Misuse: The Indian Supreme Court’s Judgment

Disability Rights and the Argument of Misuse: The Indian Supreme Court’s Judgment

Image description: A person reading a book in braille.  The 2021 judgment of the Indian Supreme Court in Vikash ...
Improving Working Conditions in the Gig Economy: The EU’s Proposed Platform Work Directive

Improving Working Conditions in the Gig Economy: The EU’s Proposed Platform Work Directive

On 8 December 2021, the European Commission published its long-awaited draft of a directive aiming to improve ...
Development of Disability Rights in the Indian Supreme Court

Development of Disability Rights in the Indian Supreme Court

Image description: A picture of the Supreme Court of India. Development of Disability Rights in the Indian ...
Ward: A Missed Opportunity for the Supreme Court of Canada to Denounce Bullying of Children with Disabilities and to Promote Substantive Equality

Ward: A Missed Opportunity for the Supreme Court of Canada to Denounce Bullying of Children with Disabilities and to Promote Substantive Equality

On October 29, 2021, the Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) rendered a 5-4 judgement that strengthens protection for ...
Addressing the Gender Pay Gap Through Mandatory Reporting: A Comparison of British and Australian Legislation

Addressing the Gender Pay Gap Through Mandatory Reporting: A Comparison of British and Australian Legislation

Every country has a gender pay gap favouring men. This gap, which describes the difference in average wages ...
Gender Parity in India: What a Case of ‘Accidental Feminism’ Can Offer

Gender Parity in India: What a Case of ‘Accidental Feminism’ Can Offer

While post-independent India has witnessed rising gendered rates of literacy, life expectancy and schooling, these ...
Time to Demystify Equal Pay and Gender Pay Gaps

Time to Demystify Equal Pay and Gender Pay Gaps

More than two decades ago, one of my colleagues, a well-respected lawyer, declared with conviction that in ...
The Colonial and Casteist Undertones of Policing in Madhya Pradesh, India

The Colonial and Casteist Undertones of Policing in Madhya Pradesh, India

The Criminal Justice and Police Accountability Project studied two sets of data to examine the criminal justice ...
Unpacking the Limitations of a Reform-Based Approach and Contextualising Prison Abolition in India

Unpacking the Limitations of a Reform-Based Approach and Contextualising Prison Abolition in India

In the wake of the death of George Floyd at the hands of a police officer for allegedly forging a $20 dollar bill, ...
Emerging from the COVID 19 Pandemic: What role for the Forgotten Right to Continuous Improvement of Living Conditions in the ICESCR?

Emerging from the COVID 19 Pandemic: What role for the Forgotten Right to Continuous Improvement of Living Conditions in the ICESCR?

As the world confronts the devastating impact of the COVID pandemic it must tackle the thorny related problems of ...
Indian Supreme Court Strengthens Right to Education for Children with Disabilities

Indian Supreme Court Strengthens Right to Education for Children with Disabilities

In a judgment delivered on 28 October 2021, the Indian Supreme Court took an important step in the direction of ...

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