Right to Equality and Non-Discrimination

South African Constitutional Court declares exclusion of domestic workers from occupational injury legislation to be unconstitutional

South African Constitutional Court declares exclusion of domestic workers from occupational injury legislation to be unconstitutional

On 20 November 2020, the South African Constitutional Court delivered judgment in Mahlangu v Minister of Labour ...
Pakistan and disability law – The dawn of a more inclusive society?

Pakistan and disability law – The dawn of a more inclusive society?

Until the summer of this year, Pakistan did not have any adequate state legislation or any other mechanism in place
Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s Reading of the Fair Housing Act:  An Interpretive Approach Aligned with Legislative Policy

Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s Reading of the Fair Housing Act: An Interpretive Approach Aligned with Legislative Policy

Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s long tenure on the U.S. Supreme Court produced a limited but meaningful body of work in fair ...
Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Champion of Equality

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Champion of Equality

When Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg died in September, the U.S. Supreme Court lost one of its last remaining champions
Right to a Better World: Maternal Mortality and Morbidity

Right to a Better World: Maternal Mortality and Morbidity

In this episode of Right to a Better World, experts share challenges they have faced, and tactics they have used ...
A historical precedent: IACtHR recognizes breach of the right to equality and non-discrimination in the enjoyment of a socioeconomic right on intersectional grounds of gender, poverty and race in Fireworks Factory case

A historical precedent: IACtHR recognizes breach of the right to equality and non-discrimination in the enjoyment of a socioeconomic right on intersectional grounds of gender, poverty and race in Fireworks Factory case

In July 2019, I wrote a blog post introducing the main arguments presented to the Inter-American Court of Human ...
Communalisation of Citizenship Law: Viewing the Citizenship (Amendment) Act 2019 Through the Prism of the Indian Constitution

Communalisation of Citizenship Law: Viewing the Citizenship (Amendment) Act 2019 Through the Prism of the Indian Constitution

The Citizenship Amendment Act breaches the right to equality and assaults the secular character of Indian ...
The Early Years:  Ruth Bader Ginsburg Breaks the Cage [Blog Series on US Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg]

The Early Years: Ruth Bader Ginsburg Breaks the Cage [Blog Series on US Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg]

In 1972, the year I was born, a young law professor became the founding director of the ACLU Women’s Rights ...
Introduction: The “Notorious R.B.G.” [Blog Series: The Legacy of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg]

Introduction: The “Notorious R.B.G.” [Blog Series: The Legacy of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg]

On September 18, 2020, the first evening of the Jewish New Year holiday, Rosh Hashanah, U.S. Supreme Court Justice ...
On the grounds of sex’: SCOTUS brings sexual orientation within the ambit of Title VII

On the grounds of sex’: SCOTUS brings sexual orientation within the ambit of Title VII

On June 15 2020, the US Supreme Court decided in Bostock v. Clayton County that Title VII of the 1964 Civil Rights ...
Foreign National Rough Sleepers Penalised Under the UK’s Revised Immigration Rules

Foreign National Rough Sleepers Penalised Under the UK’s Revised Immigration Rules

On 22 October 2020, the UK Government’s Home Office Department published a Statement of Changes (‘SoC’) to update ...
Basic Income, Gender and Human Rights

Basic Income, Gender and Human Rights

Combining feminist and human rights arguments has the potential to offer a new angle into the basic income debate.

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