Sexual and Reproductive Rights

An important step forward for victims of sexual violence in Colombia

An important step forward for victims of sexual violence in Colombia

On paper, it looked like a victory for women’s rights. The government of Colombia enacted historic legislation to ...
Let’s Talk about Sex Education and Human Rights

Let’s Talk about Sex Education and Human Rights

Despite a proposal by four prominent House of Commons Committees and various professional organisations, the ...
State-sponsored virginity: South Africa’s Maidens’ Bursary Scheme

State-sponsored virginity: South Africa’s Maidens’ Bursary Scheme

It’s clearly not yet 2016 in the UThukela District in Kwa-Zulu Natal, South Africa, where the municipality recently
China’s Two-Child Policy: An Assault on Human Rights

China’s Two-Child Policy: An Assault on Human Rights

At the end of October 2015, the Chinese government announced that it would end its one-child policy by replacing it
Regulating Assisted Reproductive Technologies in India

Regulating Assisted Reproductive Technologies in India

India’s reported decision to ban surrogacy for foreigners has received plenty of news coverage and analysis in ...
The High Court of Delhi on Pregnancy and Sex Discrimination

The High Court of Delhi on Pregnancy and Sex Discrimination

This July, the High Court of Delhi handed down a landmark decision concerning sex discrimination under the Indian ...
Conscientious Objection or Conscious Oppression?: The Uphill Battle to Access Abortion Services in Uruguay

Conscientious Objection or Conscious Oppression?: The Uphill Battle to Access Abortion Services in Uruguay

In October 2012, Uruguay passed Law 18,987 that waives criminal penalties for abortion in the first 12 weeks of ...
Grand Chamber of the ECtHR to Review Limitations on Choice of Birthplace for Women

Grand Chamber of the ECtHR to Review Limitations on Choice of Birthplace for Women

Dubská and Krejzová v the Czech Republic has been referred to the Grand Chamber of the European Court of Human ...
Abortion Law in Ireland: A Model for Change

Abortion Law in Ireland: A Model for Change

Ireland has an extremely restrictive abortion law regime. Since the introduction of the 8th Amendment in 1983, the ...
Investigating Alleged Widespread and/or Systematic Forced Sterilizations in Peru

Investigating Alleged Widespread and/or Systematic Forced Sterilizations in Peru

On 20 April 2015, the Peruvian Office of the Prosecutor (OTP) re-opened an investigation into alleged forced ...
Reino Unido: Tu voto por la igualdad de género

Reino Unido: Tu voto por la igualdad de género

Hasta el 31 de mayo se encuentra abierto el periodo de votaciones de los Premios Género y Justicia al Descubierto. ...
United Kingdom, Time for you to Vote for Gender Equality

United Kingdom, Time for you to Vote for Gender Equality

The voting period for the Gender Justice Uncovered Awards is open until May 31st.  Voting is fast and easy.  You ...

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