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Indian Supreme Court on Gender Sensitisation of Judges: Aparna Bhat & Ors v State of Madhya Pradesh & Anr

Indian Supreme Court on Gender Sensitisation of Judges: Aparna Bhat & Ors v State of Madhya Pradesh & Anr

To achieve gender justice, it is critical that the judiciary avoid stereotypes and social biases to strengthen a ...
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 ...
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 ...
Inevitability as the New Discrimination Defence: UK Supreme Court Mangles Indirect Discrimination Analysis While Finding the Two-Child Limit Lawful

Inevitability as the New Discrimination Defence: UK Supreme Court Mangles Indirect Discrimination Analysis While Finding the Two-Child Limit Lawful

The UK Supreme Court has delivered its long-awaited judgment in R (on the application of SC, CB and 8 children) ...
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 ...
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.
Domestic Workers in South Africa Lead the Way in Advancing Social Protection for Precarious Workers

Domestic Workers in South Africa Lead the Way in Advancing Social Protection for Precarious Workers

In a recent South African High Court judgement, the court held the failure to cover domestic workers under ...
The Human Rights Implications of China’s Social Credit System

The Human Rights Implications of China’s Social Credit System

The issue of importing human rights to the digital sphere, especially in the context of state surveillance, has ...
Mobilising International Human Rights Law to Promote Tax Justice

Mobilising International Human Rights Law to Promote Tax Justice

Hundreds of billions of dollars in revenue are lost to governments – and particularly those of developing ...
Capping Economic Inequalities

Capping Economic Inequalities

Last week, the UK Supreme Court in DA, DS and others v Secretary of State for Work and Pensions upheld a series of ...
The socio-economic duty: A powerful idea hidden in plain sight in the Equality Act

The socio-economic duty: A powerful idea hidden in plain sight in the Equality Act

Section 1 of the Equality Act 2010 asks public authorities to actively consider the way in which their policies ...
Successful Judicial Review of Benefits Payment in the UK

Successful Judicial Review of Benefits Payment in the UK

R (Johnson and others) and Secretary of State for Work and Pensions [2019] EWHC 23 (Admin) is an English High ...

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