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Case C-673/20 EP v Préfet du Gers: The Stripping of the Right to Vote

Case C-673/20 EP v Préfet du Gers: The Stripping of the Right to Vote

Image description: the Court of Justice of the European Union Ruling of the CJEU After the request for a preliminary ruling from the French tribunal lodged in 2020, the Court...
Plug Those Gaps: Reforms to Equality Law (Episode 3)

Plug Those Gaps: Reforms to Equality Law (Episode 3)

Human rights experts reveal how we could reform equality law to make sure it protects the most vulnerable in times of crisis. This is Episode Three of a four-part series....
“…Patriarchal Mentality”: The Functioning of Equality Law in Crisis (Episode 2)

“…Patriarchal Mentality”: The Functioning of Equality Law in Crisis (Episode 2)

Human rights experts help us determine whether equality law is set up to protect the most vulnerable in times of crisis. This is Episode Two of a four-part series. The...
Financialisation of Housing: Balancing Commercial Interests with Human Rights

Financialisation of Housing: Balancing Commercial Interests with Human Rights

Image description: Multicoloured houses seen from above The right to adequate housing is considered to be a basic human right. It is fundamental to an individual’s sense of security and...
“I Can Hear Another Ambulance”: The Rise of Exponential Inequalities During COVID-19 (Episode 1)

“I Can Hear Another Ambulance”: The Rise of Exponential Inequalities During COVID-19 (Episode 1)

Human rights experts tell stories of inequalities from around the world, revealing how these inequalities have been exacerbated during crises like the COVID-19 pandemic. This is Episode One of a...
Proposed Reforms to the UK Human Rights Act

Proposed Reforms to the UK Human Rights Act

Image description: A UK official stands at a podium with a banner behind reading ‘Human Rights and Democracy’ In December 2021, the UK Government released its consultation document proposing changes...
Catherine Briddick on Equality and Off-Shoring

Catherine Briddick on Equality and Off-Shoring

Emilie McDonnell on the Nationality and Borders Bill

Emilie McDonnell on the Nationality and Borders Bill

COVID-19, Care Homes and the Right to Life: A Hollow Victory for Human Rights?

COVID-19, Care Homes and the Right to Life: A Hollow Victory for Human Rights?

In a high-profile judgment, the High Court found that the British Government’s decision to discharge hospital patients into care homes at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic was unlawful as...
UK Government Bans Hymenoplasty

UK Government Bans Hymenoplasty

Image description: A poster reading ‘My body, my rights’. With the rising concern of young girls and women being subjected to virginity testing and hymen reconstruction surgery, the British government...
Unequal Protection for LGBT+ Victims of Domestic Abuse

Unequal Protection for LGBT+ Victims of Domestic Abuse

Image description: A group of people, men and women, whose photos are arranged in a grid. Many of them bear injuries to the face. The square at the centre of...
Visas for Surrogates: Acknowledging Familial Bonds between Surrogates, Intended Parents, and Children

Visas for Surrogates: Acknowledging Familial Bonds between Surrogates, Intended Parents, and Children

Image Description: Surrogate parents attending the birth of the child in the hospital with the gestational mother. Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has brought into focus the vulnerabilities of surrogates gestating...

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