United Nations

Decriminalizing Adultery: Eliminating Discrimination and Violence against Women

Decriminalizing Adultery: Eliminating Discrimination and Violence against Women

By Frances Raday The UN Working Group (WG) on discrimination against women in law and practice has issued a call ...
We Should All Participate in Articulating the Post-2015 Development Agenda

We Should All Participate in Articulating the Post-2015 Development Agenda

The projected end date for the Millenium Development Goals is 2015.  The UN Secretary General recently appointed a ...
The UK’s Human Rights ‘Report Card’

The UK’s Human Rights ‘Report Card’

  The Universal Periodic Review (UPR) at the UN Human Rights Council (HRC) – the review of each UN member ...
The UK's Human Rights 'Report Card'

The UK's Human Rights 'Report Card'

  The Universal Periodic Review (UPR) at the UN Human Rights Council (HRC) – the review of each UN member ...
Gendered Poverty: A Role for the Right to Social Security

Gendered Poverty: A Role for the Right to Social Security

By Beth Goldblatt The welfare safety net has been eroded in many developed countries over recent decades. Since ...

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