Women

WTO Issues Buenos Aires Declaration on Trade and Women’s Economic Empowerment (December 11, 2017)

Author: 
Caitlin Behles

On December 11, 2017, members and observers at the World Trade Organization Ministerial Conference issued the

Veil Bans in the European Court of Human Rights

In recent years a number of European countries have prohibited women from publicly wearing veils that cover their faces.[1] The European Court of Human Rights (the ECtHR or the Court) recently found that Belgium’s veil ban did not violate the European Convention on Human Rights (the Convention).[2]

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21
Issue: 
15
Author: 
Sital Kalantry and Maithili Pradhan
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Inter-American Commission on Human Rights Releases Report on Indigenous Women (October 27, 2017)

Author: 
Caitlin Behles

On October 27, 2017, the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) published a report on the human rig

Human Rights Committee Finds Irish Abortion Ban Subjected Woman to Suffering and Discrimination (June 9, 2016)

Author: 
Catherina Valenzuela-Bock

On June 9, 2016, the Human Rights Committee issued its fi