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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Volume: 
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

European Court of Human Rights Rules Greek Authorities’ Treatment of Criminal Complaint by Human Trafficking Victim was Incompatible with Convention (January 21, 2016)

Author: 
Catherina Valenzuela-Bock

On January 21, 2016, the European Court of Human Rights (Court)

UN Announces Peru will Compensate Woman in Human Rights Abortion Case (January 18, 2016)

Author: 
Catherina Valenzuela-Bock

On January 18, 2016, the United Nations human rights office announced that Peru agreed to compensate a woman whose human rights had been violated when she was denied an abortion.