Women

The Istanbul Convention Enters into Force (August 1, 2014)

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Nicole R. Tuttle

Grand Chamber of the European Court of Human Rights Upholds French Ban on Full Face Veil (July 1, 2014)

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Emily MacKenzie

On July 1, 2014, the Grand Chamber of the European Court of Human Rights (the Court) issued its judgment in S.A.

Current Processes for Assessment of Women's Human Rights in International Law

This year's commemoration of International Women's Day is a time for assessment: the international community celebrates over 25 years since the adoption of the Convention for the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW) and ten years since the Fourth World Conference on Women in Beijing, China adopted the Beijing Platform for Action ("Beijing Platform"). In addition, this year there will be a review of the United Nations' Millennium Development Goals of 2000 (MDG), which incorporate gender equality as a core plank.
 
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9
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10
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Hadar Harris
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Court of Justice of the European Union Rules that Women Not Working Due to Pregnancy Remain “Workers” (June 19, 2014)

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Emily MacKenzie

On June 19, 2014, the Court of Justice of the European Union (the Court) issued its