Women

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.

Japan and South Korea Reach Landmark Deal on “Comfort Women” (December 28, 2015)

Author: 
Catherina Valenzuela-Bock

On December 28, 2015, Japan and South Korea concluded an agreement to resolve the dispute about “comfort women”—Korean women forced into sexual servitude for Japanese soldiers during World War II.

Inter-American Court of Human Rights Rules Guatemala Must Do More to End Violence Against Women (December 18, 2015)

Author: 
Catherina Valenzuela-Bock

On December 18, 2015, the Inter-American Court of Human Rights (Court) published its decision (judgme

Northern Ireland High Court Rules that Ireland’s Abortion Laws Violate European Convention on Human Rights (November 30, 2015)

Author: 
Catherina Valenzuela-Bock

On November 30, 2015, the High Court of Justice in Northern Ireland (Court)

United Nations Security Council Adopts Resolution Integrating Women, Peace and Security Issues (October 13, 2015)

Author: 
Catherina Valenzuela-Bock

On October 13, 2015, the United Nations Security Council (Council) adopted a resolution designed “t