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Gender Quotas for Large Companies and for Federal Bodies (March 17, 2015) by Wendy Zeldin

Germany's Parliament has adopted a law aimed at increasing the number of women in leadership positions ...

Topic: Discrimination; Equal protection; Women's rights
Jurisdiction: Germany

Proposed Change to Police Uniforms Act in Order to Comply with CEDAW (December 04, 2014) by Wendy Zeldin

On November 27, 2014, Taiwan's Cabinet approved a draft amendment to the Police Uniforms Act that ...

Topic: Discrimination; United Nations Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW), 1979; Women's rights
Jurisdiction: Taiwan

Joint Committee Call to End Harmful Practices Against Women and Children (November 13, 2014) by Wendy Zeldin

On November 4, 2014, the United Nations Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women and ...

Topic: Children's rights; United Nations Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW), 1979; Human rights; United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child, 1989; Women's rights
Jurisdiction: United Nations

New Law Criminalizes HIV/AIDS Transmission, Requires Pregnant Women to Undergo HIV Testing (September 17, 2014) by Hanibal Goitom

In August 2014, Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni signed into law the HIV and AIDS prevention and ...

Topic: Crime and law enforcement; Discrimination; HIV/AIDS; Women's rights
Jurisdiction: Uganda

Protection Needed for Albinos (September 08, 2014) by Constance Johnson

On August 25, 2014, the United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) ...

Topic: Child welfare; Discrimination; Human rights; Minority rights
Jurisdiction: Tanzania; United Nations

Opinion of Advocate General on Obesity as a Form of Disability (July 31, 2014) by Theresa Papademetriou

On July 17, 2014, Niilo Jääskinen, the Advocate General (AG) of the Court of Justice of ...

Topic: Discrimination; Labor
Jurisdiction: Court of Justice of the European Union

Government Must Apply Law Requiring Anonymous Job Applications (July 30, 2014) by Nicolas Boring

The Conseil d'Etat, France's highest jurisdiction for administrative matters, recently ordered the government to implement a ...

Topic: Administrative law and regulatory procedures; Discrimination; Employee hiring
Jurisdiction: France

Prohibition of Age-Based Discrimination in Public Places and in Provision of Products and Services (July 15, 2014) by Ruth Levush

On July 7, 2014, the Knesset (Israel's parliament) passed the Prohibition of Discrimination (Amendments) Law, ...

Topic: Civil rights and liberties; Discrimination; Health
Jurisdiction: Israel

Recent Court Decisions on Islamic Veil Bans (July 11, 2014) by Nicolas Boring

The European Court of Human Rights has recently ruled that the French ban on veiling one's ...

Topic: Discrimination; Freedom of information; Human rights
Jurisdiction: European Court of Human Rights; France

People with HIV/AIDS Protected Against Discrimination (June 09, 2014) by Eduardo Soares

On June 2, 2014, Brazil promulgated Law No. 12,984 (Lei No. 12.984, de 2 de ...

Topic: Discrimination; HIV/AIDS
Jurisdiction: Brazil

Social Housing Provider Found Guilty of Racial Profiling (June 02, 2014) by Nicolas Boring

The criminal court of Nanterre, a suburb of Paris, recently found a major provider of social ...

Topic: Discrimination; Judiciary; Minority rights; Social welfare
Jurisdiction: France

Controversy over Anti-Discrimination Bill (May 07, 2014) by Constance Johnson

Irakli Gharibashvili, Georgia's Prime Minister, recently spoke in support of a proposed law against discrimination now ...

Topic: Discrimination; Minority rights
Jurisdiction: Georgia

Supreme Court Invalidates Igbo Customary Law Denying Female Descendants the Right to Inherit (May 06, 2014) by Hanibal Goitom

On April 14, 2014, the Nigerian Supreme Court, in a unanimous decision, confirmed decisions of two ...

Topic: Customary law; Discrimination; Inheritance and succession; Women's rights
Jurisdiction: Nigeria

2010 Law Banning Full Islamic Veil Challenged in Court (January 06, 2014) by Nicolas Boring

In October 2010, France enacted a law banning the concealment of one's face in public (

Topic: Discrimination; Freedom of religion
Jurisdiction: France

Draft Legislation on Civil Partnerships for Same-Sex Couples (November 05, 2013) by Wendy Zeldin

It was reported on September 19, 2013, that the Thai government plans to introduce landmark legislation ...

Topic: Discrimination; Families; Human rights
Jurisdiction: Thailand

Legal Barriers to Economic Equality for Women Still Exist (October 17, 2013) by Constance Johnson

A report issued by the World Bank and the International Finance Corporation (IFC) on September 24, ...

Topic: Discrimination; Families
Jurisdiction: World Bank

Supreme Court Gives Out-of-Wedlock Children Equal Inheritance Rights (September 24, 2013) by Sayuri Umeda

Japan's Supreme Court ruled on September 4, 2013, that a Civil Code provision granting half inheritance ...

Topic: Children; Families; Discrimination
Jurisdiction: Japan

Ruling Limits Old Law (September 18, 2013) by Wendy Zeldin

On September 6, 2013, the Acting Chief Justice of the High Court of Guyana, Ian Chang, ...

Topic: Constitution; Discrimination; Human rights
Jurisdiction: Guyana

Kedah State Considering Anti-Shia Law (August 27, 2013) by Constance Johnson

On August 25, 2013, during a speech at the opening of Malaysia's Kedah State Assembly, the ...

Topic: Discrimination; Church and state relations
Jurisdiction: Malaysia

Western Hemisphere Countries Sign Conventions Against Discrimination (July 08, 2013) by Gustavo Guerra

On June 6, 2013, the Organization of American States (OAS) announced that Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, ...

Topic: Discrimination; International affairs
Jurisdiction: Organization of American States

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Last updated: March 17, 2015