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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

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

Discrimination Against Transgendered Persons Banned (April 03, 2013) by Constance Johnson

On March 20, 2013, the Canadian House of Commons approved the Act to Amend the Canadian ...

Topic: Discrimination
Jurisdiction: Canada

Various Forms of Discrimination Are Banned by Law (November 23, 2012) by Peter Roudik

On May 25, 2012, the Parliament of Moldova passed the Law on Enforcement of Equality. The ...

Topic: Discrimination
Jurisdiction: Moldova

Rights Commissioner Urges Repeal of Homophobic Laws (May 18, 2012) by Constance Johnson

Navanethem Pillay, the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, honored International Day Against Homophobia on ...

Topic: Discrimination
Jurisdiction: United Nations

Court of Appeal Finds Non-Payment of Family Caregivers to Be Discriminatory (May 15, 2012) by Kelly Buchanan

On May 14, 2012, New Zealand's Court of Appeal ruled that a Ministry of Health policy ...

Topic: Discrimination; Home and outpatient care
Jurisdiction: New Zealand

Austerity Measures in Europe Deemed to Increase Racism and Xenophobia (May 08, 2012) by Theresa Papademetriou

On May 3, 2012, the European Commission on Racism and Xenophobia (ECRI) of the Council of ...

Topic: Discrimination
Jurisdiction: Council of Europe

Court Sides with Turkey in Case Involving Anti-Roma Comments (April 19, 2012) by Theresa Papademetriou

On March 15, 2012, the Grand Chamber of the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) issued ...

Topic: Discrimination
Jurisdiction: European Court of Human Rights

Right to IVF Treatment Not Dependent on Sexual Orientation (November 25, 2011) by Edith Palmer

On October 13, 2011, the Stockholm District Court found that a Swedish Vårdcentral [public health provider] ...

Topic: Discrimination
Jurisdiction: Sweden

Refusal of Entry into Store Not Discrimination (November 25, 2011) by Edith Palmer

In October 2011, the Swedish Supreme Court decided not to hear a discrimination case on a ...

Topic: Discrimination
Jurisdiction: Sweden

Supreme Council for Armed Forces Approves Anti-Discrimination Law (November 01, 2011) by George Sadek

On October 15, 2011, the head of the Egyptian Supreme Council for the Armed Forces (SCAF) ...

Topic: Discrimination
Jurisdiction: Egypt

Human Rights Office Calls for Protection of Roma from Discrimination (October 06, 2011) by Constance Johnson

Beginning on September 23, 2011, Bulgaria has experienced demonstrations against the Roma people, an ethnic minority, ...

Topic: Discrimination
Jurisdiction: Bulgaria; United Nations

Homosexual Inmates Granted Right to Conjugal Visits (July 06, 2011) by Eduardo Soares

In June 2011, the Brazilian National Council on Criminal and Prison Policy (Conselho Nacional de Política ...

Topic: Discrimination
Jurisdiction: Brazil

First Resolution Against Discrimination Based on Sexual Orientation (June 28, 2011) by Wendy Zeldin

On June 17, 2011, the United Nations Human Rights Council (HRC), by a narrow margin of ...

Topic: Discrimination
Jurisdiction: U.N. Human Rights Council

Law on Discrimination Based on Caste (May 26, 2011) by Constance Johnson

On May 24, 2011, Nepal's legislature passed the Bill on Caste-Based Discrimination and Untouchability, designed to ...

Topic: Discrimination
Jurisdiction: Nepal

Prohibition of Discrimination in Products, Services, and Entry into Public Places (April 11, 2011) by Ruth Levush

On March 30, 2011, the Knesset (Israel's parliament) passed a second amendment to the Prohibition of ...

Topic: Discrimination
Jurisdiction: Israel

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Last updated: January 06, 2014