08.06.2021
Gender Justice: Beyond Binaries and Buzzwords

Breaking the silos of the mainstream and in gender equality policies requires a new approach centred around justice.

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04.06.2021
A Cliffhanger for LGBT+ Rights in Estonia

A debate over LGBT+ rights became heated as Estonia battled the Covid-19 crisis in 2020. The ruling coalition’s collapse in January 2021 meant that the discussion was suddenly curtailed, and the contentious referendum on the definition of marriage planned for spring cancelled. Where next for the fight for LGBT+ rights now the issue recedes from the spotlight?

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20.05.2021
Automating Bias? The Risks of the EU’s New AI Regulation

The absence of fundamental rights protection in the new European Commission regulation on AI puts communities at risk.

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09.04.2021
Can Human Rights Law Overcome Political Inaction?

Recent victories in the courts show how a human rights framework can be an instrument to fight suffering and injustice.

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19.03.2021
EU Gender Equality Strategy: Too Little but Not Too Late

The EU’s strategy for tackling gender discrimination may be a new chapter for gender equality in Europe, but the road ahead is long and winding.

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08.03.2021
“We no longer ask to be treated as humans. We demand it.”

In October 2020, a Polish tribunal ruled to further curtail one of Europe’s strictest abortion laws.

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17.12.2020
The World Cannot Afford to Look Away From Xinjiang

Abusive regimes are responsible for their own behaviour. But other states are also responsible if they stand by and fail to speak out.

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30.11.2020
Black Lives Matter in Brexit Britain

Riding on a wave of nostalgia and amnesia, Britain set on a course to leave the EU. Disparities of the pandemic and the anti-racist movement brought home how the imperial past haunts today.

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31.03.2020
Polluters in the Dock: Fighting Climate Change in Court

While political measures to protect the climate are slow, citizens take their governments or polluting companies to court to hold them accountable.

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11.03.2020
A Legal Revolution for the Rights of Nature

A legal system that prioritises the conservation of the living world over private property would be a powerful tool for ecological transition.

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