Your search for Discrimination retrieved 38 results.
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
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
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
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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] ...
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 ...
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) ...
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, ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Constitutionality of Government Memo Imposing Racial Profiling Challenged (January 20, 2011) by Hanibal Goitom
It was reported on January 13, 2011, that the High Court in Mombasa is looking into ...
Topic: Constitution; Discrimination
Last updated: November 05, 2013