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High Court Strikes Down Territory's Same-Sex Marriage Law (December 19, 2013) by Kelly Buchanan

On December 12, 2013, the High Court of Australia (Australia's highest court) ruled that a law ...

Topic: Families; Marriage and family status; Same-sex marriage
Jurisdiction: Australia

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

Changes to Parental Benefits Plan (September 30, 2013) by Edith Palmer

The Swedish government, on September 24, 2013, presented a budget package to the Parliament (Proposition ...

Topic: Families; Social security
Jurisdiction: Sweden

Federal Government Adopts Draft Policy to Eradicate Child Labor (September 24, 2013) by Hanibal Goitom

The Government of Nigeria has adopted a draft policy to address the child labor issues that ...

Topic: Families; Labor
Jurisdiction: Nigeria

Commission Issues Declaration on Gender Equality and Reproductive Health (September 23, 2013) by Wendy Zeldin

The United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP), in cooperation with ...

Topic: Workers safety and health; Families
Jurisdiction: United Nations

New Regulation on Protection Against Abuse (September 10, 2013) by Issam Saliba

On August 26, 2013, the Council of Ministers of Saudi Arabia approved the Regulation to Protect ...

Topic: Criminal law and procedure; Domestic violence; Families
Jurisdiction: Saudi Arabia

Tightening of Restrictions on Unhealthy Food Ads Aimed at Youth (August 29, 2013) by Wendy Zeldin

It was reported on July 2, 2013, that the marketing of unhealthy food and drink to ...

Topic: Families; Health
Jurisdiction: Norway

Two Laws Amended to Better Protect Women (August 23, 2013) by Sayuri Umeda

The Diet, Japan's legislature, at the end of its regular session in late June 2013 passed ...

Topic: Domestic violence; Families
Jurisdiction: Japan

High Court Abolishes Rule Denying Married Women the Right to Institute Legal Action On Their Behalf (August 20, 2013) by Hanibal Goitom

On July 18, 2013, the High Court of Swaziland declared unconstitutional one element of the common ...

Topic: Families
Jurisdiction: Swaziland

Youth Statute Enacted (August 08, 2013) by Eduardo Soares

On August 5, 2013, Brazil's Parliament enacted the Youth Statute (Estatuto da Juventude) through Law No. ...

Topic: Families
Jurisdiction: Brazil

New "Pregnancy Tax" Introduced for Women and Their Employers (August 02, 2013) by Peter Roudik

On July 1, 2013, a set of amendments to Ukrainian laws on retirement and other social ...

Topic: Employee benefits; Taxation; Families
Jurisdiction: Ukraine

New Security Council Resolution Against Sexual Violence (July 08, 2013) by Constance Johnson

On June 24, 2013, the United Nations Security Council unanimously passed Resolution 2106, on increasing the ...

Topic: Crime and law enforcement; International affairs; War; Families
Jurisdiction: United Nations

Women Judges Voice Concern over Domestic Violence (July 08, 2013) by Hanibal Goitom

On June 18, 2013, a group of female judges in Uganda expressed concern over the increase ...

Topic: Domestic violence; Judges; Families
Jurisdiction: Uganda

Recognition of Natural Children (July 01, 2013) by Dante Figueroa

Law 219 of December 10, 2012 (LEGGE 10 dicembre 2012, n. 219, NORMATTIVA), which entered ...

Topic: Families
Jurisdiction: Italy

Constitutional Court Denies Women the Right to Inherit Customary Titles (May 20, 2013) by Hanibal Goitom

On May 16, 2013, Lesotho's High Court (Constitutional Division) upheld a provision in the Chieftainship Act ...

Topic: Families
Jurisdiction: Lesotho

Supreme Court Upholds Bini Customary Law System of Primogeniture (April 24, 2013) by Hanibal Goitom

On April 19, 2013, the Nigerian Supreme Court, in a unanimous decision, upheld the principle of ...

Topic: Families
Jurisdiction: Nigeria

Jewish Husband Incarcerated for Refusing to Divorce His Wife (April 23, 2013) by Ruth Levush

On April 7, 2013, the Supreme Court of Israel held that the Rabbinical (Jewish religious) Court ...

Topic: Families
Jurisdiction: Israel

Rejection of a Suit to Nullify Paternity of Moslem Minors (April 19, 2013) by Ruth Levush

The Haifa Family Court recently rejected a lawsuit brought by a Moslem man for a declaratory ...

Topic: Families
Jurisdiction: Israel

Same-Sex Marriage Bill Passed (April 18, 2013) by Kelly Buchanan

On April 17, 2013, the New Zealand Parliament passed the Marriage (Definition of Marriage) Amendment Bill ...

Topic: Families
Jurisdiction: New Zealand

A Divorced Parent's Child Visitation Rights Can Be Enforced (April 12, 2013) by Sayuri Umeda

On March 28, 2013, Japan's Supreme Court affirmed the adjudication of a High Court that had ...

Topic: Families
Jurisdiction: Japan

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Last updated: December 19, 2013