On challenges and opportunities to achieve full and equal access to and participation in science for women
The impact of full-face bans on Muslim women’s rights
Gender-based discrimination, public bathroom access, and the human right to sanitation in the USA
A judgment reminding of the threat posed by climate change to human rights
A timely analysis of the second round of Brazilian presidential elections
BOAVENTURA DE SOUSA SANTOS
The summer of 2018 will be remembered as one of the hottest in Italy with regard to migration. Here we consider three legal issues related to the last contentious case.
On the centrality of press freedom to democratic theory and human rights
Starvation and denial of humanitarian assistance in contemporary conflicts
The journalist and source relationship and the right to receive information
Understanding the relationship between dignity and vulnerability through the eye of the camera
A comparative assessment of the Court’s treatment of Islamic and Christian dress and symbols.
PA SAKO DARBOE
Democracy won, but it remains to be seen how the new government will work
We have to be more self-confident, skilful and proactive to defend human rights in times of ‘evil forces’.
The experience of Refugee Radio Network
On developing new shared roots and identity patterns in European societies
A discussion of the development of sub-national institutions and their relationship with other actors
A reflection on alternative food systems jointly devised by the State and civil society
SOFIA VASCO, ALBERTO ABDUL LATIFO LOIOLA, MIGUEL NATHA
The fight against floods in Cariaco through the voices of people
A landmark case on the relationship between human rights and climate change
Improving the institutional protection of human rights from climate change
FERNANDA BARBOSA LOSS
How international law responds to the interconnection between the environment and human life
Four contributions that explore the human rights dimension of the environment and climate change
The right to participate in public affairs is a fundamental human right. We are launching “2017 – A Year in Elections”. Are you an election practitioner or academic? Share your assessment and experience with us!
Exploring the active and participative role of working children as social, political and economic subjects
Are you interested in human rights, environmental protection and climate justice? Write for Rights!
Human rights are a compelling response to the uncertainty, hatred and violence of our time. We stand up for everyone’s human rights and you?
JORGE ENRIQUE FORERO and SARA TUFANO
The roots of the Colombian conflict and how the Peace Agreement addresses them
Have you got the energy, commitment and ideas to help develop a digital community of human rights commentators? The Rights! Editorial Team invites new volunteers.
Rights! co-editor Jemma Neville caught up with Professor Alan Miller to hear more about his career journey so far promoting and protecting human rights in Scotland and internationally, including his personal thoughts on Scotland’s place within Europe following the UK Referendum result to leave the European Union (EU), so called ‘Brexit’.
A poem by JAMIE GRAHAM
Her cares come way down the list
Confide in her
Always listening … …
As the High Court of Tanzania rules that child marriage is unconstitutional because discriminatory, we look at its link with education through the use of rights-based indicators