Recognising the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, Elettra Repetto explores multiple violences facing women and girls around the world and some of the challenges to protecting our fundamental human rights.
In this new series of articles for Rights! – we talk to human rights authors about their latest books. Kicking off the series is Mariagiulia Giuffré, who discusses her latest publication – The Readmission of Asylum Seekers under International Law (Hart Publishing, 2020).
Rights! are delighted to share this Q&A with London-based poet Laila Sumpton about life, art, human rights and lockdown poetry.
JASMIN LILIAN DIAB
In this article, Jasmin Lilian Diab shines a light on the plight of domestic workers caught under the Kafala system in Lebanon: “migrant domestic workers in Lebanon are not governed by the country’s labour laws, but are rather confined by an archaic Kafala system, an inherently abusive migration sponsorship system, which puts them at an increased risk of being subjected to labour exploitation, forced labour and human trafficking.”
The place of migrants’ body in the neoliberal market society
How to cope with a philosophical vacuum that challenges western liberal democracies?
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.
The experience of Refugee Radio Network
Most get on the rubber boat thinking that they are going to die, but their desperation and determination are stronger than anything – “When you get on the boat it’s Europe or death”…
NIKOLAS FEITH TAN
Shipping companies play a significant role in rescuing migrants on the Mediterranean, while the extent of their responsibilities remains unclear
They are everywhere! A group of people who are guilty of it all…
RIGHTS! talks to MIGRANTS MATTER
From the classroom to the world: a topical advocacy campaign on migrants’ rights