by Marianne Møllmann, International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission
June 11, 2014 - 1:09 pm
The Universal Declaration of Human Rights declared all “men” equal in dignity and rights already in 1948. Setting the gendered aspect of this wording aside, it is clear also that, more than five decades later, not all human beings in practice enjoy equal rights.
July 24, 2013 - 2:09 pm
A situation in June in which a woman sent unsolicited penis pictures she had received to the sender’s mother, and an ongoing debate in Britain about what, if any, depictions of sex should be banned have raised interesting questions about the limits of privacy and consent.
May 16, 2013 - 10:04 am
The only reasonable explanation for the public stand-off is that Beatriz and other resource-poor women are politically expendable, and that crossing the Catholic Church is seen as worse than being hung out in the press as inhumane.
May 6, 2013 - 9:45 am
If you don’t want to provide the obstetric or gynecological services your patient needs—which may include an abortion—maybe you should choose another field of specialty.
April 8, 2013 - 8:17 am
Is it ever helpful, in policy terms, to lump together trafficking and sexual exploitation with the buying and selling of sexual services between consenting adults? This is the question in Argentina right now.
April 3, 2013 - 4:43 pm
Does alcohol lead to rape and violence? And are parents responsible for adolescent drinking?
March 19, 2013 - 3:00 pm
We have a duty, as consumers, to try and ascertain if the products we buy are made in abusive or coercive situations. That’s true whether we like the products or not.
March 15, 2013 - 3:40 pm
Duke University published a new study, which found that women wake up grumpier than men and asserts that women need more sleep than men. Me? I think there is just a lot to be grumpy about lately.
March 8, 2013 - 12:12 pm
One week into the annual UN Commission on the Status of Women meeting, it seems possible that the negotiations will once again end at an impasse.
March 1, 2013 - 11:34 am
At the center of recent legal and legislative battles is the question of how to determine the exact moment when everyone truly has equal opportunities.