These proceedings concern a state’s response to complaints of persistent and serious gender-based violence. This violence was perpetrated by a private actor – the applicant’s ex-partner – and was reported to the police on a number of occasions. The applicant claims that the state authorities failed to protect her against such violence and that the police refused to institute criminal proceedings in connection with the allegations of abuse and battery against the perpetrator.
This paper sets out ERT's position on the Post-2015 Development Framework - the framework which is being developed to succeed the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). The paper's central recommendation is that the new framework should include the adoption of comprehensive equality legislation as a specific, standalone development goal.
Affirmative action Education US Supreme Court judgment in Fisher v University of Texas
In this letter, The Equal Rights Trust calls on UK Prime Minister David Cameron not to repeal or emasculate the Equality Act 2010, stating that such a move would both damage the UK?s international reputation and limit the UK?s ability to meet its international law obligations to respect, protect and fulfil the rights to equality and non-discrimination. The letter comes in response to the inclusion of the Equality Act in the Red Tape Challenge ? a consultation on the impact of regulations which are perceived to affect business performance ?
This document outlines decisions on anti-discrimination cases in Russia.
This is an ERT case summary of the New Zealand Complaints Review Tribunal decision in the case of Amaltal Fishing Company Ltd v. Nelson Polytechnic.