human rights

A Public Trustee building in Redcliffe, Queensland.

Criticisms of the Public Trustee in Queensland deserve investigation but there are broader issues to consider, says a UNSW expert in succession law.

returnee women migrant workers receive covid-19 prevention packages across bangladesh

G20 countries have a moral responsibility to protect women migrants working in the garment and domestic sectors, says an international research consortium.

A person holding a "not equal" sign.

International human rights expert addresses whether an amendment to the Sex Discrimination Act is a threat to religious freedom.

A person sitting on a chair waiting to board a plane.

Governments can meet their international protection obligations towards refugees without sacrificing public health, says a human rights law expert. 

Someone holding a sign saying 'religious discrimination not in my nation'.

Despite Australia’s long history of a secular government, this bill might create a future that segregates people based on their faith and beliefs.

A vaccinated person using the digital health passport app on their mobile phone.

UNSW legal and software engineering experts look at the implications of vaccine passports and the impact on people’s liberty and safety.

Old Parramatta Jail, Parramatta, Australia.

Aboriginal women detainees are strip-searched at higher rates than non-Indigenous women. It's clear Australia needs to address racial discrimination in justice systems.

Health Minister Greg Hunt at a press conference

Everyone from human rights experts to famous cricketers are expressing their disgust at the federal government's India travel ban. Its legality depends on what laws you are looking at.

Gandhi statue on UNSW Library Lawn

Harvard professor and human rights advocate Martha Minow, in conversation with George Williams, explores how law, justice and forgiveness intersect. 

Two hands meet to gently cup a small plant

On the 20th anniversary of the Gilbert + Tobin Centre of Public Law, the former foundation director reflects on its first-ever project.

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