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Equal Rights Review Vol 16 – issue on intersectionality

Originally from the Equal Rights Trust, posted on 01/04/2016. Available at:

Today the Equal Rights Trust has published volume sixteen of its biannual Equal Rights Review, an interdisciplinary journal offering analysis, insight and ideas to those promoting equality. This issue has a special focus on intersectionality. It asks how relevant – if at all – intersectionality is for understanding and fighting discrimination.

To read the complete volume [click here] or select individual items below.


Intersectionality – Dimitrina Petrova


Good Intentions: Can the “Protective Custody” of Women Amount to Torture – Jade Glenister

The Constitutionality of the ‘Homosexual Advance Defence’ in the Commonwealth Caribbean – Se-shauna Wheatle


Reflections on the Value of Intersectionality to the Development of Non-Discrimination Law – Gerard Quinn

Intersectional Discrimination and Substantive Equality: A Comparative and Theoretical Perspective – Ben Smith

International Human Rights Law and Intersectional Discrimination – Ivona Truscan and Joanna Bourke-Martignoni

Intersectionality and Human Rights Law: An Examination of the Coercive Sterilisation of Romani Women – Siobhan Curran

Through the Looking Glass of Intersectionality: Making Sense of Indian Discrimination Jurisprudence Under Article 15 – Shreya Atrey

Intersectionality and Interdependence of Human Rights: Same or Different? – Johanne Bouchard and Patrice Meyer-Bisch


Intersectionality in Promoting Equality – Kimberlé Crenshaw and Patricia Schulz


Layers of Marginalisation: Life for Rohingya Women – Wai Wai Nu

Case Note

Physical Fitness and Gender Discrimination: Entrenching Stereotypes – Sam Barnes

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