The International Journal of Human Rights covers an exceptionally broad spectrum of human rights issues: human rights and the law, race, religion, gender, children, class, refugees and immigration. In addition to these general areas, the journal publishes articles and reports on the human rights aspects of: genocide, torture, capital punishment and the laws of war and war crimes. To encourage debate, the editors publish Forum pieces and discussion papers from authorative writers in the field. They also welcome comments, reflections, thematic essays and review articles and critical surveys of the literature.
The journal is essential reading for academics and students of political science and international law, officers in relevant NGOs, lawyers, politicians and civil servants, human rights activists, and the interested general public.
Articles Navtej Singh Johar v Union of India: decriminalising India’s sodomy law Pratik Dixit
Priority, agency and cooperation: how international human rights law helps fulfil the economic and social rights of the most vulnerable Camila Teixeira
A blind spot in international human rights framework: a space between tradition and modernity within the child marriage discourse Hoko Horii
Rights-protectors or rights-violators? Deconstructing teacher discrimination against LGBT students in England and the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child as an advocacy tool Nomisha Kurian
Towards a common institutional trajectory? Individual complaints before UN treaty bodies during their ‘Booming’ years Başak Çalı & Alexandre Skander Galand
Intellectual crimes and serious violation of human rights in Turkey: a narrative inquiry Hasan Aydin & Koksal Avincan
Understanding the nature and scope of the right to science through the Travaux Préparatoires of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights Tara Smith
Disability and vulnerability: a human rights reading of the responsive state Mikaela Heikkilä , Hisayo Katsui & Maija Mustaniemi-Laakso
The right to have rights of undocumented migrants: inadequacy and rigidity of legal categories of migrants and minorities in international law of human rights Magdalena Kmak
‘How are you actually doing, ladies?’ Indicators of gender equality through the lens of the UN Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women Giovanna Gilleri