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ICJ supports the Bill decriminalizing adult sex work in South Africa

The International Commission of Jurists (ICJ) welcomes the fact that the South African government is taking the necessary first steps toward decriminalizing adult sex work. In a letter responding to an invitation from the South African Department of Justice and Constitutional Development for public comment on the Criminal Law (Sexual Offences and Related Matters) Amendments […]

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Nepal: Lawyers reaffirm the need to take firm steps to eliminate harmful gender stereotypes and unconscious bias in the administration of justice

At a workshop for lawyers focusing on the Elimination of Gender Discriminatory Attitudes and Behaviors Towards Women and Enhancing Access to Justice for Women organized by the International Commission of Jurists (ICJ), in collaboration with Nepal Bar Association (NBA), participating legal practitioners agreed that gender stereotypes and gender discriminatory behaviors pose major barriers for women […]

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