Saturday, August 10, 2019

New Volume: Asian Yearbook of Human Rights and Humanitarian Law

The latest volume of the Asian Yearbook of Human Rights and Humanitarian Law (Vol. 3, 2019) is out. Contents include:
  • Law, Gender and Sexuality
    • Shaheen Sardar Ali, Coming ‘Home’? Legal Developments Relating to Transgender Communities and Implications for Muslim Family Law
    • Brenda Cossman, #MeToo, Sex Wars 2.0 and the Power of Law
    • Ewa Kamarad, Necessity of Recognition of Same-Sex Marriages Concluded Abroad
    • Erich Hou, Universalism or Cultural Relativism? Case Study of Same-Sex Marriage in Taiwan
    • Giovanna Gilleri, Gendered Human Rights and Medical Sexing Interventions upon Intersex Children: A Preliminary Enquiry
    • Farnush Ghadery, Sticking to Their Guns: The United Nations’ Failure to See the Potential of Islamic Feminism in the Promotion of Women’s Rights in Afghanistan
    • Scott Titshaw, ART, Surrogacy, Federalism and Jus Sanguinis Citizenship in the US, Australia, and Canada
    • Monica Ingber, Gender Imaginaries, Child Soldiering, and International Criminal Law
    • Karenjot Bhangoo Randhawa, Responses of Resilience: The Delhi Gang Rape
    • Sarah Grosso, Women’s Rights on Trial: Gender Equality in a Family Court in Ben Ali’s Tunisia
    • Yoshiaki Sato, Where Are You Going, Snail? Legal Recognition of Same-Sex Relationships in Japan
    • Yumiko Kita, Democratising Criminal Justice Systems: Sexual Violence Cases in the Citizen Judge Trials in Japan
    • Margaret Liu, Chinese Migrant Children: Do They Have the Right to Education?
    • Muhammad Zubair Abbasi, From Faskh to Khula: Transformation of Muslim Women’s Right to Divorce in Pakistan (1947-2017)
    • Ummni Khan & Jean Ketterling, Rape as Play: Yellow Peril Panic and a Defence of Fantasy
    • Carlos J. Zelada & Carolina Neyra-Sevilla, Trans* Legalities: Preliminary Study of Files on the Recognition of Trans* Identities in Peru
    • Anicée Van Engeland, Sexual Politics and Law in Iran: The Narrative Surrounding the 2013 Bills
    • Thulasi K. Raj & Chandni Chawla, A Feminist Critique of Indian Criminal Law
    • Matthias Vanhullebusch, Crime, Discrimination and Freedom in Asia
    • Ben Stanford, Justice in Exile? The Implications of ‘Temporary Exclusion Orders’ for the Right to a Fair Trial
    • Naveed Ahmed, An Appraisal of the Constitutional Developments and Its Impact on the Political Economy of Pakistan
    • S. Pandiaraj, Women’s Right to Social Security and Social Protection: Mapping the Gaps in the Jurisprudence of the UN Human Rights Treaty Bodies