30.10.2018

Bulletin № 63, October 2018

The campaign #AllJobsforAllWomen
First results of the ALL JOBS FOR ALL WOMEN campaign in Russia: Russian Ministry of Labor partially abolishes job prohibitions for women

Curtailing of the Russian List of Professional Bans for Women: Legal Aspects Inessa Sakhno

Lawyers comment on proposed changes to the list of jobs prohibited for women
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02.10.2018

Structural discrimination against Roma in Eastern Europe and Central Asia

The situation of Roma communities in post-Soviet countries is diverse but remains difficult: problems, which are rooted in the ethnic policies of the USSR have not yet been overcome and the lack of consistent measures from national authorities to overcome these problems makes it impossible for Roma people to break this vicious circle of ...

19.09.2018

Protection from discrimination: summary of successful legal cases

The present collection “Protection from discrimination: summary of successful legal cases” (in Russian) is based on the materials of expert meetings held by Anti-Discrimination Centre “Memorial” in 2017-2018 and reports presented by ADC “Memorial”, which include "Gender Discrimination – Jobs Banned for Women” (2018) and “Violations of the rights ...

12.09.2018

Migrant Children in CIS Countries: Lack of Adequate Legal Norms Regulating Cooperation Between the Countries Involved

The report is dedicated to the situation of children-migrants within CIS countries. In the region, both international agreements and national migration laws mostly ignore the children as a group in need for special protective measures. Their return to the countries of origin is still regulated by the outdated Chisinau Agreement (on cooperation of ...

30.06.2018

Special issue #WorldCup2018, June 2018

Are you welcome in Russia 2018

Arbitrariness and football Stefania KULAEVA

Bans on women’s labor persist: Russia ignores international standards and Russian court rulings

Russia received more than 300 recommendations under the UN HRC Universal Periodic Review

Joint Letter to FIFA Concerning the Human Rights Crisis in Chechnya
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28.06.2018

Invisible and exploited in Kazakhstan: the plight of Kyrgyz migrant workers and members of their families

Hundreds of thousands of men, women and children from Kyrgyzstan and neighbouring Central Asian states are forced to migrate to Kazakhstan in search of work. These individuals often fall victim to forced labour, unsafe and unsanitary working conditions, violations of the rights to maternity and childhood, as well as arbitrary arrests and ...