New Zealand court rules voting age of 18 is discriminatory

New Zealand’s highest court on Monday ruled that the country’s current voting age of 18 is discriminatory, forcing parliament to discuss whether it should be lowered. The case, which had been going through the courts since 2020, was bought by…

Switzerland discriminating against men on pension benefits, ECHR finds

The Swiss government is discriminating against men in its rules on pension benefits, the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) has found. The decision will cost millions in backdated payments, and force the government to rewrite pension law. Currently, women…

Muhammadu Buhari: Slavery still exists. We must take action.

August 23rd is the UN-declared International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and its Abolition. To mark it, President Muhammadu Buhari published an opinion in the Washington Post newspaper. Four centuries ago, the first 20 documented African slaves…

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