The justice jigsaw that cuts out women

The doors of Europe’s courts close in women’s faces every day. Why?


The doors of Europe’s courts close in women’s faces every day. Why?
There are a multitude of obstacles: taboos, prejudices, stereotypes, customs, ignorance and even the laws themselves. Taken together, they are pieces in an enormous jigsaw which show just how difficult it can be for women to access justice.
Where should I begin?  Women are more likely to live in poverty, a problem exacerbated by the current austerity measures which disproportionately affect them. They are therefore less likely...


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