Issue 4, 2015

This Special Issue on Human Rights, Sexual Orientation, and Gender Identity examines whether, how, and to what extent human rights of LGBTI persons are upheld. It discusses how international, regional, and national law have responded to the wide range of human rights violations ten years after the adoption of the Yogyakarta Principles. Article are available from Taylor & Francis for download.

Nordic Journal of Human Rights

(2015) Volume 33, Issue 3, pp.193-276.


Anne Hellum, 'Editorial', 277-279.


Miahceal O'Flaherty, 'The Yogyakarta Principles at Ten', pp 280-298.

Dianne Otto, 'Queering Gender [Identity] in International Law', pp 299-318.

Rikki Holtmaat & Paul Post, 'Enhancing LGBTI Rights by Changing the Interpretation of the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women?', pp 319-336. 

Kirsten Sandberg, 'The Rights of LGBTI Children under the Convention on the Rights of the Child', pp 337-352.

Anniken Sørlie, 'Legal Gender Meets Reality: A Scoio-Legal Children's Perspective', pp 353-379.

Alex Sharpe, 'Sexual Intimacy, Gender Variance, and Criminal Law', pp 380-391.

Book Reviews

'Hilary Charlesworth and Emma Larking (eds), (Cambridge University Press, 2014): Human Rights and the Universal Periodic Review: Rituals and Ritualism' Reviewed by Rhona Smith, pp 392-393.

'Michael A. Livingston, (Cambridge University Press, 2014): The Fascists and the Jews of Italy' Reviewed by Hans Petter Graver pp 393-396.

'Malcolm Langford, Ben Cousins, Jackie Dugard and Tshepo Madlingozi (eds.), (Cambridge University Press, 2014): Socio-Economic Rights in South Africa. Symbols or Substance?', Reviewed by Hans-Otto Sano, pp 397-398.

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