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“The special social role of women”: the Strasbourg Court does not buy it (Konstantin Markin v. Russia)
Strasbourg Observers 4 Years, 5 Months, 2 Weeks, 1 Hour, 39 Minutes ago
Last week, the Court delivered what might well turn out to be a landmark judgment on the issue of sex discrimination; Konstantin Markin v. Russia. The facts seem simple enough: a military serviceman was not entitled to the same parental leave as a mi...