Equality in Cohabitation and Marriage- Are we there yet?

There is a common misconception within the realm of family law regarding cohabiting couples. Around two-thirds of cohabiting couples wrongly believe they have rights as common law husband and wife; this is the myth known as “common-law marriage”. Married couples get a lot of luxuries; being happy, sharing a home, having children and rights. Cohabitees … Continue reading Equality in Cohabitation and Marriage- Are we there yet?

Are the concepts of ‘slavery’, ‘servitude’, and ‘forced labour and compulsory labour’ sufficiently defined by the European Court of Human Rights to be the legal basis for dealing with the exploitation of men, women, and children associated with people trafficking in the 21st century?

This essay will critically consider whether the definitions by the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) of slavery, servitude, and forced labour and compulsory labour are sufficient as the legal basis for dealing with human trafficking in the 21st century.