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Friday, 15 March, 2024

The Right to be a Vegano: How are Vegans Protected Under Brazilian Law?

Alexandra Cantarelli explains how principles enshrined in the Brazilian constitution support vegans....(Read More)

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Friday, 15 December, 2023

Children's rights: New UN guidance points to support for elements of veganism

Children’s Rights, The Environment, Climate Disaster and Veganism: A Comment on new United Nations’ Authoritative Guidance(Read More)

Tuesday, 12 December, 2023

Courting Controversy: Veganism is Denied Protection Under the Ontario Human Rights Code

The Human Rights Tribunal Ontario (HRTO) has ruled against recognising ethical vegans as a creed under the Human Rights...(Read More)

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Wednesday, 7 December, 2022

An Exploration of the Sources of Rights for Vegans: Part I

Dr Maureen O'Sullivan presents part one of a three-part exploration of the sources of rights for vegans....(Read More)

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Tuesday, 10 May, 2022

Digesting Veganism in the Irish Courts

In the second of a series of blogs on veganism in Irish law, Dr Maureen O'Sullivan examines the issue...(Read More)

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Tuesday, 15 March, 2022

Veganism in the Irish Court of Appeal in 1898: is this our oldest case?

Dr Maureen O'Sullivan shares the details of Re Cranston, Webb and Oldfield: could this 1898 case be the first...(Read More)

Wednesday, 8 January, 2020

The Results Are In: Here’s What Canadian Vegans Said in Our Vegan Rights Survey

Earlier this year, Vegan Option Canada invited Canadian vegans to participate in a survey about their experiences as vegans...(Read More)

Friday, 11 October, 2019

My personal support for Jordi Casamitjana in his presentation of veganism to Norwich Employment Tribunal

Evidence will be considered defending the view that veganism is a belief that satisfies the protection criteria of equality...(Read More)

Friday, 11 October, 2019

Veganism and eating disorders: what the law says

If you are being told that you cannot maintain a vegan lifestyle and overcome your eating disorder this may...(Read More)

Thursday, 4 July, 2019

International Rights Network Conference 2019 - The Vegan Society staff reflections

Vegan legal rights are incredibly important for the movement, which is why The Vegan Society has recently incorporated the...(Read More)


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