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Gender stereotyping in UK advertising – staying on the right side of the line

Unlike some other European countries, the UK does not currently have specific rules prohibiting or restricting gender stereotyping in advertising. To date, complaints about ads featuring stereotypical gender roles or characteristics have been brought based on the requirement in the UK non-broadcast and broadcast advertising codes (the CAP Code and BCAP Code) that advertising must

Secretary of State for Education – No need to go back to the drawing board

In R (Essex CC) v Secretary of State for Education, the Administrative Court provided a good illustration of the limited nature of remedies available in judicial review proceedings.  Having previously quashed a decision for failure to comply with statutory duties under equality legislation, the Court was faced with a challenge to a renewed decision that