Elena Abrusci


Elena Abrusci is a PhD Candidate at the School of Law of the University of Nottingham. Her research and publications focus on the issue of convergence and fragmentation in IHRL and on regional human rights bodies. Currently a Research Associate at the Rights Lab of the University of Nottingham, Elena also works on monitoring and evaluation in the field of modern slavery and human trafficking.

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The IACtHR Advisory Opinion: one step forward or two steps back for LGBTI rights in Costa Rica?

On 9th January 2018, the IACtHR issued Advisory Opinion No. 24 on gender identity, equality and non-discrimination for same-sex couples, a ground-breaking decision for the advancement of LGBTI rights in the Americas. However, the adverse effect it had on the recent presidential elections in Costa Rica may jeopardise this achievement. The Advisory Opinion was requested by…

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