The European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) has become a focal point for citizens across Council of Europe member states to try to obtain legal remedies for their claims of domestic human rights violations. Approximately 11,000 Russian cases now sit in the Court's case pipeline. Yet very few of these cases have involved human rights claims based on gender discrimination. Why is this the case, despite the widespread popularity of ECtHR claims across Russia, and ongoing prevalence of evident gender-based discrimination?
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