LGBT Equality in the US: Despite Obergefell Victory, the Fight Continues Equality and Non-Discrimination

One year ago today, on June 26, 2015, the US Supreme Court decided Obergefell v. Hodges, in which the Court held that the US Constitution’s Fourteenth Amendment requires States to license marriages between same-sex couples and to recognise same-sex marriages lawfully licensed in other States. The Court held that there is a fundamental right to […]


Linguistic Cracks In The Femicide Campaigns: Why Femicide Must Be Repatriated Gender Based Violence

The recently published 2015 Global Burden of Armed Violence (GBAV) report by the Small Arms Survey has continued in the same vein as the two previous publications in 2008 and 2011. The reports highlight a concerning trend of violence inflicted on women in numerous countries, including El Salvador, South Africa, Russia, Venezuela, Columbia, Brazil, Ukraine, […]

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The Referendum on the European Union: Remaining Human Constitutions Institutions and Nation Building

The referendum on the UK’s membership of the EU is a decision that will be taken in a troubling context. Although occasionally clothed in the inclusive language of globalism, ‘leave’ is part of an agenda of withdrawal, isolation and retreat. The detrimental impact of a ‘leave’ vote is plain – even in this age of […]

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The Fifth Annual Oxford Legal Assistance Public Law Moot Access to Justice| Migration Asylum and Trafficking

The fifth annual Oxford Legal Assistance Public Law Moot took place on 21 May 2016 at the Oxford Law Faculty. The moot competition was a great success. Competitors were from law and non-law backgrounds. The competition is organised in conjunction with Oxford Legal Assistance, the only pro bono organisation open to undergraduate law students at […]


OxHRH Awarded Teaching Development and Enhancement Project Awards

The OxHRH has been awarded the prestigious Oxford University Teaching Development and Enhancement Project Awards. The award will support the activities of the OxHRH blog, the production of the third volume of the OxHRH Anthology and to pursue innovative ways of integrating human rights research and teaching. We are very grateful for the award and […]


OxHRH Seminar Series: Summer Hiatus

The Oxford Human Rights Hub Seminar Series is on summer hiatus and will be recommencing in October 2016. In the meantime, please take a look at audio and photo coverage of this year’s expert speakers: OxHRH Webinar: The Right to Security: Securing Rights or Securitzing Rights? Dr Liora Lazarus (Oxford University) OxHRH Webinar: Counter-terrorism and […]


Working Paper Series No 2: Women, Race and Poverty-Address Women's Multiple Identities Through Law