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Menopausal Women Fear Discrimination in the Workplace Equality and Non-Discrimination

According to new research, women of menopausal age fear age-based discrimination in the workplace and face a total lack of menopause-specific support from employers. Interdisciplinary research resulting from a collaboration amongst academics from Monash, La Trobe, and Yale Universities has found that many women were reluctant to speak with their managers about menopausal symptoms for […]

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Clash of Rights at Centre of Canadian Law School Controversy Religion

The debate over whether to recognise a proposed law school in Canada has pitted fundamental freedoms against one another. Trinity Western University (TWU) is a private, Christian university located in the Canadian province of British Columbia. TWU requires its students, faculty and administrators to sign and abide by the terms of a Community Covenant, which […]

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High Time for Europe to Offer Temporary Protection to Refugees from Syria? Migration Asylum and Trafficking

Approximately 3 million people have fled Syria due to the armed conflict. About 96% of the refugees remain in Lebanon, Turkey, Jordan, Iraq, and Egypt. By July 2014, the number of Syrian asylum applicants in Europe reached 123,600, about 4% of the total. With such high numbers of displaced persons so close to European borders, […]

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New Oxford Pro Bono Publico Executive Committee 2014-2015 OPBP

OPBP is delighted to welcome the new OPBP Executive Committee for the 2014-2105 academic year: Chairperson: Zachary Vermeer Deputy Chair: Arushi Garg Treasurer: Michelle Kang Internship Coordinator: Yulia Ioffe Events and Liaison Officer: Victoria Miyandazi Communications Officer: Helen Taylor The 2013-2014 would like to thank everyone who supported the work of OPBP over the 2013-2014 […]

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Accountability for Corporate Human Rights Violations in Dictatorships and Civil Conflicts: The Argentine Model in Comparative Perspective Constitutions Institutions and Nation Building

  6 November 2014, 6pm – Argentine Ambassador’s Residence 49 Belgrave Square London, SW1X 8QZ. Keynote Speaker: Horacio Verbitsky, President of CELS, co-editor of Cuentas Pendientes: An Argentine Model of Corporate Accountability   Panel Discussion with Argentine Practitioners Ana Oberlin, National Human Rights Secretariat Judith Konig, Bureau of Economic Research and Financial Analysis of the […]

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Exploring the Relationship between Identities and Judging Constitutions Institutions and Nation Building| Equality and Non-Discrimination

Justice Mokgoro’s will be discussing the role of intersectional identities in the judicial decision making process. She will be drawing on her personal experiences as the South African Constitutional Courts first female, black judge to highlight the pervasive role that identity plays in the process of judging, and give an insight into the nuances of a […]