OxTalent Awards Reception

admin, 17th December 2014

In June 2014 the work of the OxHRH Blog won the Oxford IT Services OxTalent Awards for “use of technology for outreach and engagement.” The OxTalent Awards are an annual event which recognises staff and students from the University of Oxford who have been innovative in their use of technology to enhance teaching and learning. The awards are […]

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HART Prize for Human Rights

admin, 12th December 2014

·         Are you interested in Human Rights? ·         Are you under 25? ·         Do you want to win a trip to Nagorno-Karabakh (an Armenian landlocked enclave in Azerbaijan)? ·         Do you want your work to be published in an internationally-circulated newsletter with a readership of thousands? For the fourth year, Humanitarian Aid Relief Trust (HART) […]

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Equal Rights Trust to Mark Human Rights Day by Launching a Guide for Litigators on Using Equality Strategies to Advance Economic and Social Rights

admin, 2nd December 2014

On Wednesday 10 December 2014, Human Rights Day, the Equal Rights Trust will launchEconomic and Social Rights in the Courtroom: A Litigators’ Guide to Using Equality and Non-Discrimination Strategies to Advance Economic and Social Rights, at Matrix Chambers in London. The Guide identifies equality and non-discrimination strategies that NGOs, lawyers and activists may employ in […]

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General Recommendation on Displaced and Stateless Women

admin, 24th November 2014

On 5 November 2014, the UNHCR welcomed the release of the General Recommendation No. 32 on the gender-related dimensions of refugee, asylum, nationality and statelessness of women which OPBP helped prepare in 2009-2010. The Recommendation is on the particular impacts of statelessness and displacement on women. It calls for countries to adopt a more gender-sensitive […]

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The Lancet Publishes Special Edition on Violence against Women and Girls

admin, 24th November 2014

Every day, millions of women and girls worldwide experience violence. This abuse takes many forms, including intimate physical and sexual partner violence, female genital mutilation, child and forced marriage, sex trafficking, and rape. The Lancet Series on Violence against women and girls shows that such abuse is preventable. Five papers cover the evidence base for interventions, discuss […]

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