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Sexual and Reproductive Rights in the Courtroom: Litigation Strategies in Light of the Zika Outbreak

Sinara Gumieri and Lucia Berro 1st December 2016

Earlier this year the World Health Organization declared a public health emergency in response to the Zika virus, stating that “the level of alarm is extremely high.” It has taken one public health crisis to expose the longstanding human rights crisis around sexual and reproductive rights. As of September this year, 9,514 suspected cases of […]

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European Court of Human Rights to Consider Right to Education

James Rooney 21st October 2016

James Rooney is one of the Oxford Human Rights Hub/Rhodes University Travelling Fellows. The Fellowship is a partnership between the Oxford Human Rights Hub, Rhodes University in South Africa, and the Legal Resources Centre (LRC), a pre-eminent South African public interest law firm. Two Oxford graduate students a year travel to Grahamstown, in South Africa’s […]

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Advancing the Right to Education in South Africa

James Rooney 30th September 2016

James Rooney is one of the Oxford Human Rights Hub/Rhodes University Travelling Fellows. The Fellowship is a partnership between the Oxford Human Rights Hub, Rhodes University in South Africa, and the Legal Resources Centre (LRC), a pre-eminent South African public interest law firm. Two Oxford graduate students a year travel to Grahamstown, in South Africa’s […]

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Socio-Economic Rights Advocacy in South Africa’s Eastern Cape

James Rooney 31st August 2016

I am one of the two Oxford Human Rights Hub/Rhodes University Travelling Fellows for this year. This is the first year of the fellowship, and the second fellow will be travelling down at the start of 2017. The Fellowship is a partnership between the Oxford Human Rights Hub, Rhodes University in South Africa, and the […]

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