Event archive

Working Together: Human Rights and the Sustainable Development Goals

12 Nov 2018 - British Academy

The Sustainable Development Goals commit the world to ending poverty and eliminating gender discrimination. This echoes the legal obligations of states in human rights law to guarantee socio-economic rights and achieve gender equality. The Sustainable Development Goals and human rights contain untapped potential to achieve women’s equality and empowerment. This workshop  organised by Professor Sandra Fredman […]

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Affirmative Action and the Sustainable Development Goal of Gender Equality

22 Sep 2018

International Conference on Affirmative Action and the Sustainable Development Goal of Gender Equality 22nd- 23rd September, 2018 Tiruchirappalli Tamil Nadu National Law School, Tiruchirappalli in collaboration with Oxford Human Rights Hub, Oxford University, United Kingdom Call for Papers On 2015 the United Nations adopted a resolution which laid down 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) for […]

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Panel Discussion on Abortion in Northern Ireland

04 Jun 2018 - Mansfield College, Sir Joseph Hotung Auditorium

The UK Adoption Act 1967 does not apply in Northern Ireland and access to legal abortions in Northern Ireland is very restricted. As a result, some women from Northern Ireland seek abortions in England, Scotland and Wales but these women are not entitled to NHS funding for abortions. There have been two recent cases argued […]

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Disability Law Essay Prize-Giving Ceremony and Panel Discussion

04 May 2018 - Lee Shau Kee Seminar Room, Wadham College, Oxford, OX1 3PN

How should the law protect against discrimination at the intersection of disability and other protected characteristics, including gender? What: Come and listen to our panellists discuss how the law should protect against discrimination at the intersection of disability and other protected characteristics, including gender. When: 5pm, Friday 4th May 2018 Where: Lee Shau Kee Seminar Room, Wadham College, Oxford, OX1 3PN Book Free […]

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Book Colloquium: Human Trafficking and Slavery Reconsidered

03 May 2018 - Mansfield College

Book colloquium: Human Trafficking and Slavery Reconsidered. Conceptual Limits and States’ Positive Obligations in European Law(Cambridge University Press, 2017) PROGRAMME 17.00 – 17.15: Presentation of the book, Dr. Vladislava Stoyanova, Ragnar Söderberg Associate Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Law, Lund University, Sweden | Visiting Scholar, Bonavero Institute of Human Rights, Oxford University 17.15 – 17.35: Professor […]

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