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Challenging Fundamentalisms? Ideology, Public Policy, Law and Gender Equality

21 Feb 2019 - Kingston, Jamaica

CALL FOR PAPERS Challenging Fundamentalisms? Ideology, Public Policy, Law and Gender Equality 21 and 22 February 2019 Location: Kingston, Jamaica   Challenging Fundamentalisms? Ideology, Public Policy, Law and Gender Equality, an international conference, is hosted by the Faculty of Law, University of the West Indies, Mona Campus, Jamaica; Getulio Vargas Foundation School of Law, Sao […]

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The Role of the Proportionality Test in Determining Corporate Obligations in Relation to Fundamental Rights

23 Nov 2018 - White and Case Room

The OxHRH in partnership with the Human Rights Discussion Group will be hosting a seminar with David Bilchitz exploring the question: Is there a role for the proportionality test in determining corporate obligations in relation to fundamental rights? Proportionality as a test to determine the circumstances when rights may be limited has developed in law largely when […]

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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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