Events Archive

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A Better Future for Women at Work: Legal and Policy Strategies

18 May 2017 - Harold Lee Room, Pembroke College

Despite numerous legal and policy interventions women continue to face significant disadvantage in both formal and informal work. The ILO report “Women at Work Trends – 2016” estimates that globally women earn approximately 77 per cent of men’s wages. At the current rate, pay equity between women and men will not be achieved before 2086.’ […]

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Does the Autonomous Dignified Worker Have the Right To Engage in Civil Disobedience? -Prof Anne Lofaso (WVU)

13 May 2016 - W3, Hertford College, Oxford University

In a just workplace, one governed by rules, regulations, and laws that reflect the values of autonomy and dignity, workers have a voice in workplace decision making (have become part authors of their working lives) and are treated with dignity.   These autonomous dignified workers are better able to fulfill the needs and wants of themselves […]

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Comparative Perspectives on the Right to Education for Minorities and Disadvantaged Groups

14 Jan 2016 - New Delhi, India

The Oxford Human Rights Hub, alongside Open Society Foundations and the Vidhi Centre for Legal Policy is hosting an international conference on Comparative Perspectives on the Right to Education for Minorities and Disadvantage Groups on January 14-15, 2016 in New Delhi, India. Throughout the world, children from minority and disadvantaged groups suffer disproportionately from unequal […]

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Panel Event: UN Women’s Progress of the World’s Women 2015 Report ‘Transforming Economies, Realising Rights’

18 Nov 2015 - SCR, Law Faculty, Oxford University

The OxHRH is delighted to be holding a panel event for the recently released UN Women’s Progress of the World’s Women 2015-2016 Report ‘Transforming Economies, Realizing Rights’. UN Women’s flagship report, ‘shows that, all too often, women’s economic and social rights are held back, because they are forced to fit into a ‘man’s world’. But, […]

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The Challenges of Public-Private Partnerships in Realising the Right to Education Online Workshop

29 Jul 2015 - Harold Lee Room, Pembroke College

The Oxford Human Rights Hub and the Open Society Foundation are excited to be hosting a participative and interactive online workshop exploring the challenges of public and private partnerships in realising the right to education. Public private partnerships are an increasing phenomenon in the field of education. The growing influence of a market model of […]

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OxHRH Webinar: The right to strike: a menace to hardworking people or fundamental human right? Prof Alan Bogg (Oxford University)

30 Jun 2015 - SCR Parlour, Pembroke College

UPDATE! Thank you to everyone who participated in the live webinar.  For those who weren’t able to join us, you can now watch the vodcast here.   The OxHRH, with the support of the Bertha Foundation, is pleased to continue its  interactive and real-time webinar series in 2015. The second webinar will be from Professor Alan […]

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The Shifting Nature of Work and Its Implications-Justice Michael Walton (Industrial Court of New South Wales)

28 Apr 2015 - Senior Common Room, Oxford Law Faculty

Employment is a critical feature of modern society. The nature of employment determines not only the operation of the economy and economic and business prosperity but also determines the quality of individuals’ lives. In that respect, work is both an economic transaction and central to human life and dignity. Critically, it is also an important […]

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Right to Education-Prof Sandra Fredman (Oxford University)

27 Jan 2015 - Oxford University

UPDATE! Thank you to everyone who participated in the live webinar.  For those who weren’t able to join us, you can now watch the vodcast here. A copy of the webinar slides can be found here. We would greatly appreciate your feedback – please take a few moment to complete our short survey here. …………………….. The […]

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The Right to Education in South Africa: The Challenges of Remedies and Enforcement

08 Dec 2014 - Law Boardroom, Oxford Faculty of Law

The OxHRH in partnership with the Oxford Martin School Human Rights for Future Generations Programme is pleased to celebrate International Human Rights Day on December 10 by participating in The Law Society’s Human Rights Week series of lectures and seminars to celebrate human rights. We were delighted to host Cameron McConnachie and Jason Brickhill from the Legal Resource Centre […]

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Women’s and Children’s Health: Evidence of the Impact of Human Rights -Prof Paul Hunt (Essex)

02 Dec 2014 - Senior Common Room, Law Faculty

In 2011, Professor Paul Hunt (UN Special Rapporteur on the right to health, 2002-2008) was asked by Dr. Flavia Bustreo (Assistant Director-General, WHO) to lead a project on the evidence of impact of human rights on aspects of women’s and children’s health. A multi-disciplinary Steering Group was established, including Dr Francisco Songane, former Minister of […]

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Women's and Children's Health: Evidence of the Impact of Human Rights -Prof Paul Hunt (Essex)

02 Dec 2014 - Senior Common Room, Law Faculty

In 2011, Professor Paul Hunt (UN Special Rapporteur on the right to health, 2002-2008) was asked by Dr. Flavia Bustreo (Assistant Director-General, WHO) to lead a project on the evidence of impact of human rights on aspects of women’s and children’s health. A multi-disciplinary Steering Group was established, including Dr Francisco Songane, former Minister of […]

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‘Women and Poverty: A Human Rights Approach’ (28-30 April 2014, Kigali, Rwanda)

28 Apr 2014 - Hotel Le Migo, Kigali, Rwanda

The Oxford Human Rights Hub was pleased to host a major global conference on ‘Women and Poverty: A Human Rights Perspective’, held in Kigali, Rwanda on April 28-30, 2014. The conference took place at the Lemigo Hotel, Kigali, Rwanda. Conference Overview While the feminization of poverty has long been a recognized phenomenon, gender inequality and poverty are often […]

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