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Article and Report: Unacceptable Forms of Work

admin 26th March 2019

A new article in the Journal of Law and Society highlights the work of the Project on Unacceptable Forms of Work. ‘A Strategic Approach to Regulating Unacceptable Forms of Work’, by Professor Deirdre McCann (Durham University, UK) and Professor Judy Fudge (McMaster University, Canada), explores their Multidimensional Model of Unacceptable Forms of Work. The Model sets […]

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The Fairwork Foundation Releases First Set of Scores

admin 25th March 2019

A team of University of Oxford academics, including OxHRH Director Sandra Fredman, have published the world’s first ever rating system for working conditions in the digital economy. The rankings look at how platforms like Uber, Taxify, and Ola perform against five standards – fair work, fair conditions, fair contracts, fair management, and fair representation. These […]

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Friday in Focus: Emilie McDonnell

admin 22nd March 2019

I am currently a DPhil in Law candidate at University College. My research focuses on protecting the right to leave and related human rights of asylum seekers, refugees and other migrants when migration control is conducted extraterritorially and has been outsourced to states of origin and transit, private actors and international organisations. I came to […]

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Essex Summer School in Human Rights Research Methods: 1-5 July 2019

admin 15th March 2019

The Essex Human Rights Centre will be offering its five day summer school in Human Rights Research Methods from 1- 5 July 2019. Now in its 5th year, this summer school explores the core methods and skills needed to carry out human rights research whether for academic scholarship, bids for large research projects or reports […]

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Workshop: The Impact of the Medical Profession on Abortion Laws in Transitional and Post-conflict Societies

admin 11th March 2019

On Thursday 4th April 2019 from 09:15-17:30pm the Institute for Global Innovation and Birmingham Law School are hosting a workshop on ‘The Impact of the Medical Profession on Abortion Laws in Transitional and Post-conflict Societies’. The workshop will be held in the Harding Building, University of Birmingham. The aim of the workshop is to bring together academics, activists, […]

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