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OPBP Completes Report on Reparations and Remedies for Victims of Sexual and Gender Based Violence

Olivia Flasch 29th January 2016

OPBP has recently completed a Report investigating the remedies and reparations for victims of sexual and gender based violence. The Report engages in a comparative study of nine jurisdictions by probing three broad questions: the forms of remedies and reparations awarded by judicial or non-judicial bodies, the formulation of these awards by the relevant bodies, […]

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Event: Consent in Early America, 1600 to 1900 – 10 March 2015

admin 3rd March 2015

Consent in Early America, 1600 – 1900 Conference, March 10, 2015 Rothermere American Institute, University of Oxford Keynote Speakers: Amy Stanley (University of Chicago) Holly Brewer (University of Maryland) The notion of consent plays an important role in our understanding of power in human society. It gives us a way to think about not only […]

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OxHRH Associate Director Dr Nazila Ghanea Attends Carter Center's Human Rights Defenders Forum

admin 2nd March 2015

OxHRH Associate Director, Dr Nazila Ghanea participated in the Carter Center’s Human Rights Defenders Forum from 7-10 February 2015 in Atlanta, USA. The Forum was attended by around 70 scholars, human rights activists and community leaders from around the world and provided them with a platform to discuss, strategies and address combating violence and discrimination, […]

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OxHRH Associate Director Dr Nazila Ghanea Attends Carter Center’s Human Rights Defenders Forum

admin 2nd March 2015

OxHRH Associate Director, Dr Nazila Ghanea participated in the Carter Center’s Human Rights Defenders Forum from 7-10 February 2015 in Atlanta, USA. The Forum was attended by around 70 scholars, human rights activists and community leaders from around the world and provided them with a platform to discuss, strategies and address combating violence and discrimination, […]

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The Lancet Publishes Special Edition on Violence against Women and Girls

admin 24th November 2014

Every day, millions of women and girls worldwide experience violence. This abuse takes many forms, including intimate physical and sexual partner violence, female genital mutilation, child and forced marriage, sex trafficking, and rape. The Lancet Series on Violence against women and girls shows that such abuse is preventable. Five papers cover the evidence base for interventions, discuss […]

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