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OPBP Project on the Rights of Uber Drivers

admin 28th October 2017

OPBP, partnered with the Social Law Project at the University of the Western Cape, has recently produced a report on the employment status of Uber drivers, to assist with ongoing litigation before the Labour Court in South Africa, between Uber South Africa Technology Services (SATS) and seven respondent former Uber drivers, who were subject to […]

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Book Symposium: Stories of Care: A Labour of Law

admin 30th March 2017

A new book symposium organised by the Centre for Research on Law, Equality and Diversity (LEAD) for Lydia Hayes’ new book, Stories of Care: A Labour of Law: Gender and class at work. The event will be followed by a drinks reception for those in attendance. About the book In Stories of Care: A Labour of Law: Gender and class […]

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OxHRH Seminar Rescheduled to May 13

admin 25th April 2016

OxHRH has rescheduled its upcoming seminar with Professor Anne Lofaso (Western Virginia University) from Tuesday April 26 to Friday May 13 at 1pm. On the 13th of May, Professor Lofaso will analyze the relationship between labour rights and human rihgts. The seminar will now be co-hosted with the Oxford University Labour Law Discussion Group. We […]

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Labour Law Research Network Conference-Call for Papers

admin 13th April 2016

Labour Law Research Network (LLRN) Conference University of Toronto, Faculty of Law June 25-27, 2017 CALL FOR PAPERS Introduction The Labour Law Research Network (LLRN) was established in 2011 by 30 research centres from all over the world and is now comprised of 63 labour law research institutions. One of the objectives of the LLRN […]

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Global Health and Human Rights Database

admin 28th January 2016

There’s a free, comprehensive legal research tool available online that anyone interested in health and human rights needs to know about: the Global Health and Human Rights Database. The Global Health and Human Rights Database offers an interactive, searchable website of case law, national constitutions, and other legal instruments from over 115 countries and in […]

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Watch Now: UN Women – Progress of the World’s Women 2015 Panel

admin 23rd November 2015

On 18 November, OxHRH held a panel event for the recently released UN Women’s Progress of the World’s Women 2015-2016 Report ‘Transforming Economies, Realizing Rights’. For the first time, OxHRH broadcast the panel live on Twitter, using the Periscope App. If you missed the event or the broadcast, you can now watch the recording in our […]

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Prof Fredman participates in Panel Event: Setting the Rules of the Game-How Can Regulations of Private Actors ensure the Right to Education in the Post-2015 Setting?

admin 5th November 2015

The Right to Education Project, the Privatisation in Education Research Initiative, and the Global Initiative for Economic, Social and Cultural Rights organised a week of activities in October to examine the impact of private actors on the right to education. Professor Fredman, alongside, Sylvain Aubry of the Global Initiative for Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, Sylvia Mbataru of The CRADLE, John […]

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Setting the Rules of the Game: how can regulations of private actors ensure the right to education post-2015?

admin 6th October 2015

This session forms part of a series of events organised by the Privatisation in Education Research Initiative, the Global Initiative for Economic, Social and Cultural Rights and the Right to Education Project focused on the growing involvement of private actors in education, and is set to take place in London this October. Monday October 19, […]

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Summary Report from OxHRH-OSH Online Workshop on The Challenges of Public-Private Partnerships in Realising the Right to Education

admin 17th August 2015

On 29th of July, 2015, the Oxford Human Rights Hub and the Open Society Foundations presented a live workshop on the Challenges of Public-Private Partnerships in Realising the Right to Education. There were over a 100 participants from around the world. For those who were unable to attend the live webinar a recording of the […]

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Further Background Papers on the Online Workshop: The Challenge of Public-Private Partnerships in Realising the Right to Education

admin 27th July 2015

The Oxford Human Rights Hub and the Education Support Programme of the Open Society Foundations are getting excited for the workshop on the Challenges of Private-Public Partnerships in Realising the Right to Education. In preparation for the workshop, the programme for the workshop can be found here. A further background paper has been prepared by […]

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Book Release: Employment Law by Professor Anne Davies (Oxford)

admin 22nd July 2015

Anne Davies’ new book is a comprehensive treatment of Employment Law aimed primarily at students and others coming to the subject for the first time. It deals with EU law and English law, and covers both individual and collective aspects of labour law. Each topic is set in the context of wider policy considerations including […]

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Global Equality Community Unites to Celebrate Equal Rights Activists on Thursday July 16

admin 15th July 2015

Equality and human rights advocates from around the world will celebrate equal rights this Thursday as former anti-apartheid lawyer, Professor Sir Bob Hepple QC, presents activists with the inaugural Bob Hepple Equality Award. The award, established by the Equal Rights Trust, honours activists who have made outstanding contributions to equality over a significant number of […]

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