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OLA Featured in the Oxford Mail

admin 1st December 2014

OLA volunteers are hard at work assisting in interviewing immigration clients, preparing bail applications for those detained at Campsfield Detention Centre and researching issues surrounding personal debit. The work OLA has been doing in the local community with Turpin & Miller LLP and Citizens Advice Bureau has recently been showcased in the Oxford Mail.   […]

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General Recommendation on Displaced and Stateless Women

admin 24th November 2014

On 5 November 2014, the UNHCR welcomed the release of the General Recommendation No. 32 on the gender-related dimensions of refugee, asylum, nationality and statelessness of women which OPBP helped prepare in 2009-2010. The Recommendation is on the particular impacts of statelessness and displacement on women. It calls for countries to adopt a more gender-sensitive […]

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Oxford Pro Bono Publico Welcome Event and Informal Information Session

admin 24th November 2014

The 2014-2015 OPBP Executive Committee held its first welcome and informal information session on 18 November 2014. It was well attended with a huge turnout of graduate students interested in learning more about OPBP, how to get involved as volunteers or project coordinators and the OPBP Internship Fund. OPBP was grateful to have the Dean […]

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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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Launch of new Children’s Rights Network in Oxford

admin 21st November 2014

This year has been an important one for the advancement of children’s rights. This week (20th November 2014) we have marked the 25th anniversary of the Convention on the Rights of the Child, the most widely-ratified human rights treaty in the world. In April we celebrated the entry into force of the Third Optional Protocol to […]

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