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Happy Holidays and New Year from the OxHRH!

admin 20th December 2017

Our OxHRH activities have gathered momentum during this year of celebrating the fifth anniversary of the OxHRH. Michaelmas Term has been particularly productive with the culmination of several of our major initiatives. Chief among these has been the launch of our online course Learning Lessons from Litigators: Realising the Right to Education Through Public Interest […]

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New OPBP Committee

admin 15th December 2017

Rishika Sahgal (Chair) Rishika is a candidate for the MPhil in Law at Magdalen College. She came to Oxford as a Rhodes Scholar from India and completed her BCL with distinction. Prior to the BCL, Rishika clerked with the Chief Justice of India. She obtained her undergraduate degree in law from National Law University Delhi, […]

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Friday in Focus: Ndjodi Ndeunyema

admin 15th December 2017

I am transitioning into the DPhil Law, as a Daube Law Scholar, from the MPhil, which I am awaiting to defend. My academic research locates itself in the context of Namibia and looks at the enforceability (or otherwise) of social and economic rights under Namibian law. I argue for an African values-based premise to assert […]

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Submissions for Moore Prize in Human Rights

admin 13th December 2017

The Christopher G. Moore Foundation is pleased to announce that submissions are open for the Moore Prize 2018 to honour fiction that contributes to the awareness, understanding and supports the universality of human rights. This unique initiative is awarded annually, as chosen by a panel of judges whose own work focuses on human rights. The […]

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External

UNESCO Global Education Monitoring Report

admin 11th December 2017

Don’t just blame the teacher when the system is at fault, says UNESCO Paris 24 October – UNESCO’s 2017/8 Global Education Monitoring (GEM) Report highlights the responsibility of governments to provide universal quality education and stresses that accountability is indispensable in achieving this goal. The Report, released today, warns that disproportionate blame on any one […]

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New Publications from OxHRH Team and Associates

admin 7th December 2017

The OxHRH Publication Page is a dynamic teaching and research resource that showcases the latest human rights publications from our global network. The latest editions are: Shreya Atrey, ‘Fifty Years On: The Curious Case of Intersectional Discrimination in ICCPR’ (2017) 35(3) Nordic Journal of Human Rights 220 Nicholas Bamforth, ‘Social Sensitivity, Consensus, and the Margin of Appreciation’ in […]

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Video Recording Now Available: ‘Production, Reproduction and Empowerment: The Future of Women in Africa’

admin 6th December 2017

On Thursday, November 30th, Professor Sandra Fredman gave a talk on production, reproduction and empowerment at the Oxford Martin School along with Professor Jo Boyden (Director of Young Lives). The full recording is available on YouTube (above). Many women in Africa are congregated in poorly paid and precarious work (ILO, 2016) and have very high […]

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OxHRH Submission to the Committee on the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilites

admin 1st December 2017

The Committee on the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities is drafting a General Comment on the rights of persons with disabilities to equality and non-discrimination.  It notes that ‘although equality and non-discrimination are principles of international law, disability-based discrimination continues to exist.’  Article 5 of the Convention on the Rights of Persons […]

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Oxford Martin Seminar: Production, Reproduction and Empowerment: The Future of Women in Africa (Sandra Fredman & Jo Boyden)

admin 30th November 2017

November 30, 2017 17:00-18:00 Lecture Theatre, Oxford Martin School 34 Broad Street (corner of Holywell and Catte Streets) Oxford OX1 3BD Many women in Africa are congregated in poorly paid and precarious work (ILO, 2016) and have very high rates of school dropout and maternal mortality and child morbidity. This is crucially linked to their role […]

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New Publications from Hart Publishing

Meghan Campbell 26th November 2017

20% discount for readers of the Oxford Human Rights Hub!  Please order through the Hart Publishing website www.hartpublishing.co.uk To receive your discount, type HRBLOG in the discount code field at the checkout     The Use of Force and Article 2 of the ECHR in Light of  European Conflicts Hannah Russell Article 2 of the […]

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AfOx insaka

admin 23rd November 2017

The AfOx insaka is a gathering for sharing ideas and knowledge about Africa-focused research with speakers from diverse and varied academic disciplines. Register here.    Date: 24TH November, 2017         Venue: Oxford Martin School      Time: 5pm (Drinks served afterwards)   Speakers 1.       Dr Ana Namburete, Department of Engineering Science, University of Oxford Topic: ‘Beyond the Cranial Vault: Imaging the […]

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Younger Comparativists Committee of the American Society of Comparative Law- Submissions for Phanor J Eder Prize in Comparative Law

admin 21st November 2017

The Younger Comparativists Committee of the American Society of Comparative Law (YCC) is pleased to invite submissions for the Phanor J. Eder LL.B./J.D. Prize in Comparative Law, in connection with its Seventh Annual Conference, to be held on April, 20-21 2018, at Case Western University in Cleveland, Ohio.  The Phanor J. Eder Prize is named […]

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