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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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