World Bank Releases Women, Business and the Law Report

admin 6th August 2018

Women, Business and the Law measures how laws, regulations and institutions differentiate between women and men in ways that may affect women’s incentives or capacity to work or to set up and run a business. It provides data on legal and regulatory barriers to women’s entrepreneurship and employment in 189 economies, covering seven areas: accessing institutions, […]

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Friday in Focus-Ignacio de Casas

admin 2nd August 2018

I started my human rights career in my native Mendoza, the land of sun and good wine, in western Argentina. I worked there as a partner at Southern Lights Group, a litigation and advisory firm that provides legal strategies and solutions on business and human rights issues to clients throughout Latin America, Canada and US. […]

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Post-Grad and Post-Doc Funding Opportunity in ‘Law, Equality and Social Justice’ at University of Witwatersrand

admin 31st July 2018

The NRF funded South African Research Chair in ‘Law, Equality and Social Justice’, based at the School of Law, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, invites applications for postdoctoral fellowships and postgraduate bursaries (PhD and LLM) in the broad field of equality, law, rights and social justice to commence in January/February 2019. NRF Postdoctoral Fellowships Application […]

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OxHRH Collaborates with Oxfam on Action4Justice—Kenya Project

admin 24th July 2018

OxHRH is delighted to be collaborating with Oxfam on Action4Justice. This project will be undertaken by OxHRH Researcher Victoria Miyandazi. Action4Justice is a group of NGOs united to support public interest litigation worldwide. The initiative seeks to improve access to social justice for the poor and marginalised communities by providing practical, accessible and relevant “how […]

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Pressing for Progress: Women’s Rights and Gender Equality in 2018

admin 23rd July 2018

This report for the UK Equality and Human Rights Commission looks at the state of women’s rights in Great Britain in 2018. It assesses the progress on women’s rights since 2013 and makes recommendations to the UK and Welsh governments, in areas including: enhancing the status of international human rights in domestic law gender-based violence, harassment and abuse participation […]

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