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OxHRH Director, Prof Sandra Fredman Participates in UN Workshop on Substantive Equality for Women

admin 16th June 2015

On June 15, 2015 Professor Sandra Fredman gave a presentation at the Substantive Equality for Women: Connecting Human Rights and Public Policy Workshop. The workshop brought together key individuals from human rights bodies, UN agencies, civil society and academia to explore ways of implementing and operationalizing the policy recommendations of the UN Women flagship report […]

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Book Launch: Fighting to Learn Realising Social, Economic and Cultural Rights through litigation in South Africa

admin 2nd June 2015

Events details: Centre of African Studies, University of London Mon 22nd June, 12pm to 2pm, Room 4426, SOAS, University of London, Thornhaugh Street, Russell Square, London WC1H 0XG Speakers: Helen Mountfield QC Professor Sandra Fredman (Oxford University) Shona Gazidis (Legal Resources Centre) To rsvp, email fiona@canoncollins.org.uk This event is held in collaboration with Canon Collins […]

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Call for Applications – Future Directions in EU Labour Law

admin 5th May 2015

Early Career Scholars in EU labour law and social policy are invited to apply for a space on the British Academy-funded project on Future Directions in EU Labour Law, with a launch workshop organised on July 3 at Magdalen College, Oxford. The project will bring together early career academics and senior policy makers from across the Union to collaborate […]

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Human Rights for Future Generations-Human Rights and Budgeting Workshop

admin 30th January 2015

The Human Rights for Future Generations Programme organised a workshop on human rights and budgeting at the Oxford Martin School on 29 January. Presentations were heard from Ann Blyberg (Former Director, International Human Rights Internship Program) Sally Ireland (Principal Policy Adviser, Children’s Commissioner) Rory O’Connell (Professor, University of Ulster) Angela O’Hagan (Research Fellow, Caledonian University) […]

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Human Rights for Future Generations Seminar: The Constitutional Concept of a Social State

admin 16th October 2014

Date:  Thursday, 23 October, 2014 – 13:00 Speaker:  Dr. Jeff King, Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Laws, University College London (Visiting Humboldt Scholar, Humboldt University of Berlin (2014-15)) Location:  Seminar Room D, Faculty of Law, St. Cross Building Conventional Anglo-American understandings of constitutionalism suggest that the welfare state is not an appropriate subject for constitutional regulation, […]

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New Publication: 'Whither the Prostitution Industry?'

admin 2nd October 2014

Justice Dhaya Pillay, who last year was a visiting fellow at the Oxford Human Rights Hub, has published an article in the Industrial Law Journal entitled, ‘Whither the Prostitution Industry?’ (2014) 35 ILJ 1749. Justice Pillay’s article examines the possibility of reforming the adult prostitution industry.

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New Publication: ‘Whither the Prostitution Industry?’

Karl Laird 2nd October 2014

Justice Dhaya Pillay, who last year was a visiting fellow at the Oxford Human Rights Hub, has published an article in the Industrial Law Journal entitled, ‘Whither the Prostitution Industry?’ (2014) 35 ILJ 1749. Justice Pillay’s article examines the possibility of reforming the adult prostitution industry.

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Ground-breaking South African Judgment on the Right to a Basic Education

admin 24th February 2014

On Thursday 20 February, Judge Glenn Goosen of the South African High Court declared that the South African government’s failure to provide basic furniture to schools across the Eastern Cape Province was in violation of learners’ right to a basic education under the South African Constitution. He further ordered the government to provide adequate furniture by 31 May.  A 2011 […]

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