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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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