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Women and Equalities Committee Uses Evidence from Director Sandra Fredman

admin 12th October 2017

The Women and Equalities Committee (WEC) in their new report, Ensuring Strong Equalities Legislation After EU Exit, conclude that the government is missing opportunities to turn equality intention into legislation. The WEC relied extensively on oral evidence given by OxHRH Director, Sandra Fredman and drew on the written submission made by Professor Fredman, Professor Anne Davies […]

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Constitutional Court Review Call for Papers

admin 10th October 2017

AN OPEN CALL FOR PAPERS Now Available Free Online The editors of the Constitutional Court Review (‘CCR’) have issued an open call for lead essays, articles and case comments for Constitutional Court Review IX.  Academics, jurists and practitioners, with interest in writing on the work of South Africa’s Constitutional Court, should contact the following CCR editors […]

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The Foundation for Law, Justice and Society Film Screening: Court

admin 9th October 2017

The Foundation for Law, Justice and Society in association with Wolfson College and the Centre for Socio-Legal Studies, University of Oxford invites you to: Free Film Screening: Court With an introduction by Mayur Suresh, expert on India’s anti-terror law, SOAS Auditorium, Wolfson College, Linton Rd, Oxford OX2 6UD 7pm, Monday 23 October 2017 To mark the 70th anniversary of the Partition […]

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Friday in Focus: Richard Martin (LSE)

admin 6th October 2017

Every Friday over the next couple of months, we are going to profile the careers and research  of current and former OxHRH team members. From human rights in the Northern Ireland police service to the concept of equality in the Kenyan constitution to establishing a policy center in India to make better law for the government, our […]

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BAD NEWS wins First Moore Prize for Non-Fiction

admin 5th October 2017

The Christopher G. Moore Foundation is pleased to announce that Bad News by Anjan Sundaram is the winner of inaugural Moore Prize 2017, an award that recognises works of non-fiction that advance our understanding of human rights issues. The author will receive an award certificate along with a £1,000 cash prize. Bad News exposes the […]

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The Impact of Brexit on The Right to Equality

admin 28th September 2017

On September 28, 2017, OxHRH Director, Sandra Fredman (Oxford), Deputy-Director, Meghan Campbell (Birmingham) and Alison Young (Oxford) hosted a workshop The Impact of Brexit on Equality Law. The round-table structured discussion brought together the Chief Executive of the Equality and Human Rights Commission, the Chief Executive of the  Northern Ireland Equality Commission, the Deputy Director […]

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Developing Strategies for the Protection and Promotion of Human Rights

admin 25th September 2017

Non-credit course over six evenings in Michaelmas Term 2017 and Hilary Term 2018 Open to law students (both undergraduate and graduate) and students at the Blavatnik School of Government The Bonavero Institute of Human Rights, Oxfam and the Oxford Human Rights Hub will be offering a non-credit course in developing strategies for the protection and promotion of human rights […]

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Researcher Post at Office of the Chief Justice of South Africa

admin 25th September 2017

The President of the Republic of South Africa proclaimed, by Proclamation No 44 of 2010, the establishment of the Office of the Chief Justice (OCJ) as a national department on 23 August 2010 to support the Chief Justice as the Head of the Judiciary and the Head of the Constitutional Court. The services of the […]

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Bob Hepple Equality Awards 2017

admin 18th September 2017

The Equal Rights Trust is delighted to invite you to the Bob Hepple Equality Award 2017 on Wednesday 4 October 2017. The Award recognises the outstanding contributions of proponents of equality, with a particular focus on those who promote the comprehensive approach to equality which drives our work at the Trust.  This year, our Selection […]

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