Friday in Focus: Jason Brickhill (Oxford)

admin 3rd November 2017

As a Zimbabwean and South African, I grew up in a family where my parents had been among the many people of their generation to join the armed struggle for the liberation of their countries from racist minority rule. I had a strong sense of wanting to contribute towards building a more just society – […]

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The Impact of Brexit on Equality Rights-Workshop Report

admin 2nd November 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 report is now available: The Impact of Brexit on Equality Rights: Workshop Report.  The report canvasses the discussions on Parliamentary Sovereignty and Equality Rights The Future Role of the […]

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My Body, My Life

admin 1st November 2017

A new exhibition in Oxford challenges abortion stigma through clothing. My Body My Life, hosted and part funded by the University of Oxford, opens at the Old Fire Station next month (November 7-11). Designed to look like a fashion boutique, the unique exhibition uses clothing to bring a range of abortion experiences to life, representing […]

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Call for Papers: Land and Property in a Contested Terrain

admin 31st October 2017

The Centre for Applied Legal Studies (CALS) and the South African Journal on Human Rights (SAJHR) will convene a Colloquium on ‘Land and Property in a Contested Terrain’ in July 2018. Failure to transform the land/property landscape has become a primary cause of hostility towards South Africa’s post-1994 constitutional dispensation, as well as a subject of substantial litigation and […]

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The OxHRH Participates in The Africa Oxford Initiative

admin 30th October 2017

The OxHRH was delighted and had a lot of fun participating in The Africa Oxford Initiative! The team discussed their research into affirmative action in South Africa; socio-economic rights in the constitution of Namibia; the right to equality in the Kenyan constitution, strategic litigation in South Africa and judicial remedies for positive obligations. This is […]

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