Special Blog Series: Supreme Court of Kenya’s Historic Judgment Nullifying the 2017 Presidential Election

admin 18th October 2017

At the beginning of September, the Kenyan Supreme Court ruled that the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC), the official election body in Kenya, had failed to conduct the 8 August 2017 Presidential election in accordance with the law, as there were irregularities and illegalities committed that affected the integrity of the election. It therefore […]

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Welcome to Our New Blog Editors

admin 17th October 2017

The OxHRH Blog is delighted to welcome Nomfundo Ramalekana and Farrah Raza to the team as Editors! Nomfundo Ramalekana is a South African DPhill (Law) Student at Oxford.  Her research focuses on equality law, specifically affirmative action. She is interested in critical race and gender theory as well as decolonising the law. Farrah Raza is […]

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Friday in Focus: Victoria Miyandazi (Oxford)

admin 13th October 2017

I started my studies in Oxford in 2013 as a Rhodes Scholar a year after completing my LL.B. degree from Kenyatta University in Kenya. I did the Bachelor of Civil Law (BCL) and MPhil in Law postgraduate degrees before embarking on the DPhil in Law path. My postgraduate studies deepened my knowledge base and expertise […]

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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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