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International Labour Organization: Women at Work

admin 11th May 2017

The International Labour Organization Women at Work Initiative aims to “go beyond business as usual” and better understand why progress on delivering on decent work for women has been so slow globally, and far less than hoped for by now. The Initiative aims to identify innovative action to address the following obstacles that women face […]

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Venice Academy of Human Rights 2017: Economic, Social, and Cultural Rights as an Answer to Rising Inequalities

admin 9th May 2017

The Venice Academy of Human Rights will take place from 3-12 July 2017. The theme of this year’s academy is ‘Economic, Social, and Cultural Rights as an Answer to Rising Inequalities’. Online applications are accepted until 14 May 2017. Faculty of the Venice Academy 2017 Distinguished Opening Lecture Branko Milanović, Visiting Presidential Professor at the Graduate Center City […]

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Constitution Court Review Now Freely Available Online

admin 8th May 2017

As part of Juta’s ongoing commitment to the academic enterprise, the publisher is making a select number of premier publications available via open access. It chose the Constitution Court Review both because of the outstanding caliber of writing and international sweep and reputations of its authors. All volumes of the Constitutional Court Review can now […]

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OxHRH Partnership with The Bakery Ideas

admin 4th May 2017

The Oxford Human Rights Hub is delighted to be partnering with South African based mobile marketing team, The Bakery Ideas who support to work of the Oxford Human Rights Hub on a pro bono basis. The wonderful team at The Bakery Ideas have been the creative talent behind our monthly newsletter, term cards and we […]

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OxHRH Special Blog Series: A Better Future for Women at Work

admin 2nd May 2017

Despite numerous legal and policy interventions women continue to face significant disadvantage in both formal and informal work. The law, as currently conceived, has been unable to fully achieve women’s equality in the labour force. The Oxford Human Rights Hub in partnership with the International Labour Organization and the University of Kent is hosting a conference […]

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Job Opportunities at The Bonavero Institute for Human Rights

admin 1st May 2017

Bonavero Institute Post-doctoral Research Fellowship in Civil and Political Rights Bonavero Institute of Human Rights, Faculty of Law, University of Oxford Grade 7: £31,076 to £38,183 p.a. Fixed Term for 3 Years from 1 October 2017 or as soon after this date as possible. Applications are invited by the Bonavero Institute of Human Rights for […]

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New Publications from the OxHRH Team and Associates!

admin 28th April 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: Meghan Campbell, ‘Human Rights: The Bedrock of Philanthropy’ (2017) 15 Philanthropy Magazine Cathryn Costello and Elspeth Guild, ‘Implementation of the 2015 Council Decisions Establishing Provisional Measures in the Area of International Protection […]

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OPBP Report to Joint Committee on Human Rights on Human Rights in Times of Armed Conflict Now Available!

admin 27th April 2017

The written evidence which OPBP submitted to the Joint Committee on Human Rights has been published on the JCHR’s website. The Government has proposed a “presumption to derogate” from the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) in times of armed conflict, in order to protect British troops from vexatious claims. Our evidence offered a review, […]

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The Foundations of Law & Constitutional Government Seminar: The Locust Effect: Why the End of Poverty Requires the End of Violence

admin 27th April 2017

Victor Boutros is a Founding Director of the Human Trafficking Institute and co-author with Gary Haugen of The Locust Effect: Why the End of Poverty Requires the End of Violence (Oxford University Press). Drawing on real-world cases and extensive scholarship, The Locust Effect paints a vivid portrait of the way fractured criminal justice systems in developing countries have spawned […]

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