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Submissions for Moore Prize in Human Rights

admin 13th December 2017

The Christopher G. Moore Foundation is pleased to announce that submissions are open for the Moore Prize 2018 to honour fiction that contributes to the awareness, understanding and supports the universality of human rights. This unique initiative is awarded annually, as chosen by a panel of judges whose own work focuses on human rights. The […]

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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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