Almas Shaikh

OxHRH Communications

Almas is a human rights lawyer from India. She is currently reading as a DPhil candidate (PRS) at the University of Oxford and is a Barbara Mills Graduate Scholar in Law. She focuses on the role of intersectionality in Indian discrimination law, under the supervision of Professor Sandra Fredman.

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World Law Forum Roundtable on ESG in Emerging Markets

World Law Forum Roundtable on ESG in Emerging Markets

Students of Oxford are invited to participate in the Roundtable on "ESG in Emerging Markets" being co-hosted by World Law Forum and BTG Legal on Friday, the 16th of September, 2022 in London, UK. While there has been significant ...
India’s draft National Policy for Persons with Disabilities – Recommendations and Comments

India’s draft National Policy for Persons with Disabilities – Recommendations and Comments

Government of India's Department of Empowerment for Persons with Disabilities sough recommendations and comments from National Law School of India University (NLSIU) on its latest draft National Policy for Persons with Disabilities ...
Impact of the US Supreme Court Decision of Dobbs on Abortion Rights

Impact of the US Supreme Court Decision of Dobbs on Abortion Rights

Impact of the US Supreme Court Decision of Dobbs on Abortion Rights is a blog series by the Oxford Human Rights Hub exploring the changes within sexual and reproductive rights, and broader rights in light of the decision.  This ...
Global Rights Compliance Event: Launch of Legal Advisory Report and Policy Guidance

Global Rights Compliance Event: Launch of Legal Advisory Report and Policy Guidance

Global Rights Compliance is conducting an online launch of a ground breaking Legal Advisory Report and Policy Guidance, “Do No Harm: Mitigating Human Rights Risks When Interacting with Medical Institutions & Professionals in ...
Rapoport Center for Human Rights and Justice Working Paper Series

Rapoport Center for Human Rights and Justice Working Paper Series

The Rapoport Center for Human Rights and Justice at UT Austin's Working Paper Series seeking to publish innovative papers by established and early-career researchers, practitioners, and students. Authors from all disciplines are ...
Prohibiting Hijab in Educational Institutions: A Constitutional Assessment

Prohibiting Hijab in Educational Institutions: A Constitutional Assessment

Image description: A group of school girls wearing hijab standing in a line (Source: File Photo, The Indian Express) The State Government in Karnataka, India, recently introduced a Government Order, in effect prohibiting the hijab ...