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The Oxford Human Rights Hub (OxHRH) aims to bring together academics, practitioners, and policy-makers from across the globe to advance the understanding and protection of human rights and equality. Through the vigorous exchange of ideas and resources, we strive to facilitate a better understanding of human rights principles, to develop new approaches to policy, and to influence the development of human rights law and practice.

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“That’s the Key Question: Institutional Responsibility for Inequality (Episode 4)

“That’s the Key Question: Institutional Responsibility for Inequality (Episode 4)

Human rights experts reveal how we could reform equality law to make sure it protects the most vulnerable in times of crisis. This is Episode Three of a four-part series. The series takes a deep dive into whether equality law is ...
The Kalisher Trust internship at JUSTICE

The Kalisher Trust internship at JUSTICE

Deadline: 10pm, 3 July 2022 JUSTICE invites applications for The Kalisher Trust internship at JUSTICE. The Kalisher intern works with our legal team on a range of criminal justice matters. As an intern you will be an invaluable ...
Plug Those Gaps: Reforms to Equality Law (Episode 3)

Plug Those Gaps: Reforms to Equality Law (Episode 3)

Human rights experts reveal how we could reform equality law to make sure it protects the most vulnerable in times of crisis. This is Episode Three of a four-part series. The series takes a deep dive into whether equality law is ...
“…Patriarchal Mentality”: The Functioning of Equality Law in Crisis (Episode 2)

“…Patriarchal Mentality”: The Functioning of Equality Law in Crisis (Episode 2)

Human rights experts help us determine whether equality law is set up to protect the most vulnerable in times of crisis. This is Episode Two of a four-part series. The series takes a deep dive into whether equality law is cut ...
“I Can Hear Another Ambulance”: The Rise of Exponential Inequalities During COVID-19 (Episode 1)

“I Can Hear Another Ambulance”: The Rise of Exponential Inequalities During COVID-19 (Episode 1)

Human rights experts tell stories of inequalities from around the world, revealing how these inequalities have been exacerbated during crises like the COVID-19 pandemic. This is Episode One of a four-part series. The series takes ...
Spotlight on an Understudied Institution: Evictions and the Magistrate’s Court in South Africa

Spotlight on an Understudied Institution: Evictions and the Magistrate’s Court in South Africa

TRANSCRIPT: Spotlight on an understudied institution: evictions and the Magistrate's Court in South Africa (Recorded August 2019) Rishika Sahgal (0:11) Welcome to RightsUp! RightNow, a podcast at [the] Oxford Human ...
RightsUp Pops: Trevor Moore on Assisted Dying

RightsUp Pops: Trevor Moore on Assisted Dying

TRANSCRIPT: RightsUp Pop: Trevor Moore on Assisted Dying Rishika Sahgal (0:09) Today we will talk about the issue of assisted dying with Trevor Moore, the Chair of “My Death, My Decision”.[1] This is a grassroots movement ...
Call for participation: Training of facilitators on Holistic Security

Call for participation: Training of facilitators on Holistic Security

Urgent Action Fund Africa is pleased to announce a call for applications for a training of facilitators for North African feminists and womn human rights defenders. Location: online Time: 10 days divided between July and August ...
Catherine Briddick on Equality and Off-Shoring

Catherine Briddick on Equality and Off-Shoring

Emilie McDonnell on the Nationality and Borders Bill

Emilie McDonnell on the Nationality and Borders Bill

New Frontiers of LGBTQ Liberation

New Frontiers of LGBTQ Liberation

New Frontiers of LGBTQ Liberation is a blog series by the Oxford Human Rights Hub which explores the present and future of queer justice.  This series examines contemporary developments in the struggle for LGBTQ+ liberation. The ...
The Development of Disability Rights in the Indian Supreme Court

The Development of Disability Rights in the Indian Supreme Court

In a significant judgment delivered in February 2021, a three-judge bench of the Indian Supreme Court made a seminal contribution in advancing disability rights jurisprudence in India and globally. At issue in Vikash Kumar v. Union ...