Oxford Human Rights Hub

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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Striving for Changing-Trailer

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Shaping the Future-Trailer

Shaping the Future-Trailer

Shaping the Future is a documentary series spans 5 episodes, covering sexual and reproductive health rights in the contexts of school and the workplace, as well as looking in detail at how to realise the right to safe childbirth, ...
Communalisation of Citizenship Law: Viewing the Citizenship (Amendment) Act 2019 Through the Prism of the Indian Constitution

Communalisation of Citizenship Law: Viewing the Citizenship (Amendment) Act 2019 Through the Prism of the Indian Constitution

The Citizenship Amendment Act breaches the right to equality and assaults the secular character of Indian citizenship law.
Basic Income, Gender and Human Rights

Basic Income, Gender and Human Rights

Combining feminist and human rights arguments has the potential to offer a new angle into the basic income debate.
The Big Gap in Discrimination Law: Class and the Equality Act 2010

The Big Gap in Discrimination Law: Class and the Equality Act 2010

With growing awareness of classism as a form of discrimination, it is becoming harder to deny its place in the Equality Act.
New Beginnings: Indian Rights Jurisprudence After Puttaswamy

New Beginnings: Indian Rights Jurisprudence After Puttaswamy

Author(s): Shreya Atrey and Gautam Bhatia Download now
Should the Indian Supreme Court Scrap the Marital Rape Exemption?

Should the Indian Supreme Court Scrap the Marital Rape Exemption?

Judges always have at the ready some doctrinal basin to wash their hands of moral complicity.
The Unconstitutionality of the Marital Rape Exemption in India

The Unconstitutionality of the Marital Rape Exemption in India

The marital rape exemption reinforces the patriarchal stereotype that women have no sexual freedom or autonomy within marriage.
Intersectional Inequalities and Reproductive Rights: An India-Nepal Comparison

Intersectional Inequalities and Reproductive Rights: An India-Nepal Comparison

Recent judgments from India and Nepal are steeped in an intersectional understanding of inequality as a necessary approach to realise women's reproductive rights.
The Right to Privacy and Access to Abortion in a Post-Puttaswamy World

The Right to Privacy and Access to Abortion in a Post-Puttaswamy World

The new right to privacy could address the cultural and economic realities that exist within India which affect women's access to reproductive healthcare.
A Common Denominator: The Role of the Anti-Exclusion Principle in Freedom of Religion Cases

A Common Denominator: The Role of the Anti-Exclusion Principle in Freedom of Religion Cases

The anti-exclusion principle is helpful as a common denominator for considering cases of conflict between religious autonomy and equality claims.
An Equal Right to Freedom of Religion: A Reading of the Supreme Court’s Judgment in Sabarimala

An Equal Right to Freedom of Religion: A Reading of the Supreme Court’s Judgment in Sabarimala

Religious denominations cannot exercise their autonomy in a manner that degrades basic human dignity.