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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Ethics of Care and The Public Good of Abortion’ (2019) U of OxHRH J 1

Ethics of Care and The Public Good of Abortion’ (2019) U of OxHRH J 1

Abortion is an important aspect of promoting caring relationships within society.
Winner of the 2018 Moore Prize

Winner of the 2018 Moore Prize

The judges of the Moore Prize 2018 have announced that Temporary People by Deepak Unnikrishnan is the winning book. A summary of the books by the Chairperson of the judging panel is supported by all of the judges. This year’s ...
A Better Future for Women at Work’ (2018) U of OxHRH J 1

A Better Future for Women at Work’ (2018) U of OxHRH J 1

Law still retains a vital role in modifying cultural norms and oppressive structures that underpin women's role in the labor market.
Early Childhood Education and Care for Informal Workers: An Emancipatory Framework for Better Working Futures’ (2018) U of OxHRH J 16

Early Childhood Education and Care for Informal Workers: An Emancipatory Framework for Better Working Futures’ (2018) U of OxHRH J 16

The practice of taking children to the workplace poses enormous challenges to women's productivity and child welfare.
The State Made Informalisation of Women Workers: A Case Study into Care Workers in South Korea’ (2018) U of OxHRH J 46

The State Made Informalisation of Women Workers: A Case Study into Care Workers in South Korea’ (2018) U of OxHRH J 46

When women are seen first as caregivers and only second as breadwinners, care jobs can then be more easily devalued.
Extending Occupational Health and Safety Law to Informal Street Vendors in South Africa’ (2018) U of OxHRH J 61

Extending Occupational Health and Safety Law to Informal Street Vendors in South Africa’ (2018) U of OxHRH J 61

Street vendors make city life more vibrant. Providing health and safety facilities contributes to a hygienic environment in public spaces for all.
Intersectional Approach to Addressing Gender and Other Forms of Discrimination in Labour in the Commonwealth Caribbean’ (2018) U of OxHRH J 86

Intersectional Approach to Addressing Gender and Other Forms of Discrimination in Labour in the Commonwealth Caribbean’ (2018) U of OxHRH J 86

Intersectionality must be conceptualized within the lens of relationships of power.
Institutional Interactions in Gender Pay Equity: A Call for Inclusive, Equal and Transparent Labour Markets’ (2018) U of OxHRH J 115

Institutional Interactions in Gender Pay Equity: A Call for Inclusive, Equal and Transparent Labour Markets’ (2018) U of OxHRH J 115

Gender pay equity is not only about eradicating the male breadwinner regime's legacy.
Conceptualising Violence Through a Gender Lens: Regulation and Strategies for Prevention and Redress’ (2018) U of OxHRH J 142

Conceptualising Violence Through a Gender Lens: Regulation and Strategies for Prevention and Redress’ (2018) U of OxHRH J 142

Addressing occupational violence must not be done at the expense of making invisible the gender discriminatory dimensions of workplace violence.
An Employment Right Standard Provision for Working Women Experiencing Domestic Violence’ (2018) U of OxHRH 167

An Employment Right Standard Provision for Working Women Experiencing Domestic Violence’ (2018) U of OxHRH 167

Paid leave provides employees with time to do what is critically necessary in instances of domestic violence, such as going to court and obtaining a protection order.
Challenging Fundamentalisms? Ideology, Public Policy, Law and Gender Equality

Challenging Fundamentalisms? Ideology, Public Policy, Law and Gender Equality

CALL FOR PAPERS Challenging Fundamentalisms? Ideology, Public Policy, Law and Gender Equality 21 and 22 February 2019 Location: Kingston, Jamaica   Challenging Fundamentalisms? Ideology, Public Policy, Law and Gender ...
Fostering a Community: Graduate Student Workshop

Fostering a Community: Graduate Student Workshop

Venue: Harold Lee Boardroom, Pembroke College Date: April 24th, 2018 Time: 2:30-6pm The Oxford Human Rights Hub is pleased to announce its fourth workshop for human rights MPhil and DPhil students at Oxford University. This ...