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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Postdoctoral Research Assistant on ‘Rethinking Child Law and Policy’
About the Role
The Department of Law at Queen Mary University of London is looking to appoint a Postdoctoral Research Assistant for the project ‘Rethinking Child Law and Policy’. The successful candidate will conduct research under ...
New Publications from OxHRH Associates
The OxHRH would like to showcase the latest human rights publications from our global network. The latest editions are:
Shreya Atrey, ‘Beyond Discrimination: Mahlangu and the Use of Intersectionality as a General Theory of ...
PhD Student Invitation: Devolution in the UK and International Law workshop
SLS Small Projects and Events Fund - Devolution in the UK and International Law
Dr Jane Rooney, University of Durham & Dr Conor McCormick, Queen’s University Belfast:
We invite PhD students to apply to participate in a ...
Striving for Changing-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
The Citizenship Amendment Act breaches the right to equality and assaults the secular character of Indian citizenship law.
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
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
Author(s): Shreya Atrey and Gautam Bhatia
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 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
Recent judgments from India and Nepal are steeped in an intersectional understanding of inequality as a necessary approach to realise women's reproductive rights.