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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Learning Lessons from Litigators: Public Interest Lawyering

Learning Lessons from Litigators: Public Interest Lawyering

What can lawyers do? Public interest litigation differs in important ways from other kinds of litigation because it operates in this space – in the enforcement and enumeration of rights. In this block, we talk with litigators on the ...
Learning Lessons from Litigators: Deciding to Go to Court

Learning Lessons from Litigators: Deciding to Go to Court

It is crucial at the beginning stages to develop a sophisticated and context-sensitive strategy on how to develop and litigate the case for achieving a right to education. So in this block, we explore what factors influence the ...
Learning Lessons from Litigators: The Right to Education

Learning Lessons from Litigators: The Right to Education

The right to education means different things in different contexts, and that’s because the law varies so widely from country to country. In this block we explore how education is protected around the world.
Learning Lessons From Litigators: Understanding the Problem

Learning Lessons From Litigators: Understanding the Problem

In this block, we speak to lawyers and researchers from around the world about the challenges facing students in their pursuit of education.  
Learning Lessons from Litigators: Introduction

Learning Lessons from Litigators: Introduction

Director Sandra Fredman Participates in ‘Good Work: Roundtable on the Taylor Review’

Director Sandra Fredman Participates in ‘Good Work: Roundtable on the Taylor Review’

Director Sandra  Fredman is participating today in the Oxford Labour Law Discussion Group round table discussion of the report:  Good Work: The Taylor Review of Modern Working Practices (BEISS 2017).  The report has potential massive ...
The Impact of Brexit on Equality Rights

The Impact of Brexit on Equality Rights

The Impact of Brexit on Equality Rights British Academy, London 28th September at 8 am – 10 am Report available here. The government has expressed its commitment to maintain equalities legislation post Brexit. However, as the ...
Contemporary South Asian Women Narratives: Subversion, Resilience & Shifting Response

Contemporary South Asian Women Narratives: Subversion, Resilience & Shifting Response

Contemporary South Asian Women Narratives: Subversion, Resilience & Shifting Responses South Asian women writers not only provide a detailed insight into women’s dilemmas regarding their situation, but also highlight their ...
Call for Papers-The Human Rights Age Journal

Call for Papers-The Human Rights Age Journal

The Human Rights Age Journal is a scientific journal of international relevance, published in English, peer-reviewed and open-access, containing papers concerning Human Rights from different approaches. This Journal is edited in the ...
Dr Barbara Havelkova Interviewed By Czech and Slovak Press on Gender Equality in Law

Dr Barbara Havelkova Interviewed By Czech and Slovak Press on Gender Equality in Law

In the lead up to the release of her book Gender Equality in Law:Uncovering the Legacies of Czech State Socialism Dr Barbara Havelokova (University of Oxford) has been interviewed by the Czech daily newspapers and giving interviews on ...
OPBP Report Supports Academic Scholarship

OPBP Report Supports Academic Scholarship

OPBP's reports have had significant impact in court cases and now it is also having an impact on academic scholarship. OBPB has been cited in Brian Farrell’s new book, Habeus Corpus in International Law. OPBP prepared a report on the ...
Students Reflect on the OxHRH

Students Reflect on the OxHRH

On the fifth anniversary of the OxHRH current and former students reflect on what the Hub means to their own research and the importance of using technology to foster a global conversation on human rights.