Rishika Sahgal

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Rishika Sahgal is a University Teacher in International Human Rights Law at the University of Sheffield. She completed her DPhil in Law at the University of Oxford in 2022 as a Rhodes Scholar, where she explored the role of rights holders in defining the content of their right to housing in the face of evictions, thereby envisaging rights holders playing a protagonist role in rights interpretation. Her research and teaching interests span human rights, equality law, constitutional law and criminal justice issues.

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Human Rights Council Elections 2022

Human Rights Council Elections 2022

Image Description: The photograph is of a tweet by the President of the United Nations General Assembly. In the tweet, the President is congratulating Algeria, Bangladesh, Belgium, Chile, Costa Rica, Georgia, Germany, Kyrgyzstan, ...
No Constitutional Right to Same-Sex Marriage in the Cayman Islands

No Constitutional Right to Same-Sex Marriage in the Cayman Islands

Image description: People at a pride parade. There is a joyous expression on their faces as they walk under a big rainbow flag.  In March 2022, the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council (JCPC) ruled in an appeal from the Cayman ...
Demolitions in Muslim neighborhood in Delhi are unconstitutional

Demolitions in Muslim neighborhood in Delhi are unconstitutional

Image description: Bulldozers demolishing buildings in Kolkata, India in January 2020. On 20 April 2022, the homes and shops of people in a predominantly Muslim neighborhood in Delhi began to be demolished by the North Delhi ...
Striking for Education in the Global South – Sit-in-Teach-out in support of UCU strike (4 March)

Striking for Education in the Global South – Sit-in-Teach-out in support of UCU strike (4 March)

The UCU is on strike this term, against stagnant, insufficient, and unequal pay for women and racial minorities, increasing casualisation, unsustainable workloads, and the unfavourable restructuring of pensions. The strike causes some ...
‘Use and the University’ FJDG Teach-Out Panel Discussion in Support of UCU Strike Action – 3rd March

‘Use and the University’ FJDG Teach-Out Panel Discussion in Support of UCU Strike Action – 3rd March

In solidarity with the University and College Union (UCU) strike action, on Tuesday, March 3rd, the Feminist Jurisprudence Discussion Group (FJDG) will hold a teach-out panel discussion on 'Use and the University' (Chapter 4 of Sara ...
Equal Pay for Equal Work? Flaws in the Indian Law

Equal Pay for Equal Work? Flaws in the Indian Law

The Equal Remuneration Act 1976 (‘ERA’), a legislation in India dealing with equal pay for equal work for men and women, was repealed in August 2019, and replaced by the Code on Wages 2019 (‘Code’). This could have been used as an ...
Discussion on Constitutional and Civil Liberties Violations in Kashmir – 11 October 2019, Oxford Law Faculty

Discussion on Constitutional and Civil Liberties Violations in Kashmir – 11 October 2019, Oxford Law Faculty

The South Asian Law Discussion Group, Faculty of Law, University of Oxford is hosting an event titled, ‘Constitutional and Civil Liberties Violations in Kashmir’ on Friday, 11 October 2019, at 4 pm in the Cube at the Law ...