Rishika Sahgal

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Rishika Sahgal is a candidate for the DPhil in Law at Oxford, and a Visiting Lecturer in Public Law at Birmingham Law School. She is a 2016 Rhodes Scholar from India. Her doctoral research focuses on the right to participation in the context of eviction of informal settlements in India and South Africa. She is interested in social and economic rights, equality law, criminal justice and constitutional law.

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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Remuneration Act 1976 (‘ERA’), a legislation in India dealing with equal pay for equal work for men and women, was repealed in August 2019, and replaced by the Code on Wages 2019 (‘Code’).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 ...