CEDAW Inquiry into Grave Violence Against Aboriginal Women in Canada

CEDAW Inquiry into Grave Violence Against Aboriginal Women in Canada

On March 6, 2015 the CEDAW Committee released its second inquiry into grave and systemic violations of CEDAW under ...
Sri Lanka’s Second Chance to Achieve Lasting Peace

Sri Lanka’s Second Chance to Achieve Lasting Peace

History has given Sri Lanka a second chance. In 2009, as the conflict drew to its traumatic close, there was a ...
The International Human Rights Law Responsibilities of NGOs

The International Human Rights Law Responsibilities of NGOs

The international human rights law (IHRL) system is predicated on the principle of state responsibility to ...
RightsUp! OxHRH Team Wins AHRC-TORCH Graduate Fund Award

RightsUp! OxHRH Team Wins AHRC-TORCH Graduate Fund Award

The podcasting team at the OxHRH has won an AHRC-TORCH Graduate Fund Award to develop a new podcast series on ...
Grayling’s Enhance Court Fees: how to pay lip-service to Magna Carta

Grayling’s Enhance Court Fees: how to pay lip-service to Magna Carta

On 9th March 2015, the Civil Proceedings and Family Proceedings Fees (Amendment) Order 2015 came into force in ...
Jamaican Marijuana Reform, Rastas and Rights

Jamaican Marijuana Reform, Rastas and Rights

In 1997, Dr. Dennis Forsythe, described in Forsythe v Director of Public Prosecutions and Attorney General (1997 ...
Supreme Court of Namibia Finds HIV Positive Women Sterilised Without Informed Consent

Supreme Court of Namibia Finds HIV Positive Women Sterilised Without Informed Consent

Late last year, the Supreme Court of Namibia handed down judgment in Government of the Republic of Namibia vs. LM ...
Hungry For Justice For the Last 15 Years: Irom Sharmila Chanu

Hungry For Justice For the Last 15 Years: Irom Sharmila Chanu

Last week, when Irom Sharmila Chanu was selected for the Stree Shakti Award by KA Kunjila Smaraka Stree Shakti ...
OxHRH Deputy Director, Laura Hilly, Judges Human Rights Watch Moot

OxHRH Deputy Director, Laura Hilly, Judges Human Rights Watch Moot

For the second year in a row, this February Human Rights Watch London Network held a Moot Trial. This year’s topic ...
Milestone Month at the OxHRH

Milestone Month at the OxHRH

We have hit a few milestones here at the Oxford Human Rights Hub this month - all of which are a testament to the ...
A Veiled Attempt at Conformity? Recent Cases Test the Bounds of Canada’s Commitment to Multiculturalism

A Veiled Attempt at Conformity? Recent Cases Test the Bounds of Canada’s Commitment to Multiculturalism

The boundaries of Canada’s multicultural society have been tested in two recent cases involving religious attire ...
The Equality Agenda in 2015: Part III- Advancing Equality

The Equality Agenda in 2015: Part III- Advancing Equality

In the final post of this ‘Equality Agenda in 2015’ blog-series, Professor Sir Bob Hepple QC returns to confront ...