Rape and the Failure of the Criminal Justice System

Rape and the Failure of the Criminal Justice System

With the national outrage witnessed in India after the gruesome gang-rape of Nirbhaya in December 2012, one truly ...
Does Affirmative Action Create Unfair Advantage?

Does Affirmative Action Create Unfair Advantage?

Affirmative action, also known as positive action, is a controversial issue in many contexts. For example, ...
Equal Rights Trust Panel on Affirmative Action

Equal Rights Trust Panel on Affirmative Action

Professor Sir Bob Hepple QC, the Chair of The Equal Rights Trust, will facilitate an interactive panel discussion ...
Breaking the Cycle of Gender Inequality

Breaking the Cycle of Gender Inequality

Editor's note: this post follows from yesterday's post, by Frances Raday, UN Rapporteur-Chair, on the 2014 Working ...
OxHRH Receives British Academy Grant

OxHRH Receives British Academy Grant

The OxHRH is pleased to announce that it has been awarded a five year grant from the British Academy. This grant ...
Thematic Report – economic and social life with a focus on economic crisis

Thematic Report – economic and social life with a focus on economic crisis

Editor’s note: The UN Human Rights Council Working Group on Discrimination against Women in Law and in Practice ...
UN thematic report on women’s economic and social life

UN thematic report on women’s economic and social life

Today, the UN Working Group on Discrimination against Women will be presenting its 2014 report, on women's ...
Partially Clandestine Criminal Trials Risk Standardising Secrecy

Partially Clandestine Criminal Trials Risk Standardising Secrecy

In a decision handed down 4 June 2014, the UK Court of Appeal addressed the issue of secrecy in criminal trials on ...
A World Cup Without Human Rights?

A World Cup Without Human Rights?

With this year’s football World Cup kicking off, Amnesty International and Oxford Lawyers Without Borders invite ...
OPBP Symposium: In Conversation with Justice Abella

OPBP Symposium: In Conversation with Justice Abella

“I think lawyering is about the public interest.” This was the simple and thought-provoking opening to Justice ...
The London Legal Walk: 10 Successful Years

The London Legal Walk: 10 Successful Years

The London Legal Support Trust (LLST) works to support law centres and legal advice agencies in London and the ...