Lifting As We Climb

Lifting As We Climb

Upon the formation of the National Association of Colored Women’s Club, the chosen motto read: Lifting As We ...
Jurisdiction over police failures in Khayelitsha, South Africa: the inter-governmental dispute

Jurisdiction over police failures in Khayelitsha, South Africa: the inter-governmental dispute

In this post, Sanja Bornman, an Attorney at the Women's Legal Centre in Cape Town, provides an overview of the ...
Disappointing Departures from the Verma Committee Report

Disappointing Departures from the Verma Committee Report

  The Union Cabinet of the Government of India has cleared an ordinance making changes to India’s rape ...
The Hidden Face of Forced Labour in Britain

The Hidden Face of Forced Labour in Britain

As previous posts on the OxHRH Blog have highlighted, trafficking for forced labour remains a hot-button issue in ...
Clarifying the Law on Consent in The Verma Report

Clarifying the Law on Consent in The Verma Report

After the tragedy of the gang rape in Delhi on December 16, 2012, the Committee on Amendments to Criminal Law (The ...
The Future of Human Rights on These Islands

The Future of Human Rights on These Islands

Now that the idea of a new UK Bill of Rights appears to be buried, choices re-emerge. The predicted outcome of the ...
Are only the 'discrete and insular' subject to prejudice?: An analysis of the Bipartisan Legal Advisory Group's brief in Windsor v United States

Are only the 'discrete and insular' subject to prejudice?: An analysis of the Bipartisan Legal Advisory Group's brief in Windsor v United States

In the wake of the introduction of the Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill in the UK last week, Karl Laird continues ...
Are only the ‘discrete and insular’ subject to prejudice?: An analysis of the Bipartisan Legal Advisory Group’s brief in Windsor v United States

Are only the ‘discrete and insular’ subject to prejudice?: An analysis of the Bipartisan Legal Advisory Group’s brief in Windsor v United States

In the wake of the introduction of the Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill in the UK last week, Karl Laird continues ...
The Justice JS Verma Committee Report on Amendments to Criminal Law relating to Sexual Violence in India- Preliminary Observations

The Justice JS Verma Committee Report on Amendments to Criminal Law relating to Sexual Violence in India- Preliminary Observations

The Justice JS Verma Committee, set up by the Government of India after the horrific  gang-rape in Delhi on ...
R (Hodkin): A Signal to Rethink Religious Worship

R (Hodkin): A Signal to Rethink Religious Worship

By Ilias Trispiotis In R (on the application of Hodkin) v Registrar General of Births, Deaths and Marriages ...
Eweida and Others v United Kingdom: the Use and Abuse of the Margin of Appreciation

Eweida and Others v United Kingdom: the Use and Abuse of the Margin of Appreciation

Julie Maher’s post on the judgment handed down by the ECtHR in Eweida and Others v United Kingdom outlines the ...
Reform of India’s Sexual Violence Laws

Reform of India’s Sexual Violence Laws

Submissions prepared by Professor Sandra Fredman  FBA QC (hon.), with the assistance of members of Oxford Pro Bono ...