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Shaping the Future of Sexual and Reproductive Health Rights at Work

Shaping the Future of Sexual and Reproductive Health Rights at Work

Sexual and reproductive health rights are not normally thought of as materialising in the workplace, but there ...
Classism, Hate Crime and the Law Commission’s Consultation Paper 250: Lessons from Discrimination Law

Classism, Hate Crime and the Law Commission’s Consultation Paper 250: Lessons from Discrimination Law

In the context of hate crime, class has two main analytical roles. First, it can be a ground of hate crime in ...
African Human Rights Court holds vagrancy laws incompatible with African human rights instruments

African Human Rights Court holds vagrancy laws incompatible with African human rights instruments

The African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights on 4 December 2020, delivered a historic Advisory Opinion against ...
Right to a Better World: Maternal Mortality and Morbidity

Right to a Better World: Maternal Mortality and Morbidity

In this episode of Right to a Better World, experts share challenges they have faced, and tactics they have used ...
A historical precedent: IACtHR recognizes breach of the right to equality and non-discrimination in the enjoyment of a socioeconomic right on intersectional grounds of gender, poverty and race in Fireworks Factory case

A historical precedent: IACtHR recognizes breach of the right to equality and non-discrimination in the enjoyment of a socioeconomic right on intersectional grounds of gender, poverty and race in Fireworks Factory case

In July 2019, I wrote a blog post introducing the main arguments presented to the Inter-American Court of Human ...
The Big Gap in Discrimination Law: Class and the Equality Act 2010

The Big Gap in Discrimination Law: Class and the Equality Act 2010

With growing awareness of classism as a form of discrimination, it is becoming harder to deny its place in the ...
Human Rights Law Should Meet the Administrative State

Human Rights Law Should Meet the Administrative State

Human rights depend on a well-functioning administrative state. If the administrative state is dysfunctional, it ...
Poverty and Politics in the SDGs (with Philip Alston)

Poverty and Politics in the SDGs (with Philip Alston)

Sustainable Development Goal 1 is to eliminate poverty in all its forms everywhere. Poverty stands in the way of ...
Women, Poverty, Equality: The Role of CEDAW (with Meghan Campbell)

Women, Poverty, Equality: The Role of CEDAW (with Meghan Campbell)

In September 2015, the UN adopted the Sustainable Development Goals to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure ...
Women and Poverty: A Human Rights Approach

Women and Poverty: A Human Rights Approach

A video overview of 'Women and Poverty: A Human Rights  Approach' - a conference hosted by the Oxford Human Rights ...

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