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OPBP Completes Report on Reparations and Remedies for Victims of Sexual and Gender Based Violence

Olivia Flasch 29th January 2016

OPBP has recently completed a Report investigating the remedies and reparations for victims of sexual and gender based violence. The Report engages in a comparative study of nine jurisdictions by probing three broad questions: the forms of remedies and reparations awarded by judicial or non-judicial bodies, the formulation of these awards by the relevant bodies, […]

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Event: Consent in Early America, 1600 to 1900 – 10 March 2015

admin 3rd March 2015

Consent in Early America, 1600 – 1900 Conference, March 10, 2015 Rothermere American Institute, University of Oxford Keynote Speakers: Amy Stanley (University of Chicago) Holly Brewer (University of Maryland) The notion of consent plays an important role in our understanding of power in human society. It gives us a way to think about not only […]

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OxHRH Associate Director Dr Nazila Ghanea Attends Carter Center’s Human Rights Defenders Forum

admin 2nd March 2015

OxHRH Associate Director, Dr Nazila Ghanea participated in the Carter Center’s Human Rights Defenders Forum from 7-10 February 2015 in Atlanta, USA. The Forum was attended by around 70 scholars, human rights activists and community leaders from around the world and provided them with a platform to discuss, strategies and address combating violence and discrimination, […]

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OxHRH Associate Director Dr Nazila Ghanea Attends Carter Center's Human Rights Defenders Forum

admin 2nd March 2015

OxHRH Associate Director, Dr Nazila Ghanea participated in the Carter Center’s Human Rights Defenders Forum from 7-10 February 2015 in Atlanta, USA. The Forum was attended by around 70 scholars, human rights activists and community leaders from around the world and provided them with a platform to discuss, strategies and address combating violence and discrimination, […]

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The Lancet Publishes Special Edition on Violence against Women and Girls

admin 24th November 2014

Every day, millions of women and girls worldwide experience violence. This abuse takes many forms, including intimate physical and sexual partner violence, female genital mutilation, child and forced marriage, sex trafficking, and rape. The Lancet Series on Violence against women and girls shows that such abuse is preventable. Five papers cover the evidence base for interventions, discuss […]

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Human Rights Law and the Treatment of Rape Victims

admin 19th April 2014

Oxford Human Rights Hub Associate Director, Associate-Professor Liora Lazarus talks about how important it is for researchers of law to influence government policy, and how she has leveraged her own specialism in human rights to the benefit of society. This short film takes a look at the 2010 Stern Review of how rape complaints are handled […]

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Reform of India’s Sexual Violence Laws

admin 16th January 2013

Submissions prepared by Professor Sandra Fredman  FBA QC (hon.), with the assistance of members of Oxford Pro Bono Publico, on the invitation of the Justice Verma Committee (January 2013) On the invitation of the Justice Verma Committee investigating the reform of India’s sexual violence laws, Professor Sandra Fredman, with the assistance of members of Oxford […]

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Reform of India's Sexual Violence Laws

admin 16th January 2013

Submissions prepared by Professor Sandra Fredman  FBA QC (hon.), with the assistance of members of Oxford Pro Bono Publico, on the invitation of the Justice Verma Committee (January 2013) On the invitation of the Justice Verma Committee investigating the reform of India’s sexual violence laws, Professor Sandra Fredman, with the assistance of members of Oxford […]

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Protection of Women Against Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

admin 7th February 2011

Submission prepared by Oxford Pro Bono Publico for the Indian Parliament on the Protection of Women against Sexual Harassment at Workplace Bill 2010 (February 2011) In this report, OPBP conducted a comprehensive survey of the law relating to sexual harassment in Australia, Canada, the European Union, the United Kingdom and the United States of America. […]

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