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OxHRH Special Blog Series: A Better Future for Women at Work

admin 2nd May 2017

Despite numerous legal and policy interventions women continue to face significant disadvantage in both formal and informal work. The law, as currently conceived, has been unable to fully achieve women’s equality in the labour force. The Oxford Human Rights Hub in partnership with the International Labour Organization and the University of Kent is hosting a conference […]

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Job Opportunities at The Bonavero Institute for Human Rights

admin 1st May 2017

Bonavero Institute Post-doctoral Research Fellowship in Civil and Political Rights Bonavero Institute of Human Rights, Faculty of Law, University of Oxford Grade 7: £31,076 to £38,183 p.a. Fixed Term for 3 Years from 1 October 2017 or as soon after this date as possible. Applications are invited by the Bonavero Institute of Human Rights for […]

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New Publications from the OxHRH Team and Associates!

admin 28th April 2017

The OxHRH Publication Page is a dynamic teaching and research resource that showcases the latest human rights publications from our global network. The latest editions are: Meghan Campbell, ‘Human Rights: The Bedrock of Philanthropy’ (2017) 15 Philanthropy Magazine Cathryn Costello and Elspeth Guild, ‘Implementation of the 2015 Council Decisions Establishing Provisional Measures in the Area of International Protection […]

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OPBP Report to Joint Committee on Human Rights on Human Rights in Times of Armed Conflict Now Available!

admin 27th April 2017

The written evidence which OPBP submitted to the Joint Committee on Human Rights has been published on the JCHR’s website. The Government has proposed a “presumption to derogate” from the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) in times of armed conflict, in order to protect British troops from vexatious claims. Our evidence offered a review, […]

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The Foundations of Law & Constitutional Government Seminar: The Locust Effect: Why the End of Poverty Requires the End of Violence

admin 27th April 2017

Victor Boutros is a Founding Director of the Human Trafficking Institute and co-author with Gary Haugen of The Locust Effect: Why the End of Poverty Requires the End of Violence (Oxford University Press). Drawing on real-world cases and extensive scholarship, The Locust Effect paints a vivid portrait of the way fractured criminal justice systems in developing countries have spawned […]

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Livestream: Prosecuting and Punishing the Crimes Against Humanity or Even Possible Genocide Committed by Daesh

admin 25th April 2017

Tomorrow, 25 April 2017, a hearing on genocide perpetrated by ISIS against religious minorities will take place at the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE). The event, a joint hearing of the Assembly’s Political Affairs and Legal Affairs Committees, will hear from Nadia Murad, a Yazidi survivor of ISIS’ crimes and winner of […]

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OxHRH Trinity Term Card

admin 21st April 2017

The OxHRH Seminars discuss the latest developments in human rights including the protect of official data, human rights review in India and the UK and the challenges of business and human rights. There is no need to sign up and the seminars are open to members of the public. We look forward to seeing you […]

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Invitation to Tender: Reproting on Ireland’s Compliance with UNCAT in Places of Penal Detention in Ireland

admin 20th April 2017

About IPRT and our Work The Irish Penal Reform Trust (IPRT) is Ireland’s leading non-governmental organisation campaigning for the rights of people in prison and the progressive reform of Irish penal policy. Established in 1994, IPRT has a well-established role as an independent voice in public debate on the Irish penal system. IPRT is committed to reducing […]

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