Constitutions and Human Rights

“If Abortion Is a Crime, the State Is the Criminal”: The Role of Reproductive Justice Movements in Challenging South Korea’s Abortion Ban

“If Abortion Is a Crime, the State Is the Criminal”: The Role of Reproductive Justice Movements in Challenging South Korea’s Abortion Ban

Abortion was completely decriminalised in South Korea on January 1, 2021 following the Constitutional Court ...
UK’s Approach Towards the Jurisprudence of the European Court of Human Rights

UK’s Approach Towards the Jurisprudence of the European Court of Human Rights

In R (on the application of AB) v Secretary of State for Justice, the teenage Appellant was sentenced for ...
Functional as the Enemy of Fair: Seizing the Moment for Rights-Based Abortion Reform in Aotearoa

Functional as the Enemy of Fair: Seizing the Moment for Rights-Based Abortion Reform in Aotearoa

Aotearoa New Zealand is often cited (with varying degrees of romanticism) as a light of liberal progressivism. It ...
Respecting Subsidiarity While Guaranteeing the Right to a Tribunal Established in Accordance with National Law: From Astradsson to Xero Flor

Respecting Subsidiarity While Guaranteeing the Right to a Tribunal Established in Accordance with National Law: From Astradsson to Xero Flor

International bodies like the ECtHR should not easily substitute their assessment for that of national judges who ...
Abortion Law Reform 2020: Where, How and Why

Abortion Law Reform 2020: Where, How and Why

Abortion Law Reform 2020: Where, How and Why is a blog series by the Oxford Human Rights Hub which examines the ...
Abortion Reform in Poland: Role of Powerful Multi-Actor Alliances

Abortion Reform in Poland: Role of Powerful Multi-Actor Alliances

Recent changes to Poland’s abortion law have caused alarm around the world and have been met with stark criticism ...
New Abortion Legislation in Northern Ireland

New Abortion Legislation in Northern Ireland

Abortion became decriminalised in Northern Ireland on 21st October 2019, with regulations setting out abortion ...
Law Reforms on Abortion in India: The Need for a Nuanced Collaborative Approach

Law Reforms on Abortion in India: The Need for a Nuanced Collaborative Approach

India’s position within the global debate on abortion is unusual. Feminists in India have found themselves ...
Intercultural Constitutionalism in Peru

Intercultural Constitutionalism in Peru

Recently, the Constitutional Court of Peru issued a judgment in case 03158-2018-AA, concerning a writ of amparo in ...
Shaping the Future – Strategies for Change

Shaping the Future – Strategies for Change

In 2015, the world committed itself in the Sustainable Development Goals to ensuring universal access to sexual
Turkey’s Withdrawal from the Istanbul Convention: A Worrisome Picture for Women’s Rights and the Constitutional System

Turkey’s Withdrawal from the Istanbul Convention: A Worrisome Picture for Women’s Rights and the Constitutional System

The Council of Europe Convention on Preventing and Combating Violence Against Women and Domestic Violence, mostly ...
Constitutional Changes in Scotland – II: Incorporation of International Treaties, Devolution, and Effective Accountability

Constitutional Changes in Scotland – II: Incorporation of International Treaties, Devolution, and Effective Accountability

This blog is the second of a two-part series on Scotland’s incorporation journey. Part 1 sets out the devolved ...

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