Gender

Girls with Books, Better Laws, Pave the Way Ahead

Girls with Books, Better Laws, Pave the Way Ahead

“The extremists are afraid of books and pens. The power of education frightens them,” Pakistan's teenage activist ...
Are Women’s Rights Really Human Rights?

Are Women’s Rights Really Human Rights?

At the second World Conference on Human Rights in June 1993, the statement, 'women's rights are human rights' was ...
Are Women's Rights Really Human Rights?

Are Women's Rights Really Human Rights?

At the second World Conference on Human Rights in June 1993, the statement, 'women's rights are human rights' was ...
First Lady of Rwanda – Women and Poverty: A Human Rights Approach

First Lady of Rwanda – Women and Poverty: A Human Rights Approach

Editor’s note: This is an edited version of the opening address delivered by the First Lady of Rwanda, Her ...
'Women and Poverty: A Human Rights Approach' – Days 2 & 3

'Women and Poverty: A Human Rights Approach' – Days 2 & 3

Day two and three of 'Women and Poverty: A Human Rights Approach' continued to build upon the success of day one. ...
'Women and Poverty: A Human Rights Approach' – Day 1

'Women and Poverty: A Human Rights Approach' – Day 1

Today on the OxHRH Blog we are delighted to present short overview summarising the Opening Ceremony and first ...
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 ...
Older Homeless Women in Australia

Older Homeless Women in Australia

Australia is often cited as an economic success story. Decades of growth fuelled by the resources and agricultural ...
United Nations Human Rights Council: Commission of Inquiry into Human Rights Abuses in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea

United Nations Human Rights Council: Commission of Inquiry into Human Rights Abuses in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea

On 26 March 2014 the United Nations Human Rights Council (“HRC”) passed a Resolution 'condemning in the strongest ...
Cheshire West and the Repugnant Conclusion

Cheshire West and the Repugnant Conclusion

The Supreme Court’s judgment(s) in Cheshire West [2014] UKSC 19 stirred up the expected storm. By siding with the ...
What Has the European Union Ever Done for Women?

What Has the European Union Ever Done for Women?

As the 2014 European elections are approaching this is an appropriate time to pause and reflect on what the ...
Omnipresent in the EU: Violence Against Women

Omnipresent in the EU: Violence Against Women

The results of the world’s largest survey on women’s experiences of psychological, physical and sexual violence ...

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