Gender

To Whomsoever it May Concern? The Case of Criminal Law (Amendment) Act 2013

To Whomsoever it May Concern? The Case of Criminal Law (Amendment) Act 2013

The Criminal Law (Amendment) Bill 2013was passed by the Indian Parliament and now awaits the sanction of the ...
Engendering Social Welfare Rights

Engendering Social Welfare Rights

Recipients of social welfare must routinely face the fact that many in society regard them as “scroungers” who are ...
CSW57: Violence against Indigenous Women and Girls

CSW57: Violence against Indigenous Women and Girls

Today we continue our special themed post series focusing on CSW57.  Claire Overman reflects on one of the ...
Reversing Roles: Bringing men into the frame

Reversing Roles: Bringing men into the frame

On Tuesday 12 March, the fifty-seventh session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW57) turns its attention
Fight hunger and discrimination by empowering women – Olivier De Schutter, UN Special Rapporteur on the right to food

Fight hunger and discrimination by empowering women – Olivier De Schutter, UN Special Rapporteur on the right to food

In rural areas around the world it is often men who migrate first to cities in search of waged labour. When they do
CSW57, MGDs and Gendered Poverty

CSW57, MGDs and Gendered Poverty

One of the themes the delegates at CSW57 will be confronting over the next two weeks are the challenge of de facto ...
57th Session of Commission on the Status of Women begins today: OxHRH CSW57 presents a special themed post series

57th Session of Commission on the Status of Women begins today: OxHRH CSW57 presents a special themed post series

The 57th session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW57) begins today.  As delegates from around the world
Women’s Rights in the Gulf Cooperation Council: A Dialogue

Women’s Rights in the Gulf Cooperation Council: A Dialogue

By Nazila Ghanea - On Wednesday 27 February the Women’s Rights Research Seminar (WRRS) at Oxford held its last ...
US Congress Reauthorizes Violence Against Women Act

US Congress Reauthorizes Violence Against Women Act

By Chelsea Purvis -  The United States Congress has for many months been debating the future of the Violence ...
Protecting the Labour Rights and Human Rights of Migrant Domestic Workers – A Labour Regulation Approach

Protecting the Labour Rights and Human Rights of Migrant Domestic Workers – A Labour Regulation Approach

By Professor Judy Fudge - Women who cross national borders in order to work in the households of other peoples’ ...
Weakening Protections for Victims of Gender-Based Violence in the United States?

Weakening Protections for Victims of Gender-Based Violence in the United States?

By Chelsea Purvis - The Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) is the principle federal law addressing gender-based ...
Violence Against Women in South Africa: President Zuma and the ANC Still Have Not Got the Message

Violence Against Women in South Africa: President Zuma and the ANC Still Have Not Got the Message

By Nabihah Iqbal - The recent tragedy of Anene Booysen has brought widespread attention to the pandemic of ...

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