Gender

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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
A Quick Overview

A Quick Overview

Blog posts have been coming in thick and fast over the last month. To help you get up to speed, the editorial team ...
Lifting As We Climb

Lifting As We Climb

Upon the formation of the National Association of Colored Women’s Club, the chosen motto read: Lifting As We ...
Disappointing Departures from the Verma Committee Report

Disappointing Departures from the Verma Committee Report

  The Union Cabinet of the Government of India has cleared an ordinance making changes to India’s rape ...

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