Right to Equality and Non-Discrimination

The Supreme Court of India Reiterates that Two-finger Virginity Test Must Not Be Conducted

The Supreme Court of India Reiterates that Two-finger Virginity Test Must Not Be Conducted

Image Description: A gloved hand holding a Petri dish in a scientific environment. On 3rd October 2022, the ...
The Carceral State vs Indigenous Women’s Lives: Battling Contexts in the Latest Supreme Court of Canada Decision

The Carceral State vs Indigenous Women’s Lives: Battling Contexts in the Latest Supreme Court of Canada Decision

Image Description: Inside of a Prison  Which context matters in determining a breach of the right to equality? ...
Electronic Workplace Monitoring and Human Rights: The Limits to Ontario’s New Algorithmic Monitoring Legislation

Electronic Workplace Monitoring and Human Rights: The Limits to Ontario’s New Algorithmic Monitoring Legislation

Image Description:  A robot looking at coding/programming algorithm. In early October 2022, Ontario became the ...
Ockenden and Beyond: The Potential for a Human Rights Approach to Tackling Obstetric Violence

Ockenden and Beyond: The Potential for a Human Rights Approach to Tackling Obstetric Violence

Image description: Text that reads, ‘reproductive rights are non-negotiable’. Introduction An independent ...
X v. NCT: One Step Closer to a Rights-Based Approach to Abortion in India?

X v. NCT: One Step Closer to a Rights-Based Approach to Abortion in India?

Image Description: A graffiti art piece depicting a uterus with the words 'My Choice' written above.  In last ...
Obstetric Violence as a Violation of Human Rights: CEDAW’s Second Decision a Welcome Addition but Not Enough

Obstetric Violence as a Violation of Human Rights: CEDAW’s Second Decision a Welcome Addition but Not Enough

Image Description: In the image, four (male) doctors are performing a C-section on a woman. One of the doctors has ...
Cultural Genocide – Reconciliation Through Recognition?

Cultural Genocide – Reconciliation Through Recognition?

Image description: an indigenous woman receiving her university diploma. A Shameful Past The ghost of ...
CEDAW, the Law and Intersectionality: Using Legislation to Improve the Health of Women Being Left Behind

CEDAW, the Law and Intersectionality: Using Legislation to Improve the Health of Women Being Left Behind

The Oxford Human Rights Hub is delighted to announce our keynote speaker event for Michaelmas Term 2022: CEDAW, ...
Blasphemy, Human Rights, the Intervention of the Supreme Court of Pakistan in the Mansha Masih Case

Blasphemy, Human Rights, the Intervention of the Supreme Court of Pakistan in the Mansha Masih Case

Image Description: A photograph of an open Bible with focus on a verse from the Gospel of John. A Christian Cross ...
The Death Penalty and its Arbitrary Use to Punish LGBTIQ Persons

The Death Penalty and its Arbitrary Use to Punish LGBTIQ Persons

Image Description: In the photograph, there are many hangman's nooses/knots in a room. Through one of these ...
The impact of South Africa’s employment law reform on the right to work of non-citizens

The impact of South Africa’s employment law reform on the right to work of non-citizens

Image description: Woman stands with cloth covering her head in the colours of the South African flag Three ...
South African Constitutional Court Rectifies Copyright Discrimination for People with Disabilities

South African Constitutional Court Rectifies Copyright Discrimination for People with Disabilities

Image Description: Graphotype machines and prints, one set up with Braille type. Photo Credit: Flickr, Jenny ...

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