Right to Equality and Non-Discrimination

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 ...
The Uneasy Decision in A and B v Secretary of State for Health

The Uneasy Decision in A and B v Secretary of State for Health

Most women from Northern Ireland seeking an abortion will travel to England. This is expensive: in addition to ...
Everyday Utopias and Challenging Preconceptions

Everyday Utopias and Challenging Preconceptions

Davina Cooper’s “Everyday Utopias: The Conceptual Life of Promising Spaces” considers the contribution that ...
'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. ...
Curing the Koushal Malady

Curing the Koushal Malady

"We are of the view that though Judges of the highest Court do their best, subject of course to the limitation of ...
'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 ...
India’s Third Gender and The Kaushal Problem

India’s Third Gender and The Kaushal Problem

Almost four months ago, the Indian Supreme Court inflicted the LGBT movement with a severe body blow by ...
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 ...
Nigerian Standup Comedians and Differently Abled Persons from a Human Rights Lens

Nigerian Standup Comedians and Differently Abled Persons from a Human Rights Lens

The Nigeria popular art space came to life about a decade ago with the coming of Nollywood. Standup comedy followed

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