Socio-Economic Rights

The Cost Of Living Crisis and Human Rights

The Cost Of Living Crisis and Human Rights

Oxford Human Rights Hub · The Cost Of Living Crisis and Human Rights In this episode Ilham Abdalla Tagelsir Ali talks to Maria Emilia Mamberti and Allison Corkey from the...
The Increased Imperative for International Law Protections Regarding Climate Induced Migration

The Increased Imperative for International Law Protections Regarding Climate Induced Migration

Image description: Protesters at a march with banners reading ‘stop climate change’. Climate change is an increasingly grim and urgent problem with profound implications for refugee and asylum international law....
Russian Debt Default and Deficiency in Providing Enough Protection for Its Creditors

Russian Debt Default and Deficiency in Providing Enough Protection for Its Creditors

Image description: graphs showing price changes Almost half of Russia’s foreign reserves are frozen since the implementation of western sanctions against the country. That said, the exception granted by the...
Financialisation of Housing: Balancing Commercial Interests with Human Rights

Financialisation of Housing: Balancing Commercial Interests with Human Rights

Image description: Multicoloured houses seen from above The right to adequate housing is considered to be a basic human right. It is fundamental to an individual’s sense of security and...
How Evictions Law Has Been Implemented in the Lower Courts in South Africa

How Evictions Law Has Been Implemented in the Lower Courts in South Africa

Image description: A poster with the text, ‘decent, low-cost housing is a basic right; no more evictions; people before profit.’ The South African judicial structure begins with the lower courts,...
Spotlight on an Understudied Institution: Evictions and the Magistrate’s Court in South Africa

Spotlight on an Understudied Institution: Evictions and the Magistrate’s Court in South Africa

TRANSCRIPT: Spotlight on an understudied institution: evictions and the Magistrate’s Court in South Africa (Recorded August 2019) Rishika Sahgal (0:11) Welcome to RightsUp! RightNow, a podcast at [the] Oxford Human...
Demolitions in Muslim neighborhood in Delhi are unconstitutional

Demolitions in Muslim neighborhood in Delhi are unconstitutional

Image description: Bulldozers demolishing buildings in Kolkata, India in January 2020. On 20 April 2022, the homes and shops of people in a predominantly Muslim neighborhood in Delhi began to...
The War Follows Them Home: The Educational Limbo Facing Indian Medical Students Evacuated from Ukraine

The War Follows Them Home: The Educational Limbo Facing Indian Medical Students Evacuated from Ukraine

Image description: 4 Indian medical students. In the aftermath of the Russia-Ukraine war, roughly 17,000 students studying in Ukraine were evacuated by the Indian government. But the implications of the...
Do Not Thwart Women’s Employment, Facilitate It: Indian Supreme Court Strikes Down Arbitrary Gender-Based Restrictions to Restaurant Orchestras

Do Not Thwart Women’s Employment, Facilitate It: Indian Supreme Court Strikes Down Arbitrary Gender-Based Restrictions to Restaurant Orchestras

Image description: A group of women, many of whom are smiling or laughing. The Indian Supreme Court recently delivered a pathbreaking judgment reminding the State of its obligation to facilitate...
Discredit to the Turkish Government Over Social and Political Inequalities

Discredit to the Turkish Government Over Social and Political Inequalities

Image description: Large number of people walking on the streets in Turkey. The unlimited inequality, injustice, and serious violations of socio-economic rights in Turkey has triggered public dissatisfaction with the...
Digital Disinformation in India: An Attack on Mental Autonomy

Digital Disinformation in India: An Attack on Mental Autonomy

Image description: The words ‘fake news’ containing the word ‘propaganda’ inside the letters. Concern is mounting over the increase in disinformation or “fake news” spreading across Indian social media platforms...
Thubakgale: Obscuring the Right to Access to Adequate Housing

Thubakgale: Obscuring the Right to Access to Adequate Housing

There is a housing crisis in South Africa, which is largely due to the State’s failure to carry out its constitutional mandate to provide access to adequate housing. However, the...

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