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Climate Change and the Torres Strait Islands: Australia in the International Spotlight

Climate Change and the Torres Strait Islands: Australia in the International Spotlight

Image Description: Over looking the Thursday Island, Torres Strait. The UN Human Rights Committee (‘UNHRC’) ...
Plug Those Gaps: Reforms to Equality Law (Episode 3)

Plug Those Gaps: Reforms to Equality Law (Episode 3)

Human rights experts reveal how we could reform equality law to make sure it protects the most vulnerable in ...
“I Can Hear Another Ambulance”: The Rise of Exponential Inequalities During COVID-19 (Episode 1)

“I Can Hear Another Ambulance”: The Rise of Exponential Inequalities During COVID-19 (Episode 1)

Human rights experts tell stories of inequalities from around the world, revealing how these inequalities have ...
Human Rights of High-Risk Offenders in Australian Prisons

Human Rights of High-Risk Offenders in Australian Prisons

Image description: A hand holding the bars of a prison cell. In the recent case of Hamzy v Commissioner of ...
Juvenile Bail Provision in India: The Urgent Need for Legislative Checks and Balances

Juvenile Bail Provision in India: The Urgent Need for Legislative Checks and Balances

Image Description: A group of children playing football in India.  India’s Juvenile Justice (Care and ...
Addressing the Gender Pay Gap Through Mandatory Reporting: A Comparison of British and Australian Legislation

Addressing the Gender Pay Gap Through Mandatory Reporting: A Comparison of British and Australian Legislation

Every country has a gender pay gap favouring men. This gap, which describes the difference in average wages ...
First Nations Deaths in Custody and the Politics of Denial

First Nations Deaths in Custody and the Politics of Denial

The announcement of an Australian Royal Commission into Aboriginal Deaths in Custody in 1987 promised to be a ...
Black Lives Matter: What Next After 2020

Black Lives Matter: What Next After 2020

Black Lives Matter: What Next After 2020 is a blog series by the Oxford Human Rights Hub which explores how ...
Free Speech Crisis in University

Free Speech Crisis in University

In this episode, Gauri Pillai, Managing Editor of the Oxford Human Rights Hub, speaks to Professor Adrienne Stone, ...
The Hidden Pandemic of Domestic Abuse: Will Criminalising Coercive Control in Australia Protect the Most Vulnerable?

The Hidden Pandemic of Domestic Abuse: Will Criminalising Coercive Control in Australia Protect the Most Vulnerable?

Globally, organisations supporting survivors of domestic abuse have faced unparalleled challenges during the ...
Australia’s outbound travel ban limits the freedom of movement

Australia’s outbound travel ban limits the freedom of movement

On 1st of June 2021, the Australian Federal court unanimously rejected a challenge to Australia’s outbound travel ...
Queensland Court to consider Australia’s first ‘climate change’ human rights case

Queensland Court to consider Australia’s first ‘climate change’ human rights case

As an increasing number of cases worldwide link climate change and human rights (for instance, see here), the ...

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