Human Rights in the United Kingdom: Where Now?

22 May 2015

Prior to the 2015 general election, the Conservative Party undertook in its manifesto to repeal the Human Rights Act 1998 and to enact a British Bill of Rights. In this video, Mark Elliott addresses three key questions raised by these proposals.

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We need to talk about women

28 Feb 2013

The urgent need to champion the rights of women around the world is the central theme of a series of lectures to be delivered in Cambridge next week by Melanne Verveer, who was the first US Ambassador for Global Women’s Issues. 

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Women and children flee South Sudan

The war on terror is a war on women

08 Oct 2012

In a lecture this Thursday (11 October), Professor Akbar Ahmed will draw attention to the plight of women in countries caught up in the war on terror. He will argue that in failing to support them, we are in danger of creating a new generation of terrorists.

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