The Oxford Human Rights Hub (OXHRH) has been awarded a competitive funding grant from The Sigrid Rausing Trust. Their guiding principle is that human rights are immeasurably strengthened by empowering diverse voices to share best practice and by connecting human rights lawyers and activists across the world. The hub has achieved an extensive global presence, with contributors from all over the world. Their work has been used by lawyers and policy-makers both at UN level and in individual countries, and by activists and individuals on the ground.
To fulfil the huge need for collaborative communities to in creating high quality analyses of current human rights law developments, the OxHRH plans to extend its range, especially to harder-to-reach communities (for example, through disability-friendly modes of communication and wider language capacity) and to widen their geographical spread even further. They plan to be even more agile and proactive in anticipating human rights cases, legislation and other developments, so that the website is an even richer resource for lawyers, civil society, policy-makers and the judiciary.
We are thrilled to join The Sigrid Rausing Trust community and deeply appreciative that the funding grant will enable us to further develop a comparative global conversation on human rights.