Meghan Campbell is the Deputy-Director of the Oxford Human Rights Hub. She is also a Lecturer in Law and the Birmingham University Law School. She was previously the Weston Junior Research Fellow, New College, Oxford University.

She holds a DPhil from Oxford University. Her forthcoming monograph, Using Equality to Address Women's Poverty: The Role of CEDAW offers an interpretation of the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW) to demonstrate how equality and non-discrimination can address the harms of gender-based poverty. Her current work investigates how the international human rights framework can address entrenched and emerging issues of gender equality and the nature and scope of the legal obligation to co-operate realize human rights. She has lectured at Oxford University on human rights, labour, administrative and constitutional law. She runs the graduate programme on Oxford Legal Assistance.

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Recent additions

Internet Publication (11)

M Campbell, 'OxHRH Blog: Safety of Sex-Workers Again at the Centre in Canada (Attorney General) v Bedford' (2014)

Other (1)

Journal Article (1)

M Campbell, 'Book Review: Basic Equality and Discrimination: Reconciling Theory and Law by Nicholas Mark Smith' (2013) Public Law 195

Research programmes

Research Interests

Gender, International Law, Equality and Non-Discrimination

Options taught

Administrative Law, Constitutional Law (Senior Status), Human Rights Law, Public International Law

News articles for Meghan Campbell

RightsUp Cover Art featuring Shreya Atrey
15 Apr 2021

*NEW* OxHRH Podcast Episode - Understanding Institutional Racism: A Response to the Sewell Report (with Shreya Atrey)


RightsUp Promo Isabel Jaramillo Sierra
12 Feb 2021

*NEW* OxHRH Podcast: Gender in Colombia's Peace Transition (with Isabel Jaramillo Sierra)


RightsUp Cover Art for Rekgotsofetse Chikane
22 Jan 2021

*NEW* OxHRH Podcast Episode: Rhodes Must Fall (with Rekgotsofetse Chikane)


RightsUp Episode Artwork featuring Savala Trepczynski
04 Dec 2020

*NEW* OxHRH podcast episode: Racial Hierarchy and Role of Whiteness (with Savala Trepczynski)


Right to a better world logo
20 Nov 2020

'Right to a better world' - Documentary series by the Oxford Human Rights Hub, UN and WHO

RightsUp Cover Art Featuring Foluke Adebisi
30 Oct 2020

*NEW* OxHRH Podcast Episode: A Decolonial Approach to Education and the Law (with Dr Foluke Adebisi)


RightsUp cover art featuring Nathan Law
16 Oct 2020

*NEW* OxHRH Podcast Episode: The Voice of Hong Kong in Exile (with Nathan Law)


25 Sep 2020

*NEW* OxHRH Podcast Episode: The Transformative Possibilities of a Constitution (with Joel Modiri and Gautam Bhatia)


11 Sep 2020

*NEW* OxHRH Podcast Available: The Internet, Climate Change, and Human Rights (with Michael Oghia)


Sara Davis
24 Jul 2020

New OxHRH podcast episode - The Politics of Global Health Data (with Sara Davis)


26 Jun 2020

New OxHRH podcast episode - A Reason for Hope: The Pursuit of Restorative Justice in Colombia (with Judge Julieta Lemaitre)


06 Mar 2020

OxHRH Celebrates International Women's Day 2020: Spotlighting the Work of OxHRH Women

05 Aug 2019

Learning Lessons from Litigators: Realising the Right to Education Through Public Interest Lawyering

14 May 2018

Disability at the Intersections: 42 Bedford Row Disability Law Essay Prize 2018

Research projects