What if human rights are not enough? Professor Samuel Moyn argues that the human rights movement has failed to tackle material inequality.
The concept of minimum core obligations says there are social, economic, and cultural rights that every country can put in place immediately. So why are they so controversial?
Six years ago a landmark judgement known as Austin v UK was handed down, which still has huge significance for policing in this country.
Moral and legal philosopher John Tasioulas has spent years asking what human rights are and where they come from. It’s a subject, he says, that benefits from everyone getting involved.
Hibo Wardere is one of Britain’s most prominent campaigners against female genital mutilation (FGM). FGM involves the partial or complete removal of the external female genitalia for non-medical reasons. UNICEF … Continued
In the UK, it’s estimated that 1.2 percent of the population has OCD. That translates into 741,504 people, with millions more affected worldwide.
As the threat of nuclear war becomes a closer reality, the legal status of nuclear weapons is more important than ever.
If we asked you to name a human rights issue, chances are you probably wouldn’t talk about sex. The Human Rights Court, however, has just waded into the bedroom and … Continued
We talk to three-time Olympic triathlete Helen Jenkins about pregnancy, coming back from adversity, and why getting dirty isn’t just for boys.
Launching our new interview series, Big Questions, we talk to photographer Alistair Morrison about human rights, life lessons, and why he can’t stand cameras.