human rights

Two hands meet to gently cup a small plant

On the 20th anniversary of the Gilbert + Tobin Centre of Public Law, the former foundation director reflects on its first-ever project.

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UNSW celebrates the Centre’s successful engagement in key public law debates, human rights charters, technology and the law.

Parents argue while child covers ears

UNSW researchers seek workers helping people impacted by domestic and family violence for a study into how services are meeting community need during the coronavirus pandemic.

Madeline Gleeson

The senior research associate is recognised for her work on international human rights and refugee law.

Woman talking to man in a wheelchair

Human rights need to be protected during the coronavirus pandemic, leading academics say.

school kids

A special issue of the Human Rights Defender magazine examines the right to quality education in the face of climate change, forced migration and for Indigenous populations.

Women workers on the front-line are assets to our healthcare system. Image: Shutterstock.

The National Cabinet must protect women’s human rights in their response to the COVID-19 crisis.

COVID19 human rights

Consult all sectors on COVID-19 response, global policy expert says.

 Barricades during protests against the government in Chile, 2019

The politics of human rights is put under the spotlight in a book by UNSW Associate Professor of Philosophy, Jessica Whyte.

climate change protest

From mass climate change movements to cultural genocide of Uighurs in China, here are some of the headline human rights moments that captured Australia’s attention.

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