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On December 27, 2015, the 18th meeting of the 12th session of the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress examined and approved the Anti-Domestic Violence Law of the People's Republic of China. The law came into effect on March 1, 2016. For more than a decade, the NCHR had supported the Domestic Violence Network that worked to pass the law and to fight against domestic violence in China.
Providing police with alternatives to torture and supporting China's first law against domestic violence: Read the stories behind our work for human rights in 2016.
The NCHR works to support the achievement of the equality and non-discrimination principles found in international human rights instruments and in the new UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
A Chinese delegation visited the Faculty of Law as part of a European-Chinese cooperation aiming to promote legal assistance in remote areas and for disadvantaged groups in China.
The Nordic Journal of Human Rights winter issue for 2016 features four research articles covering a wide range of human rights topics: international election observation, women’s rights, substantive equality and judicial responses to ethno-cultural claims, as well as an ethnographic study of Mayan concepts and human rights framework. In this issue, all our contributing authors analyse and promote the development of more sophisticated rights frameworks and jurisprudence.
This project explores the nexus between poverty and human rights from an international legal perspective.
NORDEM's secondee to EULEX Kosovo, Vidar Stensland, will share his experiences from working as a judge in an international mission.
A seminar organized by NORDEM on the occasion of the visit by OSCE/ODIHR Director Michael Georg Link.
This issue features a timely article on the need for a closer relationship between fiscal transparency and human rights, and an article which offers a critical analysis of how the UN Human Rights Council conceives of traditional cultural practices. The latest issue also highlights the transition to an inclusive education system for disabled children, and features a reflection piece on human rights and dignity in health care. Articles are available from Taylor & Francis for download.
This project addresses the exercise of authority by international institutions: its features, its causes and effects, and its implications.
The project addresses constitutional and institutional issues in the political theory of human rights and asks questions like: How could we resolve the value conflict between human rights and democracy, and at what costs? And: Should and could international human rights institutions be reformed in order to achieve a more desirable institutional design?