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Regarding Rights blog - Australia’s response to international criticism of asylum seeker detention

PM Abbott's reaction hard to accept.

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New CIGJ book launch at combined Gender Institute & IWD celebrations

The Gender Institute celebrates its fourth anniversary,International Women's Day and launches three books

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Regarding Rights blog - The Marwan Affair: ‘War on Terror’ Resurgent

Force still trumps rights where counter-terrorism is concerned.

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New book publication - Regulating business for peace

Regulating Business for Peace: The United Nations, the Private Sector, and Post-Conflict Recovery by Jolyon Ford

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Regarding Rights blog - Reproductive rights victory and challenges ahead in the Inter-American region

El Salvador has a complete ban on abortions, violating reproductive rights to health and autonomy.

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Emma Larking on why the attack on Gillian Triggs is symptomatic of a deeper malaise

The campaign against Gillian Triggs, President of the Human Rights Commission, appears to have backfired.

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The Centre for International Governance and Justice is dedicated to the study of theoretical and practical issues in international governance, human rights and social justice.The Centre is now home to Hilary Charlesworth’s ARC Laureate Fellowship project on ‘Rights, Regulation and Ritualism: Strengthening the International Human Rights System’ as well as ‘Peacebuilding Compared’, led by John Braithwaite, ‘The UN Security Council and the Rule of Law’, led by Jeremy Farrall and Hilary Charlesworth, and many other projects.

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Regarding Rights blog

Regarding Rights blog is an initiative by the Centre for International Governance and Justice that provides a forum for voices from activism and academia to comment on important issues in human rights.
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Ten Years of the ACT Human Rights Act

On 1 July 2014, CIGJ co-hosted a conference with the ACT Human Rights and Discrimination Commissioner, celebrating the tenth anniversary of the ACT Human Rights Act.

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Updated:  14 January, 2013/Responsible Officer:  Director, Regulatory Institutions Network/Page Contact:  Director, Regulatory Institutions Network