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Hostage to History: Slavery, then and today

Video from Learning from The Past MOOC

From  Joe Bell on June 17th, 2019 0 likes 1 plays 0  

Discovery. For the world

Real world research. Real world impact. Our research knows no limits. Our discoveries change lives across the globe. Discover more about our world-changing research: nottingham.ac.uk/research

From  Sophie Moyses on November 21st, 2018 0 likes 667 plays 0  

Episode 1: Introduction

This episode introduces the series, explaining what economic and social rights are, where they come from, and how they fit into international human rights law.

From  Everdien Wood on November 29th, 2017 0 likes 262 plays 0  

Episode 4: Maximum Available Resources

This episode addresses one of the most commonly misunderstood obligations imposed by economic and social rights: the duty of states to use the maximum of their available resources to give effect to…

From  Everdien Wood on November 29th, 2017 0 likes 86 plays 0  

Episode 5: Retrogression

This episode focuses on the presumption under international human rights law against the permissibility of retrogression – or backward steps – in terms of economic and social rights…

From  Everdien Wood on November 29th, 2017 0 likes 74 plays 0  

Episode 9: Work Rights

This episode outlines work rights (specifically the right to work and the right to just and favourable conditions of work), what they protect, and what they require of governments

From  Everdien Wood on November 29th, 2017 0 likes 44 plays 0  

Episode 12: International Enforcement Processes

In this episode, we will focus on the ways in which states can be held accountable for their implementation of their economic and social rights duties under international law.

From  Everdien Wood on November 29th, 2017 0 likes 53 plays 0  

Helping to end global slavery

There are 46 million people enslaved around the world today. Yet we are at a tipping point: there is a global political commitment to ending slavery by 2030. Our research is helping to end…

From  Debs Storey on June 19th, 2017 0 likes 668 plays 0  

Slavery and Liberation MA

There are more slaves alive today than at any point in history. Around the world, nearly 46 million people are forced to work against their will for no pay. Our MA Slavery and Liberation offers you…

From  Jocelyn Daniels on June 15th, 2017 0 likes 245 plays 0  

Securing rights and justice for all

We are the world's largest group of rights and justice scholars and advise governments and NGOs around the globe on the creation of sustainable, open and creative societies. More information:…

From  Robert Ounsworth on December 16th, 2016 0 likes 56 plays 0  

Ending Slavery Course Promotional Video

Promo video for Ending Slavery MOOC an upcoming course on the Future Learn platform featuring Professor Kevin Bales, Professor Zoe Trodd and Dr Katie Donington. To find out more and sign up for the…

From  Simon Barnett on July 26th, 2016 0 likes 396 plays