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The interdisciplinary Research Centre “Human Rights” was established as a subunit of the Faculty of Law at the University of Vienna in May 2014. The Research Centre succeeds the Research Platform “Human Rights in the European Context” after a six‐year period of successful interdisciplinary research in the field of human rights.

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HUMAN RIGHTS TALK: Does Austria need Electoral Reform?

DATE AND TIME: Thursday, March 15, 2018, 19:00

LOCATION: Dachgeschoß Juridicum (Schottenbastei 10-16, 1010 Wien)

The findings of the Constitutional Court on the repetition of the Federal Presidential Election have brought to light problems in the Austrian electoral processes that have long been in need of a solution. The panel will discuss how mainstream, comprehensive electoral reforms involving civil society in inclusive, participatory processes can be implemented within this legislative period.

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Cyber-Violence against Women and Girls

Pamela Rendi-Wagner, Dina Nachbaur, Anna Müller-Funk, Sandra Benecchi

We prensented our new project 'Cyber-Violence against Women and Girls' on September 12th together with State Secretary Muna Duzdar and Federal Minister of Health and Women's Affairs Pamela Rendi-Wagner to the media. The project is conducted in cooperation with WEISSER RING and funded by Bundeskanzleramt Österreich and the Ministry for Health and Women's Affairs. Opens internal link in current windowRead more!



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