COVID-19

  • Sep032021

    New Research Paper: Facial Recognition Technology in India

    The HRBDT and the Centre for Internet & Society (CIS) have jointly published a research paper on facial recognition technology.…

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  • Mar152021

    CIPER Features Article on Preliminary Research Findings by Sonia Bhalotra and Co-authors on Domestic Violence in Chile During Lockdown

    On 9 March 2021 Centro de Investigación Periodística (CIPER) published an article on its website regarding a preliminary study by…

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  • Dec092020

    A shadow pandemic of domestic violence: The potential role of job loss and unemployment benefits

    This blog by Sonia Bhalotra originally appeared on VoxEU website on 13 November 2020. There has been a global surge…

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  • Nov302020

    Unmasking Covid: Inequalities, Innovations and Impact

    Wednesday 2 December 2020 1:00 – 4:30pm Register for online event here   Staff and students from the Tavistock and…

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  • Nov162020

    Mapping people, knowledge and data in times of Crisis

    20 November 2020, 6.00pm – 7.30pm Hosted by Damien Short (ICwS, University of London) and presented by the School of…

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  • Oct142020

    Human Rights Centre Speaker Series: What place for human rights in the UK’s COVID-19 response?

      Co-hosted by the Human Rights Centre and the Human Rights, Big Data and Technology Project, University of Essex Oct…

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  • Sep012020

    AI’s Role in COVID-19 Poses Human Rights Risks Beyond Privacy

    Blog written by Carmel Williams. It should come as no surprise that artificial intelligence (AI) is being positioned as significant to…

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  • Jul202020

    COVID-19, Law and Human Rights: Essex Dialogues

    Researchers from the HRBDT project have contributed to an extensive response to the coronavirus pandemic published by the Human Rights…

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  • Jul082020

    Policy Briefing on the Escalation of Domestic Violence During the Covid-19 Related Lockdown

    Social distancing in the wake of the global Covid-19 pandemic has led to millions of families the world over being…

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  • Jun222020

    A Conversation with U.N. Special Rapporteur Ahmed Shaheed: Covid 19 and Freedom of Belief

    This interview first appeared in Just Security on 18 June 2020. Ryan Goodman, Just Security‘s co-editor-in-chief, recently posed a series of…

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