Resources, News & Opportunities

REPROHEALTHLAW -L
Sept. 19, 2013

CALLS & CONFERENCES

Call for Papers: “Applied Feminism and Health” Seventh Annual Feminist Legal Theory Conference, The University of Baltimore School of Law, March 6-7, 2014 Submit paper proposal by Friday, November 2, 2013.  Details here.

Religious Freedom and Equal Treatment:  An International Look (ncludes panel on Reproductive Freedom and Claims of Conscience), Oct 11-12, 2013, Brooklyn Law School, New York.  Details and RSVP

“Speech, Symbols and Substantial Obstacles: The Doing and “Undue”ing of Abortion Law since Casey,”  October 4, 2013 at 8:30am at UC Berkeley   Boalt School of Law, Room 100, UC Berkeley School of Law, California.  Details online.

RESOURCES

[abortion – Armenia] “Sex-Selective Abortions in Armenia: Between Gender Issues, Economic Crises, and Body Politics,” by Sushan Harutyunyan, in Studies in Biopolitics, ed. Judit Sándor, Center for Ethics and Law in Biomedicine, 2013, 141-148. Book Table of Contents and Intro   Limited copies available from Publisher

[abortion – Eastern Europe]  “Discriminatory Effects of Legal Prohibitions in the Field of Reproduction,” by Ioana Petre, in Studies in Biopolitics, ed. Judit Sándor, Center for Ethics and Law in Biomedicine, 2013,  17-25. Book Table of Contents and Intro   Limited copies available from Publisher

[abortion – El Salvador] “Cristina’s World: Lessons from El Salvador’s Ban on Abortion,” by Michelle Oberman, Stanford Law & Policy Review, Vol. 24, 2013; Santa Clara Univ. Legal Studies Research Paper No. 17-13. Article online.

[abortion: Georgia] “Shaping Women’s Reproductive Decisions:  The Case of Georgia” [includes section on abortion] by Mariam Gagoshashvili, in Studies in Biopolitics, ed. Judit Sándor, Center for Ethics and Law in Biomedicine, 2013, 27-39. Book Table of Contents and Intro   Limited copies available from Publisher

“The Abortion Pill in Hungary: A Human Rights Analysis,” by Sára Vitrai, in Studies in Biopolitics, ed. Judit Sándor, Center for Ethics and Law in Biomedicine, 2013, 61-80. Book Table of Contents and Intro   Limited copies available from Publisher

[abortion – Mexico ] Conexiones y Rupturas entre Legalizacion del Aborto e Igualdad Sustaniva, por Adriana Ortiz Ortega y Laura Olivia Martinez Montes, in Discusiones sobre Género, Sexualidad y Derecho, Taller 2010, ed. Alejandro Madrazo, Estefania Vela y Cecilia Garibi, (Mexico D.F.: Fontamara, 2013)   Book purchase details

[abortion Mexico] Omission and Indifference: an analysis of recent progress, unfulfilled obligations and setbacks to reproductive rights in Mexico” GIRE Report 2013.   English now online      Spanish original

[abortion Mexico, criminalization of women] “¡Viva México! Y la criminalización de la mujer por aborto” GIRE documentary film, dir. Flavio Florencio. Details in Spanish.

“Abortion in Poland:  Law and Practice,” by Joanna Różyńska and Weronika Chańska, in Studies in Biopolitics, ed. Judit Sándor, Center for Ethics and Law in Biomedicine, 2013, 41-59. Book Table of Contents and Intro   Limited copies available from Publisher

[CEDAW] The UN Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women, A Commentary. ed. Marsha A. Freeman, Christine Chinkin, and Beate Rudolf, Oxford 2012   Now available in Paperback and eBook.  Book details.

[Conscientious Objection] “Objeción de Conciencia,” por Bernard M. Dickens, in Discusiones sobre Género, Sexualidad y Derecho, Taller 2010, ed. Alejandro Madrazo, Estefania Vela y Cecilia Garibi, (Mexico D.F.: Fontamara, 2013)      Online in Spanish here.   Resources in English
Book purchase details

Global Doctors for Choice:  English, Spanish and Portuguese:
New Website.

New book:  Advancing the Human Right to Health, 2013  ed. José M. Zuniga, Stephen P. Marks, and Lawrence O. Gostin, (Oxford University Press, 2013). Purchase hardback or ebook.

New book: ‘Law, Policy and Reproductive Autonomy by Erin Nelson. (Hart Publishing, 2013) 448 pages  “contextualized approach … regulation of reproduction in Canadian, English, US and Australian law and policy.”  Apply 20% discount voucher code REPROHEALTH, available for a limited time.  Table of Contents.    Book info.

New book:  Women’s Human Rights: CEDAW in International, Regional and National Law, by Anne Hellum and Henriette Sinding Aasen, includes chapters by Andrew, Rikki, Fareda Banda, Celestine Nyamu Musembi, Sandra Fredman, Simone Cusack, and others (Cambridge University Press, 2013).  Book info.

New book in Spanish: [Gender, Sexuality & Rights] Discusiones sobre Género, Sexualidad y Derecho, Taller 2010, ed. Alejandro Madrazo, Estefania Vela y Cecilia Garibi, (Mexico D.F.: Fontamara, 2013)
Book purchase details
Chapters online:  Objeción de Conciencia,
Estereotipación . . . en la Salud Reproductiva 

Spanish publications by our Program  are online here

[Stereotyping & Reproductive Health] “La Estereotipación Poco Ética de la Mujer en la Salud Reproductiva,”  por Rebecca J. Cook, Bernard M. Dickens y Simone Cusack,  Online in Spanish.   English original online.

NEWS:

Abortion debate flares in Chile re pregnant 11 year old girl “Belen” raped by mother’s partner.  News article

Jamaica – Women’s Reproductive health and rights – Petition by DAWN

Salvadorian woman “Mery” imprisoned for abortion, pardoned and freed (March 14, 2013). CRR Press Release in English;   in Spanish.

US-focused news, resources, and legal developments are available on Repro Rights Prof Blog.  View or subscribe.

JOBS

Abortion stigma coalition/network advisor/organizer, Ipas, Chapel Hill, NC, USA   Job details

Human Rights Adviser, Dept of Reproductive Health Research, World Health Organization, Geneva Switzerland. Job details

Links to other employers in the field of Reproductive and Sexual Health Law are online here

Compiled by the Coordinator of the International Reproductive and Sexual Health Law Program, reprohealth*law at utoronto.ca For Program publications and resources, see our website, online here. TO JOIN THIS BLOG: enter your email address in upper right corner of this webpage, then check your email to confirm the subscription.

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