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Caso I.V. v. Bolivia, Sentencia de 30 Noviembre de 2016 (Excepciones Preliminares, Fondo, Reparaciones y Costas) Corte InterAmericana de Derechos Humanos [Inter-American Court of Human Rights]. Decision 2016 in Spanish. Case summary by Christina Zampas. Amicus Curiae brief by Ciara O’Connell, Diana Guarnizo-Peralta and Cesar Rodriguez-Garavito in English. Report on the Merits (2014) in English
Kenya Legal and Ethical Network on HIV & AIDS (KELIN) & 3 others v Cabinet Secretary Ministry of Health & 4 others  Petition 250 of 2015 (High Court of Kenya Constitutional and Human Rights Division). [Official collection of Kenyans’ HIV data halted, as “unconstitutional”] Decision online. Comment from Jurist Blog.
[Kenya] Martin C. v. Republic, Criminal Appeal No. 32 of 2015, April 26, 2016 (High Court of Kenya, at Malindi). [sexual relationship between adult man of 23 and girl of 14 is not “defilement” because she sought it. Prisoner released.] Decision online.
[South Africa] Dwenga and Others v Surgeon-General of the South African Military Health Services and Others  ZAGPPHC 727, Case No. 40844/2013, the High Court at North Gauteng. [against discrimination toward HIV+ employees in the military.] Summary for Legal Grounds III. Decision online.
[South Africa] Gary Shane Allpass v Mooikloof Estates (Pty) Ltd. , Case No. JS178/09, a Labour Court of South Africa. [wrongful dismissal of HIV-positive employee]. Summary for Legal Grounds III. Decision online.
Calls for Papers, Special Issue on “Gender and the Rise of the Global Right,” in Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society. Submit by September 15, 2017, Detailed call for papers.
Callls for Applications, “Health Rights Litigation Intensive” June 26-30, 2017, one-week summer course at the O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law, at Georgetown University Law Center, Washington DC, USA. Apply by April 10, 2017. HR Litigation course info.
Abortion Law in Transnational Perspective: Cases and Controversies, ed. Rebecca J. Cook, Joanna N. Erdman and Bernard M. Dickens, Pennsylvania Studies in Human Rights Series, University of Pennsylvania Press, 2014.
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Table of Contents. Introduction online at SSRN. Table of Cases online (Spanish and English, with links to court decisions. ¡Ahora en español! El aborto en el derecho transnacional (CIDE/FCE, 2016) folleto con sumario
Brazilian Supreme Court abortion ruling – I-CONnect blog symposium of scholarly comments from five perspectives: Rebecca J. Cook and Bernard M. Dickens, Chao-ju Chen; Grégor Puppinck; Debora Diniz and Christine Ricardo; and Rachel Rebouché. 5 perspectives on Brazilian abortion ruling.
Brazilian dossier on “Gênero, Raça e Pobreza: a abordagem de múltiplas identidades pelo Direito” [Gender, Race and Poverty: The Multiple Identities Approach to Law] Revista FGV Direito 22(2015), ed. Marta Machado, online here. includes articles in Portuguese or English with abstracts in both languages, about: domestic violence laws, CEDAW, maternity in prison, and research in prisons (by D. Diniz), and abortion, i.e.:
—[South Africa, abortion] “Claiming and Defending Abortion Rights in South Africa” / Reivindicando e defendendo o direito ao aborto na África do Sul” by Cathi Albertyn, Revista FGV Direito 22 (2015): 429-454 English article with Portuguese abstract.
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