REPROHEALTHLAW Updates – Sept 2019

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[Africa, Mali] APDF & IHRDA v Republic of Mali (Association pour le Progrés et la Défense des Droits des Femmes Maliennes (APDF) and The Institute For Human Rights and Development in Africa (IHRDA) v. Republic Of Mali, Application No. 046/2016, African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights. (2018) Decision of May 11, 2018  PDF.  Decision online .
Case Summary and Comment by LL.M. student George Sakyi Asumadu


[abortion] “The Moral Agency of Abortion Providers: Conscientious Provision, Dangertalk, and the Lived Experience of Doing Stigmatized Work,” by Lisa Harris, in: Ethical Issues in Women’s Healthcare: Practice and Policy, ed. Lori d’Agincourt-Canning and Carolyn Ells (New York: Oxford University Press, 2019). Abstracts and Table of Contents of Book. Publisher’s abstract of book.

[abortion, Northern Ireland] “Evaluating the Need to Reform Northern Ireland’s Abortion Law from a Human Rights Perspective,” by Zoe Louise Tongue, Cambridge Law Review 4 (2019): 121-150. Institutional access.

[conscience, Australia] “Medical Referral for Abortion and Freedom of Conscience in Australian Law,” by Joanne Howe and Suzanne Le Mire, 34 Journal of Law & Religion 85 (2019) Institutional access.

Conscientious Objection / The Right to Conscience – annotated bibliography, International Reproductive and Sexual Health Law Program, Faculty of Law, University of Toronto, updated May 9 2019 Annotated bibliography

[Malawi] Woes of the Womb: An Investigation into allegations of medical malpractices resulting in removal of uteruses from expectant women in public health facilities, SYS/INV/2/2019 (Republic of Malawi: Office of the Ombudsman, August 2019) includes preventable deaths of mothers and infants. 37-page Ombudsman report. Overview by G. Kangaude and C. Sibande.

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