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Bulgaria: Constitutional Court declares the Istanbul Convention against violence against women unconstitutional. July 27, 2018. Oxford Human Rights Hub article.
Constitutional Court of Croatia. Decision of March 2, 2017. Rješenje Ustavnog Suda Republike Hrvatske, broj: U-I-60/1991 i dr. od 21.veljace 2017. Decision online in Croatian. Backup copy. Summary in English from CRR Croatian Court’s Press release – 11 pages in English.
CALL FOR ABSTRACTS:
Fourth International Congress on Women’s Health and Unsafe abortion (IWAC 2019), February 19-22, 2019, Asia Hotel, Bangkok Thailand Theme: “We Trust Women: Universal Access to Safe Abortion.” Submit abstracts by Nov 15, 2018 Call for Abstracts
Abortion Law in Transnational Perspective: Cases and Controversies, ed. Rebecca Cook, Joanna Erdman and Bernard Dickens (Philadelphia: Univ. Pennsylvania Press, 2014) Now in Paperback. 20% discount code: PH70. English abstracts. Spanish edition – abstracts. Table of Cases in English or Spanish.
[Africa] “(De)Criminalizing Adolescent Sex: A Rights-Based Assessment of Age of Consent Laws in Eastern and Southern Africa,” by Godfrey Dalitso Kangaude and Ann Skelton, (peer-reviewed) Sage Open 2018 (Oct-Dec): 1-12. Article online.
[Brazil – anencephaly – Supreme Court] “The STF decision on abortion of anencephalic fetus: A Feminist Discourse Analysis” by Lucia Goncalves de Freitas, Alfa, Sao Paulo, 62.1 (2018): 11-33. Article in English.
[Brazil – obstetric care, maternal mortality /morbidity, Alyne case] “Implementing international human rights recommendations to improve obstetric care in Brazil,” by Alicia E Yamin, Beatriz Galli and Sandra Valongueiro. International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics 143.1 (October 2018): 114-120. Download full text PDF now, because Free Access expires in 6 months. Abstract online in English For Portuguese abstract, click on :Supporting Information”.
[Brazil – zika, microcephaly] BOOK: Zika: from the Brazilian backlands to a Global Threat (Zed Books, 2017) in English and Portuguese .
[conscience] “Balancing Freedom of Conscience and Equitable Access,” by Wendy Chavkin, Desiree Abu-Odeh, Catherine Clune-Taylor, Sara Dubow PhD, Michael Ferber and Ilan H. Meyer, American Journal of Public Health 108.11 (Nov 2018): 1487-88. Article online.
[conscientious objection, Ireland] “Conscientious Objection, Harm Reduction and Abortion Care,” by Ruth Fletcher, in Mary Donnelly and Claire Murray eds., Ethical and Legal Debates in Irish Healthcare: Confronting Complexities (Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2016) pp. 24-40. Pre-publication version. Book information.
[conscientious objection – South Africa “Let’s call ‘conscientious objection’ by its name: Obstruction of access to care and abortion in South Africa,” by Satang Nabaneh, Marion Stevens & Lucía Berro Pizzarossa, 24 October 2018, Oxford Human Rights Hub.
[Forced sterilization] “Gendered Power Relations and Informed Consent: The I.V. v. Bolivia Case,” by Martín Hevia and Andrés Constantin, Health and Human Rights Journal. Early view of full text.
[Intersex] “Management of intersex newborns: Legal and ethical developments,” by Bernard M. Dickens, International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics 143.2 (Nov. 2018): 255–259. PDF at Wiley online. Submitted text at SSRN.
[Ireland] “Reproductive Justice in Ireland: A Feminist Analysis of the Neary and Halappanavar Cases,” by Joan McCarthy, in: Mary Donnelly and Claire Murray, eds., Ethical and Legal Debates in Irish Healthcare: Confronting Complexities (Manchester, UK: Manchester University Press, 2016). Submitted Text online. Book information.
[Ireland and Britain] “Reproductive rebellions in Britain and the Republic of Ireland: contemporary and past abortion activism and alternative sites of care,” by Ben Kasstan and Sarah Crook, in Feminist Encounters: A Journal of Critical Studies in Culture and Politics, 2.2 (2018): 1-16. Article online.
Annotated Bibliographies – now available: Right to Conscience
Fetal anomaly indication for abortion . Rape or Incest abortion – English. or Spanish) Latin America: Causal violación y/o incesto (Toronto: International Reproductive and Sexual Health Law Program, 2018).
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