November 26, 2015
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Abortion Law in Transnational Perspective: Cases and Controversies, ed. Rebecca J. Cook, Joanna N. Erdman and Bernard M. Dickens, 16 chapters. University of Pennsylvania Press, 2014, 482 pages. Introduction by the editors. Table of Cases online Table of Contents. Purchase from U Penn Press. Ahora disponible en español.
[abortion, South Africa] Abortion Under Apartheid: Nationalism, Sexuality, and Women’s Reproductive Rights in South Africa, by Susanne Klausen, (Oxford University Press, 2015) the first full-length scholarly study of the history of abortion in an African context. Table of Contents and overview from OUP. Abstract from OUP Canada Review in The Daily Maverick.
[abortion rights] “How to talk about abortion: A guide to rights based messaging” by IPPF. 32-page guide.
[Africa] Litigating the Right to Health in Africa Challenges and Prospects, ed. Ebenezer Durojaye (Ashgate: London 2015). Abstract, Table of Contents and Introduction (“Look Inside”) 50% discount code: 50CZP15N
Colombia – plan to decriminalize abortion within 12 weeks’ gestation. Article Nov 11, 2015.
[conscience] Drawing the Line: Tackling tensions between religion and equality, by INCLO. 56-page report
Spanish resources available online:
—Estereotipos de Género: Perspectivas Legales Transnacionales, por Rebecca J. Cook y Simone Cusack (Bogota: Profamilia, 2010) Libro Espanol en PDF. Tabla de Contenido [English:] Gender Stereotyping: Transnational Legal Perspectives
—Salud reproductiva y derechos humanos: Integración de la medicina, la ética y el derecho, por Rebecca J. Cook, Bernard M. Dickens y Mahmoud F. Fathalla (Bogota, Profamilia, 2004) Libro Espanol en PDF. [English:] Reproductive Health and Human Rights: Integrating Medicine, Ethics and Law (Oxford, 2003).
—Other Spanish publications from the International Reproductive and Sexual Health Law programme.
[sterilization] Robbed of Choice: Forced and coerced sterilization experiences of women living with HIV in Kenya, by F. Kasiva
48-page report. 10 minute video.
[violence against women] ‘Bridging the Divide’: An Interview with Professor Rashida Manjoo, UN Special Rapporteur on Violence Against Women – Springer. Abstract and interview text: Temporary open access.
Australian home-based medical abortion now available Tabbot website.
China ends one-child policy after 35 years. Guardian newspaper.
Ireland: Labour to seek cross-party consensus on abortion legislation — Proposal to repeal eighth amendment (equal rights for fetus) to be key demand for party after general election. Irish Times article.
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Guttmacher Institute (Advancing Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights through research, policy analysis and public education) is hiring: State Issues Assistant, Research Assistant, and Communications Associates. Guttmacher jobs
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.
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