Abortion

‘Abortion, Reproductive Rights and the Possibilities of Reproductive Justice in South African Courts’ (2019) U of OxHRH J 88

‘Abortion, Reproductive Rights and the Possibilities of Reproductive Justice in South African Courts’ (2019) U of OxHRH J 88

Asserting individual reproductive autonomy affirms women's personhood, moral agency, bodily integrity and ...
Challenges to women’s rights and the legalization of abortion in Brazil: can we move forward?

Challenges to women’s rights and the legalization of abortion in Brazil: can we move forward?

2018 was a challenging year for women’s rights in Brazil, and perhaps a taste of trials in the years to come. In ...
Liberalising Access to Abortion and Sex Education to Decrease Teenage Pregnancy in Kazakhstan

Liberalising Access to Abortion and Sex Education to Decrease Teenage Pregnancy in Kazakhstan

Teenage pregnancy rates in Kazakhstan are high, with 3443 births in 2017, much higher than during the Soviet ...
“Women are not in the Best Positions to Make These Decisions by Themselves”: Gender Stereotypes in the Uruguayan Abortion Law’ (2019) U of OxHRH J 25

“Women are not in the Best Positions to Make These Decisions by Themselves”: Gender Stereotypes in the Uruguayan Abortion Law’ (2019) U of OxHRH J 25

Both sides of the abortion debate draw on gender stereotypes, pernicious attitudes about women, and dangerous ...
Elusive Equality: The Missing Element in the Oxytocin Ban Decision

Elusive Equality: The Missing Element in the Oxytocin Ban Decision

Oxytocin is a WHO-recommended drug for the inducement of labour during childbirth, and in the prevention and ...
Continued Criminalisation in Ireland’s New Abortion Law

Continued Criminalisation in Ireland’s New Abortion Law

Since the start of January lawful abortion has been available in Ireland. The passage of the Health (Regulation of ...
Ethics of Care and The Public Good of Abortion’ (2019) U of OxHRH J 1

Ethics of Care and The Public Good of Abortion’ (2019) U of OxHRH J 1

Abortion is an important aspect of promoting caring relationships within society.
Let’s call ‘conscientious objection’ by its name: Obstruction of access to care and abortion in South Africa

Let’s call ‘conscientious objection’ by its name: Obstruction of access to care and abortion in South Africa

South Africa has one of the most liberal laws on abortion and constitutionally recognizes reproductive rights as ...
Justice Kennedy on Healthcare

Justice Kennedy on Healthcare

Justice Anthony Kennedy, who long served as the swing vote on important healthcare-related decisions, retired from ...
Patchy Implementation of the Law is Failing India’s Girls

Patchy Implementation of the Law is Failing India’s Girls

India is suffering from a supposedly ancient yet timely problem. In violation of the law and Constitution, India’s ...
Landmark judgment on PSPO Regime has Significant Repercussions for Freedom of Expression

Landmark judgment on PSPO Regime has Significant Repercussions for Freedom of Expression

On 2 July 2018, the High Court handed down judgment in Dulgheriu v London Boroughof Ealing [2018] EWHC 1667 ...
Argentine Senate Rejects Bill on Abortion: The Way Forward

Argentine Senate Rejects Bill on Abortion: The Way Forward

The Argentine Senate has recently rejected, by a 7-vote margin, a Bill passed by the Chamber of Deputies on the ...

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