Sexual and Reproductive Rights

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 ...
Female Genital Mutilation as a Question of Gender Equality (with Brenda Kelly)

Female Genital Mutilation as a Question of Gender Equality (with Brenda Kelly)

New Podcast: One of the targets under UN Sustainable Development Goal 5 is to eliminate all harmful practices, such as female genital mutilation, or FGM. In this episode, we talk with Dr Brenda Kelly, a consultant obstetrician at the Oxford Rose Clinic, which specialises in treating patients with FGM.
Justice Brett Kavanaugh and the Future of Women’s Reproductive Rights

Justice Brett Kavanaugh and the Future of Women’s Reproductive Rights

President Trump recently named Justice Brett Kavanaugh as his Supreme Court nominee. Although the nomination awaits
Landmark Judgment for Women’s Rights

Landmark Judgment for Women’s Rights

The Supreme Court of the United Kingdom concluded on the 7th June 2018 that Northern Ireland's laws on termination ...
The UK Supreme Court Decision on Abortion in Northern Ireland: A Pyrrhic Defeat?

The UK Supreme Court Decision on Abortion in Northern Ireland: A Pyrrhic Defeat?

In the wake of the Irish referendum vote to end the country’s ban on abortion via the repeal of the eighth ...
The Irish Abortion Referendum: An Opportunity for Change

The Irish Abortion Referendum: An Opportunity for Change

Today, the Irish people will be asked to vote in a referendum on whether or not to repeal the 8th Amendment of the ...
Gaining More from Human Rights: Access to Health Care and Surviving Childbirth is not Enough

Gaining More from Human Rights: Access to Health Care and Surviving Childbirth is not Enough

Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 3 seeks to ensure healthy lives and promote wellbeing for all, at all ages. ...
Abolition of Social Grounds for Abortion in Bolivia

Abolition of Social Grounds for Abortion in Bolivia

Latin America’s broadest decriminalization of abortion was passed in Bolivia in December 2017, but was recently ...
Is Consent of the Husband Needed for an Abortion in India?

Is Consent of the Husband Needed for an Abortion in India?

The Indian Supreme Court on 27th October, 2017 in the case of Anil Kumar Malhotra v. Ajay Pasricha, dismissed a ...
Conservative Mobilization in Latin America and its Impacts on Women’s and Adolescents’ Human Rights

Conservative Mobilization in Latin America and its Impacts on Women’s and Adolescents’ Human Rights

  In the last decade, Brazil has experienced a dramatic change in the  disputes between pro and anti ...
The Irish Referendum and the Road to Safe, Legal Abortion

The Irish Referendum and the Road to Safe, Legal Abortion

The Irish government has now announced that it will hold a referendum on repealing the 8th Amendment in 2018. ...
When The Law is Not Enough: International Day of Zero Tolerance for FGM

When The Law is Not Enough: International Day of Zero Tolerance for FGM

On February 6, UN International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation (FGM), the international ...

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