Sexual and Reproductive Rights

Human Rights Day 2019: Honouring Youth and Protecting Their Rights

Human Rights Day 2019: Honouring Youth and Protecting Their Rights

On 10 December 2019, we commemorate Human Rights Day, 71 years after the adoption of the Universal Declaration of ...
Blood, Taxes, and Equality

Blood, Taxes, and Equality

The Colombian Constitutional Court has recently delivered two groundbreaking decisions. One struck down taxes on ...
‘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 ...
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 ...
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.
Legal Gaps and Inconsistencies in India’s Commercial Surrogacy Ban

Legal Gaps and Inconsistencies in India’s Commercial Surrogacy Ban

The Surrogacy (Regulation) Bill, 2016, which was laid on the tables of both Houses in August 2017, no longer ...
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 ...
The Sabarimala Temple Ban: An ‘Untouchable’ Rule

The Sabarimala Temple Ban: An ‘Untouchable’ Rule

On 1st August, 2018, the Supreme Court of India concluded its hearing on a crucial matter regarding the Sabrimala ...
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 ...
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.

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