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Human rights violations and associated factors of the Hijras in Bangladesh-A cross-sectional study.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):PloS one [PLoS One] 2022 Jul 07; Vol. 17 (7), pp. e0269375. Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 Jul 07 (Print Publication: 2022).

Abstract:Background: Hijras in Bangladesh face considerable discrimination, stigma, and violence despite the 2013 legislation that recognized Hijras as a third gender. There is a dearth of published literature describing the extent of human rights violations am...

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Legal implications of the climate-health crisis: A case study analysis of the role of public health in climate litigation.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):PloS one [PLoS One] 2022 Jun 15; Vol. 17 (6), pp. e0268633. Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 Jun 15 (Print Publication: 2022).

Abstract:Background: Strong scientific evidence affirms that climate change is now a public health emergency. Increasingly, climate litigation brought against governments and corporations utilizes international human rights, environmental and climate laws and p...

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Water affordability and human right to water implications in California.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):PloS one [PLoS One] 2021 Jan 20; Vol. 16 (1), pp. e0245237. Date of Electronic Publication: 2021 Jan 20 (Print Publication: 2021).

Abstract:Water affordability is central to water access but remains a challenge to measure. California enshrined the human right to safe and affordable water in 2012 but the question remains: how should water affordability be measured across the state? This pap...

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The effect of two-round presidential elections on human rights.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):PloS one [PLoS One] 2020 Dec 14; Vol. 15 (12), pp. e0243094. Date of Electronic Publication: 2020 Dec 14 (Print Publication: 2020).

Abstract:Recent research suggests that democratic presidential elections held using a runoff rule produce presidents that are more likely to protect human rights, in comparison to those elected under plurality rule; with this follow-up article, I seek to highli...

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The effect of copartisan justice ministers on human rights in presidential democracies.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):PloS one [PLoS One] 2020 Sep 02; Vol. 15 (9), pp. e0234938. Date of Electronic Publication: 2020 Sep 02 (Print Publication: 2020).

Abstract:A body of literature suggests that states with independent courts are more likely to protect human rights. A recent article challenges this notion by arguing that when both the president and his or her justice minister share the same party-i.e., they a...

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Child marriage in Canada: A systematic review.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):PloS one [PLoS One] 2020 Mar 03; Vol. 15 (3), pp. e0229676. Date of Electronic Publication: 2020 Mar 03 (Print Publication: 2020).

Abstract:Child marriage, defined by the United Nations as marriage before the age of 18, is considered a violation of human rights with negative consequences for girls' health. We systematically reviewed existing academic literature and news media to learn what...

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Measuring young adolescent perceptions of relationships: A vignette-based approach to exploring gender equality.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):PloS one [PLoS One] 2019 Jun 27; Vol. 14 (6), pp. e0218863. Date of Electronic Publication: 2019 Jun 27 (Print Publication: 2019).

Abstract:This paper reports the development and baseline data of a vignettes-based measure of gender equality.Methods: Vignettes were developed through 3-day long focus groups. After piloting in 13 sites and repiloting a revised version in 6 countries, response...

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Association between plural legal systems and sexual and reproductive health outcomes for women and girls in Nigeria: A state-level ecological study.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):PloS one [PLoS One] 2019 Oct 09; Vol. 14 (10), pp. e0223455. Date of Electronic Publication: 2019 Oct 09 (Print Publication: 2019).

Abstract:Nigeria has a plural legal system in which various sources of law govern simultaneously. Inconsistent and conflicting legal frameworks can reinforce pre-existing health disparities in sexual and reproductive health (SRH). While previous studies indicat...

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Nationalism and human rights: A replication and extension.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):PloS one [PLoS One] 2019 Aug 23; Vol. 14 (8), pp. e0219409. Date of Electronic Publication: 2019 Aug 23 (Print Publication: 2019).

Abstract:A recent article has found nationalism to be negatively associated with government respect for several human rights. In this article, I replicate the original study's findings, I demonstrate that these findings are robust to an alternate model specific...

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Reevaluating the presidential runoff rule: Does a provision promote the protection of human rights?

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):PloS one [PLoS One] 2019 May 31; Vol. 14 (5), pp. e0217650. Date of Electronic Publication: 2019 May 31 (Print Publication: 2019).

Abstract:In recent years, an increasing number of democracies have adopted a runoff rule to elect their president. Some have argued, however, that the benefits of such a rule are dubious at best. In this article, I seek to counter this claim, as I posit that a ...

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