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Legal strategies to protect sexual and reproductive health and rights in the context of the refugee crisis in Europe: a complaint before the European Ombudsperson.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Reproductive health matters [Reprod Health Matters] 2017 Nov; Vol. 25 (51), pp. 151-160. Date of Electronic Publication: 2017 Dec 13.

Abstract:In the context of the refugee crisis in Europe, the measures taken by the institutions and bodies of the European Union as they relate to respecting, protecting, and ensuring human rights have proven to be woefully inadequate. The development of a rest...

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Protecting safe abortion in humanitarian settings: overcoming legal and policy barriers.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Reproductive health matters [Reprod Health Matters] 2017 Nov; Vol. 25 (51), pp. 40-47. Date of Electronic Publication: 2017 Nov 30.

Abstract:Women and girls are increasingly the direct and targeted victims of armed conflict and studies show that they are disproportionately and differentially affected. However, humanitarian laws, policies, and protocols have yet to be meaningfully interprete...

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Understandings of self-managed abortion as health inequity, harm reduction and social change.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Reproductive health matters [Reprod Health Matters] 2018 Nov; Vol. 26 (54), pp. 13-19. Date of Electronic Publication: 2018 Sep 19.

Abstract:This commentary explores how self-managed abortion (SMA) has transformed understandings of and discourses on safe abortion and associated health inequities through an intersection of harm reduction, human rights and collective activism. The article exa...

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The human rights of intersex people: addressing harmful practices and rhetoric of change.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Reproductive health matters [Reprod Health Matters] 2016 May; Vol. 24 (47), pp. 74-84. Date of Electronic Publication: 2016 Jul 12.

Abstract:Intersex people and bodies have been considered incapable of integration into society. Medical interventions on often healthy bodies remain the norm, addressing perceived familial and cultural demands, despite concerns about necessity, outcomes, conduc...

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Sound and Fury--engaging with the politics and the law of sexual rights.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Reproductive health matters [Reprod Health Matters] 2015 Nov; Vol. 23 (46), pp. 7-15. Date of Electronic Publication: 2015 Dec 10.

Abstract:Although past resistance to sexual rights in global debates has often been grounded in claims to culture, nation and religion, opposition voices are now using, rather than rejecting, the frame of international human rights. This Commentary argues that,...

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Sexual rights as human rights: a guide to authoritative sources and principles for applying human rights to sexuality and sexual health.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Reproductive health matters [Reprod Health Matters] 2015 Nov; Vol. 23 (46), pp. 16-30. Date of Electronic Publication: 2015 Dec 13.

Abstract:This Guide seeks to provide insight and resources to actors interested in the development of rights claims around sexuality and sexual health. After engaging with the vexed question of the scope of sexual rights, it explores the rules and principles go...

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Reflecting on adolescents' evolving sexual and reproductive health rights: canvassing the opinion of social workers in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Reproductive health matters [Reprod Health Matters] 2016 May; Vol. 24 (47), pp. 195-204. Date of Electronic Publication: 2016 Jul 16.

Abstract:In South Africa children under the age of 18 are legal minors and considered not fully capable of acting independently. However, in certain defined circumstances the law has granted minors the capacity to act independently, including regarding their se...

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Sexual and reproductive rights and the human rights agenda: controversial and contested.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Reproductive health matters [Reprod Health Matters] 2011 Nov; Vol. 19 (38), pp. 119-28.

Abstract:In this paper I share some of my experience and observations, as an advocate for women's rights, of the last 20 years of struggles for sexual and reproductive health and rights, carried out in many key places where these issues have been debated and de...

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Facing negative reactions to sexuality education through a Multicultural Human Rights framework.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Reproductive health matters [Reprod Health Matters] 2015 Nov; Vol. 23 (46), pp. 96-106. Date of Electronic Publication: 2015 Dec 11.

Abstract:Sexuality education, its protocols and planning are contingent on an ever-changing political environment that characterizes the field of sexuality in most countries. In Brazil, human rights perspectives shaped the country's response to the AIDS epidemi...

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Gender-based violence and HIV across the life course: adopting a sexual rights framework to include older women.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Reproductive health matters [Reprod Health Matters] 2015 Nov; Vol. 23 (46), pp. 56-61. Date of Electronic Publication: 2015 Dec 04.

Abstract:It is widely known that older women are at lesser risk for sexual violence than younger women, but current inattention to older women in the gender-based violence (GBV) field has minimized the experiences of older women survivors at great detriment to ...

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