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The Right to Health as a Tool of Social Control: Compulsory Treatment Orders by Courts in Brazil.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Health and human rights [Health Hum Rights] 2022 Jun; Vol. 24 (1), pp. 159-169.

Abstract:Brazilian citizens have a constitutional right to health. This right has also been a powerful instrument in the judicial enforcement of drug dependence treatment in Brazil. This study reviews a sample of decisions from the state of São Paulo and provid...

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CEDAW and Violence Against Women: Reflections After 40 Years.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Violence against women [Violence Against Women] 2022 Jun; Vol. 28 (8), pp. 1723-1727. Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 Apr 27.

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The impact of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) on Victorian guardianship practice.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Disability and rehabilitation [Disabil Rehabil] 2022 Jun; Vol. 44 (12), pp. 2806-2814. Date of Electronic Publication: 2020 Oct 23.

Abstract:Purpose: Article 12 of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) emphasises full and equal legal capacity of all citizens to participate in decisions. This paper examines whether the principles of Article 12, also ...

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International migrants' right to sexual and reproductive health care.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):International journal of gynaecology and obstetrics: the official organ of the International Federation of Gynaecology and Obstetrics [Int J Gynaecol Obstet] 2022 Apr; Vol. 157 (1), pp. 210-215. Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 Mar 03.

Abstract:International migration puts people's sexual and reproductive health (SRH), particularly those of women and children, at increased risk. However, many international migrants are denied access to timely and adequate SRH information, goods, and services ...

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Ethics briefing.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Journal of medical ethics [J Med Ethics] 2022 Jun; Vol. 48 (6), pp. 427-428.

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Integrating Youth Perspectives: Adopting a Human Rights and Public Health Approach to Climate Action.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):International journal of environmental research and public health [Int J Environ Res Public Health] 2022 Apr 15; Vol. 19 (8). Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 Apr 15.

Abstract:Climate change is a multidimensional issue that affects all aspects of society, including public health and human rights. Climate change is already severely impacting people's health and threatening people's guaranteed fundamental rights, including tho...

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A nationwide evaluation study of the quality of care and respect of human rights in mental health facilities in Ghana: results from the World Health Organization QualityRights initiative.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):BMC public health [BMC Public Health] 2022 Apr 02; Vol. 22 (1), pp. 639. Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 Apr 02.

Abstract:Background: In 2012, Ghana ratified the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities and enacted a Mental Health Act to improve the quality of mental health care and stop human rights violations against people with mental health...

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Ecosystem Services as a Promising Paradigm to Protect Environmental Rights of Indigenous Peoples in Latin America: the Constitutional Court Landmark Decision to Protect Arroyo Bruno in Colombia.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Environmental management [Environ Manage] 2022 Apr; Vol. 69 (4), pp. 768-780. Date of Electronic Publication: 2021 May 24.

Abstract:In the last years, the interest in ecosystem services (ESs) as a decision-making tool for environmental policy has been growing. The ES paradigm has also impacted the judicial system and in some countries the common law tradition. Experiences and lesso...

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Mary Anne Warren and the Boundaries of the Moral Community.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Cambridge quarterly of healthcare ethics : CQ : the international journal of healthcare ethics committees [Camb Q Healthc Ethics] 2022 Apr; Vol. 31 (2), pp. 230-246.

Abstract:In her important and well-known discussion "On the Moral and Legal Status of Abortion," Mary Anne Warren regrets that "it is not possible to produce a satisfactory defense of a woman's right to obtain an abortion without showing that the fetus is not a...

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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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