Abortion and Human Rights – Health and Human Rights Journal Special Section – June 2017

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Special Section: Abortion and Human Rights

Volume 19, Issue 1, June 2017

GUEST EDITORS: Alicia Ely Yamin, Paola Bergallo, and Marge Berer

Table of Contents (https://www.hhrjournal.org/june-2017/)

EDITORIAL  Narratives of essentialism and exceptionalism: the challenges and possibilities of using human rights to improve access to safe abortion
Alicia Ely Yamin and Paola Bergallo

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DISCUSSION Abortion law and policy around the world: in search of decriminalization
Marge Berer
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Theorizing time in abortion law and human rights
Joanna N. Erdman

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The Dublin Declaration on Maternal Health Care and Anti-Abortion Activism: examples from Latin America
Lynn M Morgan

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Regulation of conscientious objection to abortion: an international comparative multiple-case study
Wendy Chavkin, Laurel Swerdlow, and Jocelyn Fifield

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The role of international human rights norms in the liberalization of abortion laws globally
Johanna B Fine, Katherine Mayall, and Lilian Sepúlveda

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Pregnancy and the 40-year prison sentence: how “abortion is murder” became institutionalized in the Salvadoran judicial system
Jocelyn Viterna and Jose Santos Guardado Bautista

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Pregnancies and fetal anomalies incompatible with life in Chile: arguments and experiences in advocating for legal reform
Lidia Casas and Lieta Vivaldi

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Legal knowledge as a tool for social change: La Mesa por la Vida y la Salud de las Mujeres as an expert on Colombian abortion law
Ana Cristina González Vélez and Isabel Cristina Jaramillo
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The battle over abortion rights in Brazil’s state arenas, 1995-2006
Marta Rodriguez De Assis Machado and Débora Alves Maciel
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Abortion rights legal mobilization in the Peruvian media, 1990–2015
Camila Gianella
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The moderating influence of international courts on social movements: evidence from the IVF case against Costa Rica
Julieta Lemaitre and Rachel Sieder
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Why is a “good abortion law” not enough? the case of Estonia
Liiri Oja
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Macro- and micro-political vernaculizations of rights: human rights and abortion discourses in Northern Ireland
Claire Pierson and Fiona Bloomer
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Exploring legal restrictions, regulatory reform, and geographic disparities in abortion access in Thailand
Grady Arnott, Grace Sheehy, Orawee Chinthakanan, and Angel M Foster
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Decriminalization and women’s access to abortion in Australia
Barbara Baird
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Australia: abortion and human rights
Ronli Sifris and Suzanne Belton
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PERSPECTIVE Abortion care in Nepal, 15 years after legalization: gaps in access, equity, and quality
Wan-Ju Wu, Sheela Maru, Kiran Regmi, and Indira Basnett
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