Health and Human Rights Journal: 25th anniversary special edition (Open access)

From theEditor, Carmel Williams:

“I am delighted to let you know that as part ofour Human Rights Day celebrations, we have just published the December 2019issue of the Health and Human Rights Journal. We have plenty of reason tocelebrate this issue – it marks our 25th year of publishing sinceJonathan Mann launched the Journal in 1994.”

The issue has two special sections onabortion:

  • Abortion in the Middle East and NorthAfrica (GuestEditors: Liv Tønnessen and Irene Maffi)
  • Abortion Law Reform (GuestEditors: Marge Berer and Lesley Hoggart)

1. SpecialSection: Abortion in the Middle East and North Africa

EDITORIAL The limits ofthe law: Abortion in the Middle East and North Africa

by Irene Maffi, LivTønnessen HTML|PDF

The politicization of abortion and Hippocratic disobediencein Islamist Sudan

by Liv Tønnessen, Samia al-Nagar HTML|PDF

Moral work and the construction of abortion networks:women’s access to safe abortion in Lebanon

by Zeina Fathallah HTML|PDF

Non-marital pregnancies and unmarried women’s searchfor illegal abortion in Morocco

by Irene Capelli HTML|PDF

The unique landscape of abortion law and access in theOccupied Palestinian Territories

by Sarrah Shahawy HTML|PDF

Neoliberal health restructuring, neoconservatism andthe limits of law: erosion ofreproductive rights in Turkey

by Ayse Dayi HTML|PDF

The right to abortion in Tunisia after the revolutionof 2011: legal, medical, and social arrangements as seen through seven abortionstories

by Irene Maffi, Malika Affes HTML|PDF

2. Special Section: Abortion Law Reform

EDITORIAL Progress towards decriminalization ofabortion and universal access to safe abortions: national trends and strategies

by Marge Berer, Lesley Hoggart HTML|PDF

Eliminating abortion from criminal law: a just cause

by Ana Cristina González-Vélez, Carolina Melo-Arévalo,Juliana Martínez-Londoño HTML|PDF

The role of reproductive justice movements in challengingSouth Korea’s abortion ban

by Sunhye Kim, Na Young, Yurim Lee HTML|PDF

From the grassroots to the Oireachtas: abortion lawreform in the Republic of Ireland

by Anna Carnegie, Rachel Roth HTML|PDF

Abortion in Chile: the long road to legalization andits slow implementation

by Gloria Maira, Lidia Casas, Lieta Vivaldi HTML|PDF

Rights-based claims made by UK anti-abortion activists

by Pam Lowe, Sarah-Jane Page HTML|PDF

Midwives and post-abortion care in Gabon: “Things havereally changed”

by Aimée Patricia Ndembi Ndembi, Justine Mekuí, Gail Pheterson,Marijke Alblas HTML|PDF

They are girls, not mothers: the violence of forcingmotherhood on young girls in Latin America

by Ximena CasasHTML|PDF

The Gambia’s political transition to democracy: isabortion reform possible?
by Satang Nabaneh HTML|PDF

Preventing state harassment of abortion providers: thework of the Legal Support Network in Latin America and East Africa

by Ximena Casas, Mitchelle Kimathi-Osiemo, DeeRedwine, Claire Tebbets, Karen Plafker HTML|PDF

Denial of safe abortion to survivors of rape in India

by Padma Bhate-Deosthali, Sangeeta Rege HTML|PDF

FULL ISSUE VOL 21 NO 2, December 2019