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Legal strategies for reproductive freedom

Legal strategies for reproductive freedom

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Published by The Center in [Seattle, Wash.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Pro-choice movement -- United States.,
  • Birth control -- United States.,
  • Women"s rights -- United States.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementsponsored by the Northwest Women"s Law Center, June 10 & 11, 1988, Bellevue, Washington.
    ContributionsNorthwest Women"s Law Center (U.S.)
    The Physical Object
    Pagination322 p. :
    Number of Pages322
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14528172M

    Gender, Law and Justice provides both theoretical and practical tools to enable academic and practising lawyers to apply concepts of gender equality to the law. It introduces readers to basic feminist concepts and arguments, and to a wealth of local, comparative and international material on gender and the law. Books shelved as reproductive-rights: Pro: Reclaiming Abortion Rights by Katha Pollitt, The Means of Reproduction: Sex, Power, and the Future of the Worl.

    This title covers the history and framework of the law of war, the legal basis for the use of force, Geneva Conventions on the wounded and sick in the field, Prisoners of War and human rights. $ Abortion And Woman's Choice: The State, Sexuality, and Reproductive Freedom. Today, with the threat to reproductive freedom still a virulent strain in our political culture, I am painfully aware of the romanticism of my original intention, based as it was on the simple conviction that history is transformative. 73 5 Legal Strategies for Abortion Rights in the Twenty-first Century Kathryn Kolbert and Andrea Miller.

      The Supreme Court said this is law and the pro-lifers were like, I accept your challenge." Sad and true. But then Noah asked what the GOP could .   The first is that women legal advocates used the tools, legal strategies, arguments, and precedent that African-American civil rights lawyers first developed. The second is that some of the leading architects and plaintiffs in sex discrimination cases were African-American women, and the third is that race and sex are intertwined : Felice Batlan.


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To reproductive oppression—the control and exploitation. of women, girls, and individuals through our bodies, sexuality, labor, and reproduction—rather than a narrow. focus on protecting the legal right to abortion, SisterSong.

Women of Color Reproductive Health Collective is. Policing the National Body focuses on how reproductive rights are limited in a society ready to punish those who are undocumented, poor, or of Author: Robin Marty.

The author discusses reproductive freedom in the context of feminist legal theory, international human rights and humanitarian law. This holistic approach makes the book unique and enhances its value as a comprehensive resource on the most challenging and contentious issues of our time, i.e., legal abortion, medically assisted reproduction Cited by: 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 Elena Laporta Hernández Attorney, Women’s Link Worldwide, Madrid, Spain.

Correspondence: [email protected]: Elena Laporta Hernández. Abortion was legal under common law -- except in late pregnancy -- for hundreds of years, including the period when our Constitution was written.

Not until the late s did a movement seeking to curtail women's reproductive choices arise in the United States, spearheaded by two groups: protestant nativists and medical doctors. The Special Rapporteur urges all duty-holders also to ensure access to such vital health services as voluntary testing, coun- selling and treatment for sexually transmitted infections, including HIV/AIDS, and breast and reproductive system cancers, as well as infer- tility treatment.

Successful legal strategies for addressing VAW and reproductive rights in a number of countries including Peru, Nepal, Slovakia and Mali. under the law, and to freedom from gender-based.

Though Legal strategies for reproductive freedom book Freedom was a call for woman’s legal right to reproductive health care services. The fight is centered on protecting the reproductive Legal strategies focus on utilizing the courts to protect and prevent erosion of reproductive rights.

Advocacy. Understanding Reproductive Justice ©SisterSong Women of Color Reproductive Health Collective Loretta J. Ross, National Coordinator May Introduction Since the early s, a number of groups, primarily those led by women of color, were thinking about the intersections of class, race, and gender issues in reproductive politics.

Limits on reproductive rights and decisions by women were mostly covered by state laws in the U.S. until the last half of the 20th century, when the Supreme Court began to decide court cases about bodily autonomy, pregnancy, birth control, and abortion following key decisions in constitutional history concern women's control over their reproductive choices.

In particular, I have chosen to focus on the life and work of Susan Hill, a native of Durham, N.C., and lifelong advocate for reproductive freedom. InHill was approached by Ellie Smeal of the National Organization for Women to join a burgeoning lawsuit against the growing intrusion of anti-choice protestors at clinics : Justine Orlovsky-Schnitzler.

Others focus on legal strategies mobilized in discreet areas of law and public policy by foreign domestic workers and racialized women, lesbians, women seeking reproductive freedom, women in the childcare movement, and anti-violence : Hardcover. Health Law: A Career Guide.

Written By: reproductive freedom and end-of-life care can also be raised. By the same token, a patient’s refusal of sets strategy for advocacy, provides advising on communications, and. and i. the:: and. health law. Size: KB. Reproductive Rights Law and Abortion Abortion has been the single most contentious issue in the history of reproductive rights and has represented some of the greatest legal challenges.

Abortions, for example, were legal and had been performed for many years before the Constitution was adopted. Unique in its attention to so many aspects of the debate, Abortion Wars places key issues such as medical practice, activism, legal strategies, and the meaning of choice in the deeply complex historical context of the past the reader into the trenches of the battle over abortion rights, the contributors zero in on the key moments and turning points of this ongoing war.

The galvanizing impact of reproductive justice extends beyond these mobilization and coalition-building strategies. The movement articulates the rationale for reproductive freedom in positive moral and political terms, as a requirement for social justice, human rights, and women’s well-being.

Colker concludes by examining effective and respectful family-planning strategies that truly help women in making reproductive choices. Excerpt Reproductive freedom means the ability to.

Securing Freedom and Justice for Las 17 CONTENTS 23 Pro Bono. The Center for Reproductive Rights uses the law to advance reproductive freedom as a fundamental human right that all governments are legally obligated to protect, respect, The Center’s bold legal strategies led the UN. Discusses medically assisted human reproduction in the context of anthropoligical, sociological, political science, and legal knowledge.

Pursues four general themes: rethinking reproductive freedom, negotiating kinship, legal strategies, and regulatory bodies. Reproductive Health, which deals with service delivery Reproductive Rights, which addresses legal issues, and Reproductive Justice, which focuses on movement building Although these frameworks are distinct in their approaches, they work together to provide a comprehensive solution.

Ultimately, as in any movement, all three components—service. FEATURE Considering strategic litigation as an advocacy tool: a case study of the defence of reproductive rights in Colombia Mónica Roa,a Barbara Klugmanb a Vice President in charge of Strategy and External Relations, Women’s Link Worldwide, Bogotá, Colombia.Reproductive rights are legal rights and freedoms relating to reproduction and reproductive health that vary amongst countries around the world.

The World Health Organization defines reproductive rights as follows. Reproductive rights rest on the recognition of the basic right of all couples and individuals to decide freely and responsibly the number, spacing and timing of their children and.The ongoing threats to reproductive rights are wide-ranging.

Within the reproductive rights movement there continues to be a lack of agreement over priorities and strategies, which weakens the ability both to withstand the attacks and to be proactive.

Nonetheless, I think Cited by: