Gender, Sexuality & the Law

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    Master’s thesis: A Postmaterialist Explanation of Homophobia in Africa

    Ruben Berge Mathisen, a research assistant at the Centre on Law and Social Transformation, submitted his master’s thesis on homophobia in Africa in June 2018. …

    Political determinants of Sustainable Development Goals

    Authors: Camila Gianella,  Marta Rodriguez de Assis Machado and Siri Gloppen We read with interest the article by the GBD 2016 SDG Collaborators1 (Sept 16, p 1423), which presents …

    Brazil: Conservative mobilization and adolescent pregnancy in Latin America

    Authors: Camila Gianella,  Marta Rodriguez de Assis Machado and Angélica Peñas Defago On September 27, 2017, the Brazilian Supreme Court – in a 6 to 5 judgment – decided that public …

    What causes Latin America’s high incidence of adolescent pregnancy?

    Authors: Camila Gianella  Marta Rodriguez de Assis Machado  Angélica Peñas Defago Latin America is the only region in the world where adolescent pregnancies are not decreasing. According …

    “Constitutional developments in Latin American Abortion Law.”

    For most of the 20th Century, restrictive abortion laws were in place in continental Latin America. In recent years, reforms have caused a liberalizing shift, …

    Projects

    INTPART – LawTransform: Effects of Rights & Law

    The project “LawTransform: Effects of Rights & Law” aims to consolidate the Centre on Law & Social Transformation as a leading hub for scholarship on …

    Political determinants of sexual and reproductive health: Criminalisation, health impacts and game changers

    Development actors have increasingly recognised the importance of the political determinants of health. One way in which politics and power dynamics impact health is through …

    Abortion Rights Lawfare in Latin America

    Abstract: The project analyses the strategic use of rights and law in battles over abortion rights in Latin America – and the various effects of …

    Sexual and Reproductive Rights Lawfare: Global battles

    Project Team: Siri Gloppen (Project Leader), Camila Gianella, Malcolm Langford, Rachel Sieder, Bruce M. Wilson, Daniel M. Brinks, Alicia Ely Yamin, Julieta Lemaitre, Paola Bergallo, Charles Ngwena. Abstract: Sexual and Reproductive Rights (SRR) are lightning-rods of …

    Gender (in)justice – Pakistan

    The report review steps taken by the Musharraf government to combat honour killings through an examination of legal reforms in the years between 2003- 2006. …