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    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, …

    Frå sinke til føregangsland på transpersonars rettar

    Moldestad’s MA thesis “Frå sinke til føregangsland på transpersonars rettar – Analyse av bakgrunnen for Noregs lov om endring av juridisk kjønn”

    Projects

    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. …

    The role of courts and civil society in safeguarding women’s human rights in Bangladesh

    In spite of more than three decades of efforts to promote women’s rights in Bangladesh, the results have been piecemal and only slowly forthcoming, leaving …