Sexual & reproductive rights

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    Publications

    Right to Love: India’s Decriminalization of Homosexuality Understood in Light of Contact

    New article by LawTransform’s affiliate Vikram Kolmannskog On September 6, 2018, homosexuality was decriminalized in India. It was the result of a rights mobilization that …

    Abortion and ‘conscientious objection’ in South Africa

    New book chapter: The 1996 Choice on Termination of Pregnancy Act of South Africa is hailed as one of the most exemplary liberal laws on abortion. …

    Blogpost: “Causa Justa” Movement for the elimination of abortion crime in Colombia

    “… The event of conception and even its eventual desire do not imply a project, let alone a desire for motherhood” (Pitch, 2003)   The time …

    LGBT rights in Africa

    Across the African continent, homosexuality has since the late 1990s become an issue of political contestation and conflict. When Zimbabwe’s president Robert Mugabe castigated the …

    Queer Realness: In Pursuit of Freedom

    How are lives of transgender and intersex people in India affected by the momentous legal changes for LGBTIQ+ people that has taken place in the …

    Projects

    LawTransform: Effects of Rights & Law

    The project aims to consolidate the Centre on Law & Social Transformation (LawTransform) as a leading hub for scholarship on the use of law as …

    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

    Sexual and Reproductive Rights (SRR) are controversial in most societies. Political polarization has been particularly pronounced on to abortion rights and rights of sexual minorities (LGBTIQ …

     

    News

    Video: Constitutional reform process in Gambia

    Satang Nabaneh is a doctoral candidate at the Centre for Human Rights, University of Pretoria and LawTransform PhD scholar as part of the research project …

    Sexual and Reproductive Rights in India

    On the 14th – 15th of April LawTransform co-organized the conference ‘’Sexual & Reproductive Rights in India: Social movements & legal battles‘‘ at the Bangalore …

    Events

    Evening Exchanges: Law, politics and adolescent sexual and reproductive health: evidence of impact

    Date: Tuesday 21 August Time: 18:00-19:30 Place: Department of Global Public Health and Primary Care, Kalfaveien 31, Bergen Politics and law are major determinants of …

    Criminalisation of queer sexuality: political drivers and health effects

    Date: Tuesday 21 August Time: 11:30-12:30 Place: Bergen Resource Centre for International Development, Jekteviksbakken 31, Bergen What is driving the political attention to homosexuality or …