Book chapters in Research Handbook on International Abortion Law

LawTransform co-director Liv Tønnessen and other LawTransform affiliates and PhD course alums have contributed with chapters in the newly published Research Handbook on International Abortion Law edited by Mary Ziegler, Martin Luther King Jr. Professor of Law, University of California, Davis School of Law, US.

The book provides an in-depth, multidisciplinary study of abortion law around the world, presenting a snapshot of global policies during a time of radical change. With leading scholars from every continent, Mary Ziegler illuminates key forces that shaped the past and will influence an unpredictable future.

Check out the chapters from our Lawtransform colleagues below:

Chapter 5: Abortion law reform in Malawi: a case study in stakeholder engagement, public education, and human rights advocacy by Godfrey Dalitso Kangaude, Chrispine Gwalawala Sibande, Susan Deller Ross, and Michelle Xiao Liu

Chapter 12: Abortion politics in Brazil: backlash and the antiabortion field renewal by Marta Machado

Chapter 16: Abortion, law, and health in the Arab world by Irene Maffi and Liv Tønnessen

Chapter 20: Engendering democracy and rights: the legalization of abortion in Argentina by Alicia Ely Yamin and Augustina Ramón Michel


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