Reproductive and sexual health law supplement by Rebecca J. Cook

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Published by Faculty of Law, University of Toronto in [Toronto] .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Human reproduction -- Law and legislation.,
  • Human reproduction -- Law and legislation -- Canada -- Cases.,
  • Birth control -- Law and legislation.,
  • Abortion -- Law and legislation.,
  • Fertilization in vitro, Human -- Law and legislation.,
  • Fertilization in vitro, Human -- Law and legislation -- Canada -- Cases.,
  • Surrogate motherhood.

Edition Notes

Book details

StatementRebecca J. Cook and Joanna Erdman.
GenreCases.
ContributionsErdman, Joanna., University of Toronto. Faculty of Law.
The Physical Object
Pagination562 p. ;
Number of Pages562
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21564953M

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Reproductive Health and Human Rights: Integrating Medicine, Ethics and Law. by Rebecca J. Cook, Bernard M. Dickens and Mahmoud F. Fathalla. The book is designed to equip health care providers and administrators to integrate ethical, legal, and human rights principles in protection and promotion of reproductive health, and to inform lawyers and women's health advocates about aspects of medicine.

This book will be used by researchers, epidemiologists, clinicians and public health professionals in the fields of sexual and reproductive health and gender, policy-makers and program managers in these same fields and educators and students in medical, paramedical and other university departments having courses in these same fields.

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The Family Planning NSW Annual Report has been release. Updated specialised Contraception Handbook for best-practice delivery. the Minister of Health’s Sexual and Reproductive Health Strategy. Improved sexual and reproductive health is one of the objectives of the New Zealand Health Strategy.

This book and the accompanying document, HIV/AIDS Action Plan, are designed to help District Health Boards (DHBs) and Primary Health Organisations find ways of improvingFile Size: KB. All the more timely that Cook, an expert in human rights law, Bernard Dickens, an authority in medical and health law and ethics, and Mahmoud Fathalla, an internationally prominent reproductive health specialist, have come together to analyse the medical, ethical, legal, and human rights aspects of sexual and reproductive by: 4.

This expansive survey spotlights pervasive issues affecting girls’ and women’s sexual and reproductive health across the lifecourse.

Research from diverse countries around the world analyzes the complex relationships among biological, psychological, sociocultural, and economic issues—particularly in terms of inequities—as they shape women’s lives. This volume brings together two areas of health that are among the foci of current development efforts, as articulated by the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), namely sexual and reproductive health (MDG 5: improve maternal health, target 2: achieve, byuniversal access to reproductive health); and Gender (MDG 3: promote gender equality and empower women).Price: $ Are women with disabilities owed equitable access to reproductive health services, including family planning, contraception, screening for sexually transmitted infections, maternal health services, and fertility services.

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Rebecca Cook, Bernard Dickens, and Mahmoud Fathalla, leading international authorities on reproductive medicine, human rights, medical law, and bioethics, integrate their disciplines to provide an accessible but comprehensive introduction to reproductive and sexual health.

They analyze fifteen case-studies, representing a wide array of recurrent problems, focusing particularly on resource-poor. Today’s vibrant reproductive justice movement is sustained by organizations led principally by women of color.

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There are many barriers to sexual and reproductive rights, including obstacles to access health services, information and education. But underlying these problems is discrimination.

Women and girls and people from marginalized groups, such as gay men, lesbian women and trans people or people from so called “lower” castes, people living in. As Loretta Ross, co-author of Reproductive Justice: An Introduction, explained in a statement promoting the book, “Books that offer a comprehensive intersection of reproductive politics and nonbiological public policies are rare.

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