Posts Tagged ‘latin america’


Rethinking Obstetric Violence: Is Criminalization Really the Only Way Forward?

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This post was written by Isabel Barbosa and Rebecca Reingold in honor of the International Day for Maternal Health and Rights. Obstetric violence is disrespectful, abusive, and neglectful treatment by health providers during the provision of health care related to pregnancy, childbirth, and the post-partum period in both public and private settings. Experiences of obstetric violence include: physical abuse; humiliation […]

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Overcoming Barriers to Legal Abortion in Argentina

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This post was written by Camila Leone and Rebecca Reingold. On February 22, the President of Argentina, Mauricio Macri, announced that the country’s legislature will debate a bill that would decriminalize abortion on broader grounds. Currently, abortion is only legal when the pregnancy poses a risk to women’s life or health and in case of […]

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GHL LLM Students Observe Global Health Governance in Action

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Last week, students of Georgetown’s Global Health Law LLM program attended the 29th Pan American Sanitary Conference (Conference) in Washington, D.C.

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Reproductive Rights in Flux: Updates from Latin America and the Caribbean

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This post was written by Rebecca Reingold and Priscila Valencia. Despite the tremendous strides made towards the realization of reproductive rights in Latin America and the Caribbean in recent decades, the region remains home to the majority of the world’s most restrictive abortion laws. However, reproductive rights advocates are leading efforts to change that in […]

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Why You Should Attend This Year’s Health Rights Litigation Intensive

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“Participating in the Health Rights Litigation course in September of 2013 granted me the opportunity to interact with some of the best minds on health and human rights in the world. I was among forty-four participants who were representative of twenty-four countries from around the world. I attended the course at a time when KELIN […]

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