Reproductive health as a human right : a matter of access or provision?

Davies, Sara E. (2013) Reproductive health as a human right : a matter of access or provision? In Grodin, Michael, Tarantola, Daniel, Annas, George, & Gruskin, Sofia (Eds.) Health and Human Rights in a Changing World [3rd Ed]. Routledge Taylor & Francis Ltd, New York, NY, pp. 384-409.

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ID Code: 68423
Item Type: Book Chapter
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Section I is a Health and Human Rights Overview that lays out the essential knowledge base and provides the foundation for the following sections.---

Section II brings in notions of concepts, methods, and governance framing the application of health and human rights, in particular the Human Rights-based Approaches to Health. Section III sheds light on issues of heightened vulnerability and special protection, stressing that the health and human rights record of any nation, any community, is determined by what is being done and not done about those who are most in need. ---

Section IV focuses onaddressing system failures where health and human rights issues have been documented, recognized, even at times proclaimed as priorities, and yet insufficiently attended to as a result of State denial, unwillingness, or incapacity.---

Section V examines the relevance of the health and human rights paradigm to a changing world, underscoring contemporary global challenges and responses. ---

Finally, a Concluding Note brings together the key themes of this set of articles and attempts to project a vision of the future.

Keywords: human rights, reproductive health
ISBN: 9780415503983
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > LAW AND LEGAL STUDIES (180000) > LAW (180100) > Human Rights Law (180114)
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Law
Current > Research Centres > Australian Centre for Health Law Research
Current > Schools > School of Law
Deposited On: 13 Mar 2014 04:44
Last Modified: 10 Oct 2015 14:15

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