Volume 19, Issue 1, June 2017

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Table of Contents

Issue 19.1 features two special sections: Abortion and Human Rights, and Drug Control and Human Rights

Special Section: Abortion and Human Rights

GUEST EDITORS Alicia Ely Yamin, Paola Bergallo, and Marge Berer

EDITORIAL  Narratives of Essentialism and Exceptionalism: The Challenges and Possibilities of Using Human Rights to Improve Access to Safe Abortion
Alicia Ely Yamin and Paola Bergallo

DISCUSSION Abortion Law and Policy Around the World: In Search of Decriminalization
Marge Berer

Theorizing Time in Abortion Law and Human Rights
Joanna N. Erdman

The Dublin Declaration on Maternal Health Care and Anti-Abortion Activism: Examples from Latin America
Lynn M. Morgan

Regulation of Conscientious Objection to Abortion: An International Comparative Multiple-Case Study
Wendy Chavkin, Laurel Swerdlow, and Jocelyn Fifield

The Role of International Human Rights Norms in the Liberalization of Abortion Laws Globally
Johanna B. Fine, Katherine Mayall, and Lilian Sepúlveda

Pregnancy and the 40-Year Prison Sentence: How “Abortion is Murder” Became Institutionalized in the Salvadoran Judicial System
Jocelyn Viterna and Jose Santos Guardado Bautista

Pregnancies and Fetal Anomalies Incompatible with Life in Chile: Arguments and Experiences in Advocating for Legal Reform
Lidia Casas and Lieta Vivaldi

Legal Knowledge as a Tool for Social Change: La Mesa por la Vida y la Salud de las Mujeres as an Expert on Colombian Abortion Law
Ana Cristina González Vélez and Isabel Cristina Jaramillo

The Battle Over Abortion Rights in Brazil’s State Arenas, 1995-2006
Marta Rodriguez De Assis Machado and Débora Alves Maciel

Abortion Rights Legal Mobilization in the Peruvian Media, 1990–2015
Camila Gianella

The Moderating Influence of International Courts on Social Movements: Evidence from the IVF Case Against Costa Rica
Julieta Lemaitre and Rachel Sieder

Why is a “Good Abortion Law” Not Enough? The Case of Estonia
Liiri Oja

Macro- and Micro-Political Vernaculizations of Rights: Human Rights and Abortion Discourses in Northern Ireland
Claire Pierson and Fiona Bloomer

Exploring Legal Restrictions, Regulatory Reform, and Geographic Disparities in Abortion Access in Thailand
Grady Arnott, Grace Sheehy, Orawee Chinthakanan, and Angel M. Foster

Decriminalization and Women’s Access to Abortion in Australia
Barbara Baird

Australia: Abortion and Human Rights
Ronli Sifris and Suzanne Belton

PERSPECTIVE Abortion Care in Nepal, 15 Years after Legalization: Gaps in Access, Equity, and Quality
Wan-Ju Wu, Sheela Maru, Kiran Regmi, and Indira Basnett

Special Section on Drug Control and Human Rights

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GUEST EDITORS Rick Lines and Julie Hannah

EDITORIAL The Case for International Guidelines on Human Rights and Drug Control
Rick Lines, Richard Elliott, Julie Hannah, Rebecca Schleifer, Tenu Avafia, and Damon Barrett

How Drug Control Policy and Practice Undermine Access to Controlled Medicines
Naomi Burke-Shyne, Joanne Csete, Duncan Wilson, Edward Fox, Daniel Wolfe, and Jennifer J. K. Rasanathan

International Guidelines on Human Rights and Drug Control: A Tool for Securing Women’s Rights in Drug Control Policy
Rebecca Schleifer and Luciana Pol

The Child’s Right to Protection From Drugs: Understanding History to Move Forward
Damon Barrett

Drug Policy and Indigenous Peoples
Julian Burger and Mary Kapron

General Papers

Mechanisms of Accountability for the Realization of the Right to Health in China
Shengnan Qiu and Gillian MacNaughton

PERSPECTIVE Human Rights in the World Health Organization: Views of the Director-General Candidates
Benjamin Mason Meier

PERSPECTIVE Unstoppable: How Advocates Persevered in the Fight for Justice for Haitian Cholera Victims
Adam Houston

LETTER TO THE EDITOR Human Rights, TB, Legislation, and Jurisprudence
O. B. K. Dingake

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