Decriminalization of abortion - a human rights imperative
作者: Joanna N. ErdmanRebecca J. Cook
作者单位: 1MacBain Chair in Health Law and Policy in the Schulich School of Law, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Canada
2Professor Emerita in the Faculty of Law, the Faculty of Medicine and the Joint Centre for Bioethics, University of Toronto and Co-Director of the International Reproductive and Sexual Health Law Program, Faculty of Law, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
刊名: Best Practice & Research Clinical Obstetrics & Gynaecology, 2019
来源数据库: Elsevier Journal
DOI: 10.1016/j.bpobgyn.2019.05.004
关键词: AbortionPenalizationCriminalizationDecriminalizationProportionalityHuman rights
英文摘要: Abstract(#br)This chapter reviews the evolving consensus in international human rights law, first supporting the liberalization of criminal abortion laws to improve access to care, and now supporting their repeal or decriminalization as a human rights imperative to protect the health, equality and dignity of people. This consensus is based on human rights standards, or the authoritative interpretations of U.N. and regional human rights treaties in general comments and recommendations, individual communications and inquiry reports of treaty monitoring bodies, and in the thematic reports of special rapporteurs and working groups of the U.N. and regional human rights systems. This chapter explores the reach and influence of human rights standards, especially how high courts in many countries...
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  • imperative 命令
  • rights 权利
  • abortion 
  • human 人的