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  • woman's right
  • as well as on other issues, NOMAS affirms and supports the individual woman's right to choose, without governmental, judicial and familial interference. (nomas.org)
  • 5 Over the past decade, organizers have also begun to cast access to midwifery as a "consumer rights" issue- one in which a woman's "right to choose" has been restricted by ill-informed public policies concerning midwives and homebirth. (xlibx.info)
  • Inter-Americ
  • The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights held a hearing in the case of Paola del Rosario Guzmán Albarracín, an Ecuadorian teenager who was sexually abused repeatedly by her school's vice-principal for two years. (reproductiverights.org)
  • recent
  • 2 A second national effort aimed at gaining federal recognition of CPMs was spearheaded in 2009 by the Midwives and Mothers in Action (MAMA) Cam- paign, a collaborative effort by several professional organizations for midwives and "consumer" groups supporting midwives.3 Both of these campaigns have 2 Introduction drawn nationwide public attention to the recent efforts aimed at expanding women's reproductive rights to include access to midwifery care. (xlibx.info)
  • Recent scholarly and popular books have described midwifery as "a global feminist issue"4 and have positioned the right to birth where and with whom one chooses as a "basic reproductive right. (xlibx.info)
  • Speakers echoed Pope Francis's recent condemnation of " ideological colonization that tries to destroy the family," and framed reproductive rights advocacy in the Global South as the neocolonialist imposition of a uniquely Western value system, one perpetuating a "culture of death. (opendemocracy.net)
  • importance
  • Yet midwifery organizers-including those who identify as pro-choice and pro-life-have adopted the language of "rights" and "choice" to describe the importance of expanding women's maternity care options. (xlibx.info)
  • members
  • The panel addressed a mostly Caucasian audience of about 400, amongst which were members of several prominent family rights groups. (opendemocracy.net)
  • life
  • This year it partnered with conservative family rights organizations such as the Society for the Protection of Unborn Children and the Campaign Life Coalition in a series of side events at UNHQ. (opendemocracy.net)
  • At these events, pro-family rhetoric sidestepped traditional appeals to right to life in favour of a different approach. (opendemocracy.net)
  • woman's
  • sparking an intense debate over the competing rights of pharmacists to refuse to participate in something they consider repugnant and a woman's right to get medications her doctor has prescribed. (fairness.com)
  • During the second-wave era of the late 1960s and 1970s the tenets of the emerging group of anti-abortion feminists were rejected by mainstream feminists who held that for full participation in society, a woman's "moral and legal right to control her fertility" needed to be a fundamental principle. (wikipedia.org)
  • From 2009 to 2013, she worked as the UN representative for Brazil and Regional Programme Director of UN Women's Brazil & Southern Cone Office, and particularly engaged in issues related to race relations and woman's rights. (wikipedia.org)
  • Issues
  • Sensing, perhaps, that they are losing the public relations battle after Senate candidate Todd Akin 's forehead-slapping views on 'legitimate rape' and the female body's magical ability to guard against pregnancy, Republicans are trying now to focus on the 'real' issues of the economy and jobs, which play to businessman Mitt Romney 's strengths, rather than the 'side issue' of reproductive rights. (sun-sentinel.com)
  • In this narrative, reproductive freedom is relevant only to special interest groups and liberals anxious to draw attention away from the 'real' issues facing our nation. (sun-sentinel.com)
  • But, as almost any woman could tell you, the Republican narrative splitting reproductive issues from the 'real' issues of jobs and the economy does not square with the actual lives of women. (sun-sentinel.com)
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  • One out of every nine U.S. hospital beds is in a Catholic hospital, governed by a document that guides various medical practices, including reproductive health issues. (solidarity-us.org)
  • Issues related to reproductive rights are some of the most vigorously contested rights' issues worldwide, regardless of the population's socioeconomic level, religion or culture. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Vatican replaced hundreds of progressive clergy and summarily repressed discussions of reproductive issues. (wikipedia.org)
  • Access to Safe Abortion Access to Contraceptives Abortion Rights Advocacy Youth Sexual and Reproductive Health Rights Sexual Rights WGNRR has facilitated several international campaigns on a wide range of issues including maternal mortality and morbidity, poverty, forced sterilization and the sexual and reproductive rights of youth. (wikipedia.org)
  • healthcare
  • Government must protect the right of all Americans-including employees of Catholic institutions-to make their own moral decisions about their healthcare. (mercurynews.com)
  • discrimination
  • The proposed non-discrimination act affirms that in California we respect everyone's right to make personal medical decisions, no matter their faith or place of employment, and that no one should risk their ability to support their family for choosing the care that is best for them. (mercurynews.com)
  • The Reproductive Health Non-Discrimination Act does not mandate that employers change their beliefs. (mercurynews.com)
  • The non-discrimination act shows that California is on the right side of this debate. (mercurynews.com)
  • We need to stem the tide, and the legislature can start by supporting the Reproductive Health Non-Discrimination Act. (mercurynews.com)
  • human
  • The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights held a hearing in the case of Paola del Rosario Guzmán Albarracín, an Ecuadorian teenager who was sexually abused repeatedly by her school's vice-principal for two years. (reproductiverights.org)
  • Reproductive rights began to develop as a subset of human rights at the United Nation's 1968 International Conference on Human Rights. (wikipedia.org)
  • The resulting non binding Proclamation of Teheran was the first international document to recognize one of these rights when it stated that: "Parents have a basic human right to determine freely and responsibly the number and the spacing of their children. (wikipedia.org)
  • Thus, while some of these rights have already been recognized in hard law, that is, in legally binding international human rights instruments, others have been mentioned only in non binding recommendations and, therefore, have at best the status of soft law in international law, while a further group is yet to be accepted by the international community and therefore remains at the level of advocacy. (wikipedia.org)
  • The U.S. State Department has removed the term "reproductive rights" from its annual human rights report, drawing praise from pro-life leaders who say that the phrase had become a thinly veiled reference to abortion. (catholicnewsagency.com)
  • Reproductive rights' has long been a euphemism for destroying human life in the womb," said Lila Rose, founder and president of the pro-life group Live Action. (catholicnewsagency.com)
  • Michael G. Kozak, a senior official with the Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor, said in a press briefing that the changes are "not a diminishment of women's rights or a desire to get away from it," but rather were done in order "to stop using a term that has several different meanings that are not all the ones we intend. (catholicnewsagency.com)
  • Kristan Hawkins, president of Students for Life of America, told CNA that she thinks the State Department was correct in making this change, and that abortion is an "inappropriate indicator of human rights. (catholicnewsagency.com)
  • 8. Can we bridge the artificially constructed gap between people who recognize abortion as an essential human right, and people who condemn the choice of abortion as irresponsible and uncaring? (ontheissuesmagazine.com)
  • The organization's stated mission is to "use the law to advance reproductive freedom as a fundamental human right that all governments are legally obligated to protect, respect, and fulfill. (wikipedia.org)
  • She taught human rights law at Bard College and Harvard Law School and was a visiting lecturer at Yale, Columbia, Rutgers, Case Western Reserve, and Harvard Universities. (wikipedia.org)
  • She also lectured and trained women leaders, judges, parliamentarians, and various UN bodies on implementing international human rights laws (such as CEDAW) and international humanitarian law, including women's rights to criminal accountability under Security Council Resolutions and by the International Criminal Court. (wikipedia.org)
  • California
  • Across California, employers have attempted to impose their religious beliefs on workers' private reproductive health decisions. (mercurynews.com)
  • Whatever happens at the federal level, we must make sure that California maintains its commitment to reproductive freedom. (mercurynews.com)
  • California court affirms gay parenting: Ruling sets responsibilities, rights of homosexual parents but spurs backlash by same-sex marriage opponents. (fairness.com)
  • QUOTE: In California, the bill updates the 1967 state law that made abortion legal, and it further expands abortion rights, including a first-of-its-kind provision allowing nurses and midwives to prescribe abortion drugs. (fairness.com)
  • Rebecca Reichmann Tavares, from Southern California, USA, has worked in the field of race relations and women's rights. (wikipedia.org)
  • responsibilities
  • This right was affirmed by the UN General Assembly in the 1969 Declaration on Social Progress and Development which states "The family as a basic unit of society and the natural environment for the growth and well-being of all its members, particularly children and youth, should be assisted and protected so that it may fully assume its responsibilities within the community. (wikipedia.org)
  • practices
  • It is about respecting an individual's right to follow their own conscience in religious beliefs and practices as well as in moral decision making. (mercurynews.com)
  • population
  • The issue of reproductive rights is frequently presented as being of vital importance in discussions and articles by population concern organizations such as Population Matters. (wikipedia.org)
  • During the Cold War, reproductive policies were directed at controlling overpopulation through technocratic regulatory mechanisms and vertical population control campaigns. (wikipedia.org)
  • WGNRR's support of the ICPD's inclusion of right to access of safe abortion was still tempered by its concern over the language and the fear of the misuse of such a document by proponents of coerced population control. (wikipedia.org)
  • She has coauthored with Sonia Correa, a book titled Population and Reproductive Rights. (wikipedia.org)
  • Constitution
  • The majority opinion of the court contended the 1991 Constitution, which recognizes life as a fundamental right (in article 11) and cites it as one of the founding principles in the constitutional preamble and article 2, recognized the "primacy and inviolability of life", excluding any possibility for abortion and allowing the legislator to penalize such acts. (wikipedia.org)
  • In addition, the Court said, if the Constitution gives couples the right to decide their number of children, this right could only be exercised prior to conception since conception creates a being which is existentially distinct from the mother. (wikipedia.org)
  • feminist
  • As Mother Jones ' Mariah Blake explained , "men's rights forums on sites like 4chan and Reddit are awash in misogyny and anti-feminist vitriol" -- a trend that has turned such sites into what Vox's Aja Romano called a "gateway drug" that leads people into the "alt-right. (mediamatters.org)
  • As democracy began to spread across the region, feminist movements gradually began to push for reproductive rights. (wikipedia.org)
  • Oaks has written that while Irish abortion opponents valorize child-bearing and are critical of the notion that women have "a right to an identity beyond motherhood", some, such as Breda O'Brien, founder of Feminists for Life Ireland, also offer feminist-inspired arguments that women's contributions to society are not limited to such functions. (wikipedia.org)
  • Anti-abortion feminist organizations do distinguish themselves as "pro-woman" organizations as opposed to "fetal rights" organizations. (wikipedia.org)
  • campaigns
  • This has made such communities hotbeds of racist commentary , misogyny , and politically motivated harassment campaigns , in addition to serving as fertile ground for those in the so-called "alt-right" or white nationalist movement. (mediamatters.org)
  • freedom
  • Reproductive health therefore implies that people are able to have a satisfying and safe sex life and that they have the capability to reproduce and the freedom to decide if, when and how often to do so. (wikipedia.org)
  • PRESS RELEASE
  • Operation Rescue initially signaled that they'd been "red-pilled" -- a term popularized by the "alt-right" to refer to an ideological conversion to "seeing the world as it really is" -- in a January 7 press release , in which the group signal-boosted a series of posts from a far-right community on 8chan. (mediamatters.org)
  • governments
  • The non-binding Programme of Action asserted that governments have a responsibility to meet individuals' reproductive needs, rather than demographic targets. (wikipedia.org)
  • groups
  • Having failed to gain a respected position within mainstream feminism, anti-abortion feminists aligned themselves with other anti-abortion and right to life groups. (wikipedia.org)
  • The PSN quickly grew and attracted many new progressive student activist groups motivated to protest against the shift to the right in U.S. politics when Ronald Reagan was elected president in 1980. (wikipedia.org)
  • family
  • Exercising your individual conscience and making the best reproductive health decisions for yourself and your family shouldn't put your livelihood at risk. (mercurynews.com)
  • It recommended that family planning services be provided in the context of other reproductive health services, including services for healthy and safe childbirth, care for sexually transmitted infections, and post-abortion care. (wikipedia.org)
  • individuals
  • But we cannot enjoy the same rights as other individuals - called men - without the ability to control when and if we bear children, and without the medical care that makes that possible. (sun-sentinel.com)
  • Without that control over our own bodies, we are no longer genuine rights-bearing individuals - which surely a party that purports to celebrate individualism as strongly as the Republican Party should understand. (sun-sentinel.com)
  • couples
  • They did this because they recognized the cost savings associated with the timely diagnosis and treatment for the disease of infertility, which inflicts 1 in 5 couples of reproductive age. (empowher.com)
  • rise
  • 2 Despite the dramatic rise in births, the reproductive health of Latinas is largely understudied in North Carolina. (ncdcr.gov)
  • According to Dr. Chris Johnson , a professor of pediatrics at the University of Texas Health Sciences Center at San Antonio and co-chair of the American Academy of Pediatrics Autism Expert Panel there may be a chance we're seeing a true rise, but right now he doesn't think anybody can answer that question for sure. (blogspot.com)
  • front
  • TPR motifs that are arranged one in front of another create a right-handed helical structure with an amphipathic channel which could possibly accommodate the complementary region of a target protein. (wikipedia.org)