Applying Human Rights to Sexuality and Sexual Health

Sound and Fury—Engaging with the Politics and the Law of Sexual Rights

The November issue of Reproductive Health Matters featured “Sexual Rights as Human Rights: A Guide to Authoritative Sources and Principles for Applying Human Rights to Sexuality and Sexual Health,” written by Professor Sofia Gruskin and co-authors. The guide seeks to provide insight and resources to actors interested in the development of rights claims around sexuality … Continue reading Applying Human Rights to Sexuality and Sexual Health

Incorporating Human Rights Principles in Health Programming

By Allison Smith-Estelle, Laura Ferguson and Sofia Gruskin, edited by Pam Bolton, published by Concern Worldwide.

Applying Human Rights-Based Approaches to Public Health: Lessons Learned from Maternal, Newborn and Child Health Programs

By Allison Smith-Estelle, Laura Ferguson and Sofia Gruskin, published in African Population Studies.

PMNCH Knowledge Summary #34 Operationalizing human rights in efforts to improve health

By Anhsu Banerjee, Chantal Baumgarten, Laura Ferguson, Jennifer Franz-Vasdeki, Sarah Galbraith-Emami, Elizabeth Gibbons, Kate Gilmore, Robin Gorna, Sofia Gruskin, Imma Guerras-Delgado, Ana Isabel Guerreiro, Vaibhav Gupta, Rachael Hinton, Paul Hunt, Frank Oberklaid, Lucinda O’Hanlon, Rajat Khosla, Shyama Kuruvilla, Thiago Luchesi, Tarek Meguid, Raul Mercer, Marcus Stahlhofer, Rebekah Thomas-Bosco, Mary-Nell Wagner, Alicia Ely Yamin, and Farouk Shamas Jiwa, published by The Partnership for Maternal, Newborn and Child Health (World Health Organization).

“Participation and human rights: impact on women’s and children’s health. What does the literature tell us?,” in Women’s and Children’s Health: Evidence of Impact of Human Rights

By Laura Ferguson and Emily Halliday, edited by Flavia Bustreo and Paul Hunt, published by the World Health Organization.

Antiretroviral Therapy Adherence Did Not Differ between Thai Children with Biological and Those with Nonbiological Parents

By Kelly Safreed-Harmon, Arida Siripong, Stephen J. Kerr, Sofia Gruskin, Chitsanu Pancharoen and Jintanat Ananworanich, published in Clinical Infectious Diseases.

Orphan Care in Botswana’s Working Households: Growing Responsibilities in the Absence of Adequate Support

By Candace M. Miller, Sofia Gruskin, S. V. Subramanian, Divya Rajaraman and Jody Heymann, published in the American Journal of Public Health.