Social Movements, Sexual Rights, and Reproductive Rights: #MeToo in Global Context

The USC Law & Global Health Collaboration hosted Pardis Mahdavi, acting dean of the Josef Korbel School of International Studies at the University of Denver, for her talk: "Social Movements, Sexual Rights, and Reproductive Rights: #meToo in Global Context" March 5. Pardis MahdaviActing Dean of the Josef Korbel School of International Studies at the University of … Continue reading Social Movements, Sexual Rights, and Reproductive Rights: #MeToo in Global Context

Achieving Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights in Southern Africa

  The USC Law & Global Health Collaboration hosted Justice Oagile Bethuel Key Dingake Feb. 5, 2019, for his lecture, “Achieving Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights in Southern Africa." Justice Dingake highlighted some of the challenges in realizing sexual and reproductive health and rights in southern Africa, using case studies from Botswana, South Africa, and Swaziland. … Continue reading Achieving Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights in Southern Africa

The politics of an evidence-based approach to realizing sexual and reproductive health and rights

A panel of experts presented on the politics of sexual and reproductive health and rights Dec. 6 at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. The event was part of the school's “16 days of activism against gender violence” lecture series and also celebrated the 25th anniversary of the journal Reproductive Health Matters, which … Continue reading The politics of an evidence-based approach to realizing sexual and reproductive health and rights

Missing in Action? The United States & the Global Struggle for Sexual Rights

The USC Law & Global Health Collaboration hosted Dennis Altman Jan. 30, 2019, for his lecture, "Missing in Action? The United States & the Global Struggle for Sexual Rights." Dennis AltmanProfessorial Fellow in Human Security, La Trobe UniversityAmbassador, Human Rights Law Centre Named one of the 100 most influential Australians by The Bulletin in 2006, Professor Dennis … Continue reading Missing in Action? The United States & the Global Struggle for Sexual Rights

Training in Malaysia connects health and human rights

In Malaysia, a course taught in conjunction with United Nations University in August 2018 drew 40 participants from research, policy, public health, law, NGOs and other domains to learn about the effectiveness, limits and possibilities of human rights interventions in advancing the highest attainable standard of health. The three-day International Institute for Global Health course in … Continue reading Training in Malaysia connects health and human rights

From Laws and Standards to Implementation of Interventions in Global Health: Human Rights in Praxis

The USC Law & Global Health Collaboration, as part of the 2018-2019 Global(HEALTH+LAW) Series, explored sexual and reproductive health and rights: a discussion of human rights policy and action led by Rajat Khosla, Senior Human Rights Officer at the United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights, on September 27, 2018 at USC. Rajat Khosla … Continue reading From Laws and Standards to Implementation of Interventions in Global Health: Human Rights in Praxis

“In transition: ensuring the sexual and reproductive health and rights of transgender populations.” A roundtable discussion

In transition: Ensuring the sexual and reproductive health and rights of transgender populations

by Sofia Gruskin, Avery Everhart, Diana Feliz Olivia, Stefan Baral, Sari L. Reisner, Eszter Kismödi, David Cruz, Cary Klemmer, Michael R Reich and Laura Ferguson, for Reproductive Health Matters.

2018 International AIDS Conference Roundup

The 22nd International AIDS Conference in Amsterdam focused on breaking barriers and building bridges in the HIV response, and highlighted the importance of rights-based approaches to more effectively reach key populations. Sofia Gruskin, director of the USC Institute for Global Health and Program on Global Health & Human Rights (GHHR), and Laura Ferguson, GHHR associate director, weighed in … Continue reading 2018 International AIDS Conference Roundup