Q&A: “Social Movements, Sexual Rights, and Reproductive Rights” with Pardis Mahdavi

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 a talk on "Social Movements, Sexual Rights, and Reproductive Rights: #MeToo in Global Context" March 5, 2019. In this Q&A learn about how she got involved in studying social … Continue reading Q&A: “Social Movements, Sexual Rights, and Reproductive Rights” with Pardis Mahdavi

Q&A: “The United States & the Global Struggle for Sexual Rights” with Dennis Altman

The USC Law & Global Health Collaboration hosted Dennis Altman, Professorial Fellow in Human Security at La Trobe University and ambassador for the Human Rights Law Centre, for a talk on "Missing in Action? The United States & the Global Struggle for Sexual Rights" Jan. 30, 2019. In this Q&A learn about his background in … Continue reading Q&A: “The United States & the Global Struggle for Sexual Rights” with Dennis Altman

Q&A: “Achieving Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights in Southern Africa” with Justice Oaguile Dingake

The USC Law & Global Health Collaboration hosted Justice Oagile Bethuel Key Dingake, Justices of the Supreme and National Courts of Papua New Guinea, for a talk on "Achieving Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights in Southern Africa" Feb. 5, 2019. In this Q&A learn about his work in Southern Africa, the challenges facing the … Continue reading Q&A: “Achieving Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights in Southern Africa” with Justice Oaguile Dingake

Is populism bad for women’s rights?

Experts reflected and speculated about women's rights and reproductive justice under the rule of populist leaders at a University of Geneva event May 17. Laura Ferguson, associate director of the USC Program on Global Health & Human Rights, delivered a talk at the as part of the panel, "Is Populism Bad for Women's Rights?" organized by Foraus … Continue reading Is populism bad for women’s rights?

Program on Global Health & Human Rights presents at Sexuality Policy Watch

SexPolitics: Mapping Key Trends and Tensions in the Early 21st Century”

Sexuality Policy Watch hosted a seminar/workshop, “SexPolitics: Mapping Key Trends and Tensions in the Early 21st Century,” in Durban, South Africa, July 13-15. The USC Program on Global Health & Human Rights (GHHR) joined 35 researchers and activists from across the globe to share perspectives on the transformation of the sexuality politics landscape since 2002, the year … Continue reading Program on Global Health & Human Rights presents at Sexuality Policy Watch

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

Reproductive Health Matters: Sexuality, sexual politics and sexual rights

For a short time, articles from Reproductive Health Matters' issue on sexuality, sexual politics and sexual rights are available to download for free. USC Program on Global Health & Human Rights Director Sofia Gruskin co-authored several features on sexual rights. View the full text below: "Sound and Fury – engaging with the politics and the law … Continue reading Reproductive Health Matters: Sexuality, sexual politics and sexual rights

Sexual rights as human rights: a guide to authoritative sources and principles for applying human rights to sexuality and sexual health

By Alice M. Miller, Eszter Kismödi, Jane Cottingham and Sofia Gruskin, published in Reproductive Health Matters.