Posts Tagged: Chile

Zúñiga-Fajuri, Alejandra. “Human Rights and the Right to Abortion in Latin America.” Ciência & Saúde Coletiva 19 (2014): 841-846.

Annotation: In this article, Alejandra Zúñiga-Fajuri argues that there is a disconnect between how we view pregnant women and human rights, especially in Latin America. That once women become pregnant, they lose their human rights and are forced to surrender

Zúñiga-Fajuri, Alejandra. “Human Rights and the Right to Abortion in Latin America.” Ciência & Saúde Coletiva 19 (2014): 841-846.

Annotation: In this article, Alejandra Zúñiga-Fajuri argues that there is a disconnect between how we view pregnant women and human rights, especially in Latin America. That once women become pregnant, they lose their human rights and are forced to surrender

Michel, Verónica, and Kathryn Sikkink. “Human Rights Prosecutions and the Participation Rights of Victims in Latin America.”Law & Society Review 47, no. 4 (2013): 873-907. http://www.jstor.org/stable/43670362

The authors of this article suggest, and provide evidence, that the presence of legal participation rights within Latin American judicial systems assist in individual criminal accountability of domestic human rights violations. They believe that participation rights, knows as private prosecution

Michel, Verónica, and Kathryn Sikkink. “Human Rights Prosecutions and the Participation Rights of Victims in Latin America.”Law & Society Review 47, no. 4 (2013): 873-907. http://www.jstor.org/stable/43670362

The authors of this article suggest, and provide evidence, that the presence of legal participation rights within Latin American judicial systems assist in individual criminal accountability of domestic human rights violations. They believe that participation rights, knows as private prosecution

LGBT Rights in Latin America: Progress and Resistance

Samantha Aguilar, Cassandra Ginnis, Lukas Mcgregor In an effort to take the temperature of LGBTI rights in Latin America, we have undertaken a sociopolitical analysis of those areas in the region, which have been late in arriving to questions of

LGBT Rights in Latin America: Progress and Resistance

Samantha Aguilar, Cassandra Ginnis, Lukas Mcgregor In an effort to take the temperature of LGBTI rights in Latin America, we have undertaken a sociopolitical analysis of those areas in the region, which have been late in arriving to questions of

Holy Politics: Exploring Catholicism, Dictatorship and Women’s Rights in Chile

A Brief Introduction Chile, a country that prides itself on their democracy and vibrant economy has tried to move past the dark history that brings to mind stories of torture and violence. For almost two decade Chile suffered a period

Holy Politics: Exploring Catholicism, Dictatorship and Women’s Rights in Chile

A Brief Introduction Chile, a country that prides itself on their democracy and vibrant economy has tried to move past the dark history that brings to mind stories of torture and violence. For almost two decade Chile suffered a period

Casas, Lidia. “Invoking Conscientious Objection in Reproductive Health Care: Evolving Issues in Peru, Mexico and Chile.” Reproductive Health Matters November 2009: 78-87. accessed 11 May 2015.

A medical provider may invoke a legal provision called “conscientious objection” if they, the health care provider, does not agree to the procedure being performed and can be extended to include such things as dispensing birth control and other medication.

Casas, Lidia. “Invoking Conscientious Objection in Reproductive Health Care: Evolving Issues in Peru, Mexico and Chile.” Reproductive Health Matters November 2009: 78-87. accessed 11 May 2015.

A medical provider may invoke a legal provision called “conscientious objection” if they, the health care provider, does not agree to the procedure being performed and can be extended to include such things as dispensing birth control and other medication.

Nair, Pooja. “Litigating against the Forced Sterilization of HIV-Positive Women: Recent Developments in Chile and Namibia.” Harvard Human Rights Journal 23, no. 1 (Spring2010 2010): 223-231. Academic Search Complete, EBSCOhost (accessed April 17, 2015).

This article discusses the forced sterilization of women in Chile and Namibia who are HIV positive. The sterilizations are used to prevent the spread of the disease from mothers who are infected. The author argues that while the use of

Nair, Pooja. “Litigating against the Forced Sterilization of HIV-Positive Women: Recent Developments in Chile and Namibia.” Harvard Human Rights Journal 23, no. 1 (Spring2010 2010): 223-231. Academic Search Complete, EBSCOhost (accessed April 17, 2015).

This article discusses the forced sterilization of women in Chile and Namibia who are HIV positive. The sterilizations are used to prevent the spread of the disease from mothers who are infected. The author argues that while the use of

Michel, Verònica and Sikkink, Kathryn. “Human Rights Prosecutions and the Participation Rights of Victims in Latin America.” Law & Society Review, 47:4 (April 2013): 873-907.

In Verònica Michel and Kathryn Sikkink’s article, “Human Rights Prosecutions and the Participation Rights of Victims in Latin  America”, they argue that participation rights have been fundamental in creating a legal framework that allows a government’s civil society to seek

Michel, Verònica and Sikkink, Kathryn. “Human Rights Prosecutions and the Participation Rights of Victims in Latin America.” Law & Society Review, 47:4 (April 2013): 873-907.

In Verònica Michel and Kathryn Sikkink’s article, “Human Rights Prosecutions and the Participation Rights of Victims in Latin  America”, they argue that participation rights have been fundamental in creating a legal framework that allows a government’s civil society to seek