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

Salazar, Guadalupe. “Second Class Citizens in the Making: The Rights of Street Children in Chile.” Latin American Perspectives 35, no. 4 (July 2008): 30-44

In his article “Second-Class Citizens in the Making: The Rights of Street Children in Chile,” Guadalupe Salazar examines the ways in which children in Chile are perceived and treated in the social, cultural, and political spheres due to their social

Salazar, Guadalupe. “Second Class Citizens in the Making: The Rights of Street Children in Chile.” Latin American Perspectives 35, no. 4 (July 2008): 30-44

In his article “Second-Class Citizens in the Making: The Rights of Street Children in Chile,” Guadalupe Salazar examines the ways in which children in Chile are perceived and treated in the social, cultural, and political spheres due to their social

Escalante, J., Guzmán, N., Rebolledo, J., & Vega, P. “Los Crímenes que Estrmecieron a Chile”. Santiago de Chile: Ceibo Ediciones, 2014.

  Los Crímenes que Estremecieron a Chile or “The Crimes that Shook Chile” is a recount of Chilean history through the use of personal stories and articles originally covered by the newspaper “La Nación”. The publication begins with a farewell

Escalante, J., Guzmán, N., Rebolledo, J., & Vega, P. “Los Crímenes que Estrmecieron a Chile”. Santiago de Chile: Ceibo Ediciones, 2014.

  Los Crímenes que Estremecieron a Chile or “The Crimes that Shook Chile” is a recount of Chilean history through the use of personal stories and articles originally covered by the newspaper “La Nación”. The publication begins with a farewell

Thomas Coleman, “Who Owns the Water? An Analysis of Water Conflicts in Latin American and Modern Water Law,” intersections 12, no. 2 (2012): 1-19.

In this journal, Thomas Coleman discusses three different case studies on water conflicts between people and corporations in Latin America. Using examples from Argentina, Bolivia, and Chile, Coleman explains how corporations encourage governments to privatize. The privatization of water has

Thomas Coleman, “Who Owns the Water? An Analysis of Water Conflicts in Latin American and Modern Water Law,” intersections 12, no. 2 (2012): 1-19.

In this journal, Thomas Coleman discusses three different case studies on water conflicts between people and corporations in Latin America. Using examples from Argentina, Bolivia, and Chile, Coleman explains how corporations encourage governments to privatize. The privatization of water has

Dignity Denied: Violation of Rights of HIV Positive Women in Chilean Health Facilities Center for Reproductive Rights (2010) Accessed April 15, 2015

Women who are HIV Positive are sterilized to prevent the births of HIV positive children. This report outlines many factors that contribute to the multiple risks that women in Chile face due to structural barriers in cultural and social undercurrents

Dignity Denied: Violation of Rights of HIV Positive Women in Chilean Health Facilities Center for Reproductive Rights (2010) Accessed April 15, 2015

Women who are HIV Positive are sterilized to prevent the births of HIV positive children. This report outlines many factors that contribute to the multiple risks that women in Chile face due to structural barriers in cultural and social undercurrents

Against Her Will: Forced and Coerced Sterilization of Women Worldwide (chile)

Forced sterilization occurs when the individual is sterilized without their consent or the ability to provide consent. Unlike forced sterilization, coerced sterilization occurs when incentives, misinformation or intimidation tactics compel an individual to undergo the procedure, therefore the are given

Against Her Will: Forced and Coerced Sterilization of Women Worldwide (chile)

Forced sterilization occurs when the individual is sterilized without their consent or the ability to provide consent. Unlike forced sterilization, coerced sterilization occurs when incentives, misinformation or intimidation tactics compel an individual to undergo the procedure, therefore the are given