Alicia Ely Yamin

Harvard University - Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Biotechnology, and Bioethics

23 Everett Street

Cambridge, MA 02155

United States

Harvard University - Harvard Law School

1563 Massachusetts Avenue

Cambridge, MA 02138

United States

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Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI) - Center on Law and Social Transformation

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SCHOLARLY PAPERS

46

DOWNLOADS

372

SSRN CITATIONS

1

CROSSREF CITATIONS

8

Scholarly Papers (46)

1.

Toward Transformative Accountability: A Proposal for Rights-Based Approaches to Maternal Health in the MDGs and Beyond

Sur - International Journal on Human Rights, Vol. 7, No. 12, p. 95, June 2010
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 18 Dec 2010
Alicia Ely Yamin
Harvard University - Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Biotechnology, and Bioethics
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Maternal Health, Right to Health, Rights-Based Approach (RBA), Accountability, Millennium Development Goals (MDGs)

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Right to Health Litigation and HIV/AIDS Policy

Journal of Law, Medicine and Ethics, Vol. 39, p. 81, Spring 2011
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 26 Dec 2011
Benjamin Mason Meier and Alicia Ely Yamin
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Harvard University - Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Biotechnology, and Bioethics
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HIV/AIDS, human rights, health litigation, global health policy

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Realizing the Right to Health Through a Framework Convention on Global Health?

Health and Human Rights, Vol. 15, pp. 1-4, 2013, Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 13-060
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 22 Jun 2013
Georgetown University Law Center - O'Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law, SAHAYOG, Harvard University - Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Biotechnology, and Bioethics and Georgetown University - Law Center - O'Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law
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global health, health inequalities, global health governance, global health priorities, international health responsibilities

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The Stellenbosch Consensus on the International Legal Obligation to Collaborate and Assist in Addressing Pandemics: Clarifying Article 44 of the International Health Regulations

International Organizations Law Review (2020), DOI No: 10.1163/15723747-2020024
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 19 Dec 2020 Last Revised: 08 Jan 2021
York University, York University, University of Geneva - Graduate Institute, Geneva (IHEID), University of Cambridge, University of Cape Town (UCT) - Faculty of Law, University of Geneva, Keele University, Staffordshire, United Kingdom, University of Toronto, Georgetown University - Law Center - O'Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law, York University - Osgoode Hall Law School, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, University of Salerno, Institute of Tropical Medicine (ITM), University of Warwick, University of Washington - School of Law and Harvard University - Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Biotechnology, and Bioethics
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Vienna Convention on the Law of Treaties; treaty interpretation; international health regulations; international organizations; World Health Organization; international duty to assist; global health governance; international human rights law

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The Stellenbosch Consensus on Legal National Responses to Public Health Risks

International Organizations Law Review (2020)
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 14 Dec 2020
York University - Osgoode Hall Law School, York University, University of Geneva - Graduate Institute, Geneva (IHEID), University of Cambridge, University of Cape Town (UCT) - Faculty of Law, York University, University of Geneva, Keele University, Staffordshire, United Kingdom, University of Toronto, Georgetown University - Law Center - O'Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, University of Salerno, Institute of Tropical Medicine (ITM), University of Warwick, University of Washington - School of Law and Harvard University - Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Biotechnology, and Bioethics
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Vienna Convention on the Law of Treaties, International Health Regulations, international organizations, World Health Organization, global health law, pandemics, travel bans, trade restrictions

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A Long and Winding Road: The Evolution of Applying Human Rights Frameworks to Health

Georgetown Journal of International Law, Vol. 49, 191-237 (2018)
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 14 Jan 2021
Alicia Ely Yamin and Andrés Constantin
Harvard University - Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Biotechnology, and Bioethics and Georgetown University - The O'Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law
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Solidarity in the Wake of COVID-19: Reimagining the International Health Regulations

The Lancet, 396(10244), 82-83
Number of pages: 2 Posted: 25 Feb 2021
University of Washington - School of Law, York University - Osgoode Hall Law School, University of Geneva - Graduate Institute, Geneva (IHEID), University of Geneva, Keele University, Staffordshire, United Kingdom, Georgetown University - Law Center - O'Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Georgetown University - The O'Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law, Max Planck Society for the Advancement of the Sciences - Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law, Harvard University - Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Biotechnology, and Bioethics, University of Cape Town (UCT) - Faculty of Law, University of Toronto, Institute of Tropical Medicine (ITM), University of Warwick and York University
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Democracy and Health: Situating Health Rights within a Republic of Reasons

Yale Journal of Health Policy, Law, and Ethics, Vol. 19, No. 2, 2020
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 23 Feb 2021
Alicia Ely Yamin and Tara Boghosian
Harvard University - Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Biotechnology, and Bioethics and Harvard Law School
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A Crisis of Accountability for Women’s, Children’s, and Adolescents’ Health

The Lancet, 396(10246), 222-224
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 23 Feb 2021
African Leaders Malaria Alliance (ALMA), Harvard University - Harvard Medical School, Yale University - Yale Center for International and Area Studies, International Planned Parenthood Federation(IPPF), CK Consultancy, Geneva Centre for Security Policy (GCSP), David Tvildiani Medical University, Public Health Foundation of India, Harvard University - Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Biotechnology, and Bioethics and World Health Organization
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Universal Health Coverage, Priority Setting, and the Human Right to Health

The Lancet, vol. 390, issue 10095, p. 712-14, 2017. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(17)30931-5.
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 12 Feb 2021
University College London, Glasgow Caledonian University, King's College London - The Dickson Poon School of Law, University College London, Johns Hopkins University - Berman Institute of Bioethics, King’s College School of Medicine, University of Bergen, University College London, King's College London, King’s College London, London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE), Getulio Vargas Foundation (FGV) - Fundação Getulio Vargas Law School at São Paulo, University College London - Department of Political Science, University College London, Harvard University - Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Biotechnology, and Bioethics and University of Essex
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universal health coverage

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Do not violate the International Health Regulations during the COVID-19 outbreak

The Lancet, 395(10225), 664-666
Number of pages: 3
York University - Osgoode Hall Law School, University of Geneva - Graduate Institute, Geneva (IHEID), University of Cambridge, University of Cape Town (UCT) - Faculty of Law, York University, University of Geneva, Keele University, Staffordshire, United Kingdom, University of Toronto, Georgetown University - Law Center - O'Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, University of Salerno, Institute of Tropical Medicine (ITM), University of Warwick, University of Washington - School of Law, Harvard University - Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Biotechnology, and Bioethics and York University
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Behind the Drama: The Roles of Transnational Actors in Legal Mobilization Over Sexual and Reproductive Rights

Georgetown Journal of Gender and the Law, Vol. 19, No. 533, 2018
Number of pages: 38
Alicia Ely Yamin, Neil Datta and Ximena Andión Ibañez
Harvard University - Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Biotechnology, and Bioethics, European Union - European Parliamentary Forum on Population and Development and Instituto de Liderazgo Simone de Beauvoir
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Solidarity and Universal Preparedness for Health after COVID-19

bmj 372
Posted: 24 Feb 2021
Karolinska Institutet, The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, University of Oslo - Institute of Basic Medical Sciences, Karolinska Institutet, BRAC University, BRAC James P Grant School of Public Health and Harvard University - Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Biotechnology, and Bioethics

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A Wake-Up Call in Our Upside-Down World: Three Starting-Points for Advancing Health Rights and Social Justice in a Post-Pandemic Future

Journal of Human Rights Practice, 12(2), 260-267 (2020)
Posted: 24 Feb 2021
Alicia Ely Yamin
Harvard University - Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Biotechnology, and Bioethics

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The Legal Determinants of Health: Harnessing the Power of Law for Global Health and Sustainable Development

The Lancet Commissions, Vol. 393, Issue 10183, 1857-1910, 2019 DOI: 10.1016/S0140-6736(19)30233-8
Posted: 14 Sep 2020
Georgetown University - Law Center - O'Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law, Georgetown University Law Center, The University of Sydney Law School, Georgetown University Law Center, Georgetown University Law Center - O'Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law, O'Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law, World Health Organization - Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean, Ministry of Health of Rwanda - Harvard Medical School - Darmouth College, Geisel School of Medicine, University of Geneva - Graduate Institute, Geneva (IHEID), Harvard University - T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Institute of Tropical Medicine (ITM), Sabin Vaccine Institute - Global Network for Neglected Tropical Diseases, National University of Colombia - Justicia y Sociedad (Dejusticia) and Harvard University - Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Biotechnology, and Bioethics

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global health, health professionals, sustainable development, health law, health institutions

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Embedding Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights in a Transformational Development Framework: Lessons Learned from the MDG Targets and Indicators

Reproductive Health Matters, Vol. 21, No. 2, November 2013, pp 74-85
Posted: 11 Feb 2014
Alicia Ely Yamin and Vanessa Boulanger
Harvard University - Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Biotechnology, and Bioethics and FXB Center for Health and Human Rights, Harvard University, Boston MA, USA

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Millennium Development Goals, reproductive and sexual health, human rights, human development, health policy and programmes

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Realizing Universal Health Coverage in East Africa: The Relevance of Human Rights

BMC International Health and Human Rights, 17(1), 1-10
Number of pages: 10
Alicia Ely Yamin and Allan A. Maleche
Harvard University - Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Biotechnology, and Bioethics and Kenya Legal and Ethical Issues Network
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Universal Health Coverage, East Africa, Human rights, Health systems, Fair financing, Priority-setting, Accountability, Participation

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Taking the Right to Health Seriously: Implications for Courts and Health Systems

Human Rights Quarterly, 39(2):341-368
Alicia Ely Yamin
Harvard University - Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Biotechnology, and Bioethics

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The impacts of maternal mortality and cause of death on children’s risk of dying in rural South Africa: evidence from a population based surveillance study (1992-2013)

Reproductive health, 12(1), 1-9
Number of pages: 9
The Australian National University, University College London - Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Colorado at Boulder - Institute of Behavioral Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand and Harvard University - Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Biotechnology, and Bioethics
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Implementing a Circle of Accountability: A Framework for Judiciaries in Enforcing Health-Related Rights

Journal of Human Rights, 14(3), 312-331
Alicia Ely Yamin and Fiona Lander
Harvard University - Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Biotechnology, and Bioethics and Harvard University

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Narratives of Essentialism and Exceptionalism: The Challenges and Possibilities of Using Human Rights to Improve Access to Safe Abortion

Health and Human Rights, 19(1), 1
Alicia Ely Yamin and Paola Bergallo
Harvard University - Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Biotechnology, and Bioethics and Universidad Torcuato Di Tella - School of Law

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Struggle and Resistance: Using International Bodies to Advance Sexual and Reproductive Rights in Peru

Berkeley Journal of Gender, Law & Justice, Vol. 33, 2018
Number of pages: 33
Camila Gianella and Alicia Ely Yamin
University of Bergen - Department of Comparative Politics and Harvard University - Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Biotechnology, and Bioethics
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Universal health coverage provisions for women, children and adolescents

Bulletin of the World Health Organization, 98(2), 79-79A
Number of pages: 2
Elizabeth Mason, Gita Sen and Alicia Ely Yamin
Harvard University - Harvard Medical School, Public Health Foundation of India and Harvard University - Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Biotechnology, and Bioethics
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The Right to Health in Latin America: The Challenges of Constructing Fair Limits

University of Pennsylvania Journal of International Law, Vol. 49, No. 3, 2018
Number of pages: 40
Alicia Ely Yamin
Harvard University - Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Biotechnology, and Bioethics
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Power, Politics and Knowledge Claims: Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights in the SDG Era

Global policy, 10, 52-60
Alicia Ely Yamin
Harvard University - Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Biotechnology, and Bioethics

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The Power (and Weakness) of Numbers: What the MDGs Left Out

Development Today 14, 14-15 (2015)
Alicia Ely Yamin
Harvard University - Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Biotechnology, and Bioethics

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Implementing international human rights recommendations to improve obstetric care in Brazil

International Journal of Gynecology & Obstetrics, 143(1), 114-120
Alicia Ely Yamin, Beatriz Galli and Sandra Valongueiro Alves
Harvard University - Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Biotechnology, and Bioethics, IPAS USA and Federal University, Recife

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Taking Equality Seriously: Applying Human Rights Frameworks to Priority Setting in Health

Human Rights Quarterly, Volume 36, Number 2, May 2014, pp. 296-324
Alicia Ely Yamin and Ole Frithjof Norheim
Harvard University - Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Biotechnology, and Bioethics and University of Bergen

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Tracing Shadows: How Gendered Power Relations Shape the Impacts of Maternal Death on Living Children in Sub Saharan Africa

Social Science & Medicine, 135, 143-150
Number of pages: 8
Harvard University - Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Biotechnology, and Bioethics, Partners in Health, affiliation not provided to SSRN, Addis Ababa University - School of Public Health, Harvard University - FXB Center for Health and Human Rights and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Making the Case: What is the Evidence of Impact of Applying Human Rights-Based Approaches to Health?

Health and Human Rights Journal, Vol. 17(2)
Number of pages: 10
Paul Hunt, Alicia Ely Yamin and Flavia Bustreo
University of Essex - Human Rights Centre, Harvard University - Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Biotechnology, and Bioethics and World Bank
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Unique challenges for health equity in Latin America: situating the roles of priority-setting and judicial enforcement

International Journal for Equity in Health, 18(1), 1-4
Number of pages: 4
Alicia Ely Yamin, Andres Pichon-Riviere and Paola Bergallo
Harvard University - Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Biotechnology, and Bioethics, University of Buenos Aires and Universidad Torcuato Di Tella - School of Law
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Why accountability matters for universal health coverage and meeting the SDGs

The Lancet, 393(10176), 1082-1084
Alicia Ely Yamin and Elizabeth Mason
Harvard University - Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Biotechnology, and Bioethics and Harvard University - Harvard Medical School

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Applying human rights to maternal health: UN Technical Guidance on rights-based approaches

International Journal of Gynecology & Obstetrics, 121(2), 190-193
Number of pages: 4
Alicia Ely Yamin
Harvard University - Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Biotechnology, and Bioethics
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Judicial Protection of the Right to Health in Colombia: From Social Demands to Individual Claims to Public Debates

Hastings Int'l & Comp. L. Rev., 33, 431
Number of pages: 31
Alicia Ely Yamin and Oscar Parra-Vera
Harvard University - Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Biotechnology, and Bioethics and Organization of American States - Inter-American Court of Human Rights
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Struggles for Human Rights in Health in an Age of Neoliberalism: From Civil Disobedience to Epistemic Disobedience

Journal of Human Rights Practice, 11, 2019, 357–372
Alicia Ely Yamin
Harvard University - Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Biotechnology, and Bioethics

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biomedical paradigm, human rights-based approach to health, neoliberalism, political economy, right to health, Sustainable Development Goals

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Progressive Realisation of Universal Health Coverage: What Are the Required Processes and Evidence?

BMJ global health, 2(3)
Number of pages: 7
Radboud Institute for Health Sciences, Radboud University Medical Center, Nijmegen, The Netherlands, Radboud Institute for Health Sciences, Radboud University Medical Center, Nijmegen, The Netherlands, Radboud Institute for Health Sciences, Radboud University Medical Center, Nijmegen, The Netherlands, Radboud Institute for Health Sciences, Radboud University Medical Center, Nijmegen, The Netherlands, Harvard University - Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Biotechnology, and Bioethics and University of Bergen
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Promoting Equity in Health: What Role for the Courts?

Health and Human Rights Journal, Vol. 16(2)
Number of pages: 9
Alicia Ely Yamin
Harvard University - Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Biotechnology, and Bioethics
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“Without a Mother”: Qualitative Findings about the Impacts of Maternal Mortality on Families in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Reproductive health, 12(1), 1-11
Number of pages: 11
Lucia Knight and Alicia Ely Yamin
affiliation not provided to SSRN and Harvard University - Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Biotechnology, and Bioethics
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Human Rights-Based Approaches to Health in Latin America

The Lancet, 385(9975), e26-e29
Alicia Ely Yamin and Ariel Frisancho
Harvard University - Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Biotechnology, and Bioethics and International Initiative on Maternal Mortality and Human Rights

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Counting What We Know; Knowing What to Count: Sexual and Reproductive Rights, Maternal Health, and the Millennium Development Goals

Nordic J. Hum. Rts., 30, 350
Alicia Ely Yamin and Kathyrn Falb
Harvard University - Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Biotechnology, and Bioethics and Harvard University - FXB Center for Health and Human Rights

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Compounded Injustice and Cautionary Notes for Progress in the Sustainable Development Era: Considering the Case of Sterilization of Women Living with HIV

Harvard Journal of Law & Gender, 41, 395
Number of pages: 34
Alicia Ely Yamin and Corey Prachniak-Rincon
Harvard University - Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Biotechnology, and Bioethics and Harvard University
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Why Global Goals and Indicators Matter: The Experience of Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights in the Millennium Development Goals

Journal of Human Development and Capabilities, 15(2-3), 218-231
Alicia Ely Yamin and Vanessa Boulanger
Harvard University - Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Biotechnology, and Bioethics and FXB Center for Health and Human Rights, Harvard University, Boston MA, USA

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From Ideals to Tools: Applying Human Rights to Maternal Health

PLoS Med, 10(11), e1001546
Number of pages: 4
Alicia Ely Yamin
Harvard University - Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Biotechnology, and Bioethics
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“Woman” in the European Human Rights System: How is the Reproductive Rights Jurisprudence of the European Court of Human Rights Constructing Narratives of Women’s Citizenship?

Columbia Journal of Gender and Law, Vol. 32, No. 1, 2016
Number of pages: 34
Alicia Ely Yamin and Liiri Oja
Harvard University - Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Biotechnology, and Bioethics and European University Institute
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Between Insurrectional Discourse and Operational Guidance: Challenges and Dilemmas in Implementing Human Rights-Based Approaches to Health

Journal of Human Rights Practice, 6(3), 451-485
Alicia Ely Yamin and Rebecca Cantor
Harvard University - Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Biotechnology, and Bioethics and Harvard University - FXB Center for Health and Human Rights

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Adjudicating Health-Related Rights: Proposed Considerations for the United Nations Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, and Other International Tribunals

Chicago Journal of International Law, Vol. 17, No. 1, 2016
Number of pages: 42
Alicia Ely Yamin and Angela Duger
Harvard University - Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Biotechnology, and Bioethics and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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