Reproductive Health and Human Rights

Reproductive Health and Human Rights assesses the past fifteen years of international efforts aimed at improving health, alleviating poverty, diminishing gender inequality, and promoting human rights.

Reproductive Health and Human Rights
The Way Forward

Laura Reichenbach and Mindy Jane Roseman, Editors

2009 | 304 pages | Cloth $75.00 | Paper $29.95
Public Policy | Women's Studies/Gender Studies
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Table of Contents

Preface

PART I: GLOBAL AGENDAS AND POPULATION AND DEVELOPMENT PERSPECTIVES
1. Global Reproductive Health and Rights: Reflecting on ICPD
—Mindy Jane Roseman and Laura Reichenbach
2. The Global Reproductive Health and Rights Agenda: Opportunities and Challenges for the Future
—Laura Reichenbach
3. The Conundrum of Population and Reproductive Health Programs in the Early Twenty-First Century
—George Zeidenstein
4. Population, Poverty Reduction, and the Cairo Agenda
—David E. Bloom and David Canning
5. Mobilizing Resources for Reproductive Health
—Tom W. Merrick
6. Measuring Reproductive Health: From Contraceptive Prevalence to Human Development Indicators
—Joan Kaufman

PART II: HUMAN RIGHTS REALIZATIONS
7. Bearing Human Rights: Maternal Health and the Promise of ICPD
—Mindy Jane Roseman
8. Advocacy Strategies for Young People's Sexual and Reproductive Health: Using UN Processes
—Bonnie Shepard
9. Approaches to Sexual and Reproductive Health and HIV Policies and Programs: Synergies and Disconnects
—Sofia Gruskin
10. Technology, Reproductive Health, and the Cairo Consensus
—Kelly Blanchard
11. The Cairo "Compromise" on Abortion and Its Consequences for Making Abortion Safe and Legal
—Marge Berer

PART III: CHALLENGES TO INSTITUTIONALIZING REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH AND RIGHTS
12. Advocacy for Sexuality and Women's Rights: Continuities, Discontinuities, and Strategies Since ICPD
—Françoise Girard
13. Situating Reproductive Health Within the Academy
—Alaka Basu
14. The Political Limits of the United Nations in Advancing Reproductive Health and Rights
—Heidi Larson and Michael R. Reich
15. Examining Religion and Reproductive Health: Constructive Engagement for the Future
—Frances Kissling
16. Conclusion: Conceptual Successes and Operational Challenges to ICPD: Global Reproductive Health and Rights Moving Forward
—Rebecca Firestone, Laura Reichenbach, and Mindy Jane Roseman

Notes
Bibliography
List of Contributors
Index
Acknowledgments