Quarterly Columns and Symposium Contribution on Legal and Ethical Issues

International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics

Editors: R.J. Cook and B.M. Dickens

 

 Forthcoming

80.  “Mandatory waiting periods and biased abortion counseling in Central and Eastern Europe,” by Leah Hoctor and Adriana Lamačková, International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics, forthcoming.

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79. "Access to safe abortion in Uganda: Leveraging Opportunities through the Harm Reduction Model” by Moses Mulumba, Charles Kiggundu, Jacqueline Nassimbwa and Noor Musisi Nakibuuka, International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics 138 (August 2017): 231–236. doi:10.1002/ijgo.12190   PDF temporarily online for 12 months Submitted text  online at SSRN.

78. "Accountability for Maternal Healthcare Services in Nigeria," by Onyema Afulukwe, International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics 137.2(May 2017) 220-226.  PDF temporarily online for 12 months   Submitted text online at SSRN.

77.   “Zika Infection in Brazil and Human Rights Obligations,” by  Debora Diniz, Sinara Gumieri, Beatriz Galli Bevilacqua, Rebecca J. Cook and Bernard M. Dickens, International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics 136.1 (Jan. 2017) 105-110.
PDF temporarily online through Wiley Online Library for 12 months.      Submitted text online at SSRN.    
Spanish translation forthcoming in Boletin FLASOG.     Portuguese translation forthcoming in Revista Un.B Direito

76.  "Constitutional Developments in Latin American abortion law," by Paola Bergallo and Agustina Ramón Michel, International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics 135 (2016) 228–231.

75.  "The Use and Disposal of Stored Embryos," by Bernard M. Dickens,  International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics 134 (2016) 114–117.

74.  "Legal and Ethical Issues of Uterus Transplantation," by  Bernard M. Dickens, International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics 133.1(2016): 125-128. 

73.  “Enhancing the role of health professionals in the advancement of adolescent sexual health and rights in Africa” by Godfrey Kangaude,  International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics 132 (2016) 105–108

72.   "Patients' Refusal of Recommended Treatment," by Bernard M. Dickens and Rebecca Cook, International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics 131 (2015) 105–108. 

71.  A new surgical technique for hymenoplasty: A solution, but for which problem?” editorial by Dorothy Shaw and Bernard M. Dickens, International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics 130 (2015) 1–2.

70.   "Women’s Right to Health and Ireland's Abortion Laws” by Maeve Taylor, International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics 130 (2015): 93-97.

69.     "“Human Rights Advances in Women’s Reproductive Health in Africa” by Charles G. Ngwena, Eunice Brookman-Amissah,  and Patty Skuster,  International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics 129.2 (May 2015): 184-187.

68.   "Types of Consent in Reproductive Health Care," by Bernard M. Dickens and Rebecca J. Cook,  International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics 128 (2015) 181–184.

67.    "Abortion Law Reform in Nepal," by Melissa Upreti. International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics 126 (2014) 193–197.

66.      "Ethical issues for late-stage trials of multipurpose prevention technologies for HIV and pregnancy," by Jessica A. Cohen, Anna C. Mastroianni and Ruth Macklin,  International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics 127 (2014) 221–224.

65.     "Reducing Stigma in Reproductive Health"  by Rebecca J. Cook and Bernard M. Dickens, International Journal of Gynaecology and Obstetrics 125 (2014) 89–92.

64.     "Noninvasive pre-natal genetic diagnosis: Ethical and Legal Aspects"  by Bernard M. Dickens, International Journal of Gynaecology and Obstetrics 124.2 (2014): 181-184.

63.     “Human Rights to In Vitro Fertilization” by Fernando Zegers-Hochschild, Bernard M. Dickens and Sandra Dughman-Manzur, International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics 123 (2013) 86–89.

62.    "Reproductive health information and abortion services: Standards developed by the European Court of Human Rights," by Johanna Westeson, International Journal of Gynecology & Obstetrics 122.2 (2013) 173-176.

61.     “Applying Human Rights to Maternal Health: UN Technical Guidance on Rights-based Approaches” by Alicia Ely Yamin, International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics 121 (2013) 190–193.

60.     "Updated WHO Guidance on Safe Abortion: Health and Human Rights"   by J.N. Erdman, T.  DePiñeres, and E. Kismödi, International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics 120 (2013): 200-203.

59.     "Applying Human Rights to Improve Access to Reproductive Health Services," by Dorothy Shaw and Rebecca J. Cook,  International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics 119 (2012) S55–S59.

58.      "State obligations to implement African abortion laws: Employing human rights in a changing legal landscape." by Charles Ngwena, International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics 119 (2012) 198–202.

57.      "Harm reduction, human rights and access to information on safer abortion," by Joanna N. Erdman,  International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics 118 (2012): 83-86.

56.       "Upholding Pregnant Women's Right to Life," by Rebecca J. Cook and Bernard M. Dickens, International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics 117 (2012): 90-94.

55.      "The Legal Status of Emergency Contraception in Latin America," by Martin Hevia, International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics 116 (2012): 87-90.  Spanish translation

54.      "Legal and Ethical Issues in Fetal Surgery", by Bernard M. Dickens and Rebecca J. Cook 115 (2011) International Journal of Gynecology & Obstetrics 80-83.

53.     "Forced and coerced sterilization of women in Europe," by Christina Zampas and Adriana Lamackova, International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics 114.2 (2011) 163-166.

52.      "Conscientious Commitment to Women's Health," by Bernard M. Dickens and Rebecca J. Cook, International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics 113 (2011) 163-166. 

51.      "Conflicting Duties over Confidentiality in Argentina and Peru," by Mercedes Cavallo, International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics 112 (2011) 159-162. Spanish translation

50.      "The Legal Status of In Vitro Embryos" by Bernard Dickens and Rebecca J. Cook, International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics 111 (2010): 91-94.

49.      "Protocol to the African Charter on the Rights of Women: Implications for Access to Abortion at the Regional Level," by Charles Ngwena,  International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Vol. 110 (2010): 163-166.

48.      "Unethical Female Stereotyping in Reproductive Health," by R.J. Cook, Simone Cusack and Bernard M. Dickens.  International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics  109 (2010) 255–258.  Spanish translation.

47.      "The Legal Effects of Fetal Monitoring Guidelines" by Bernard Dickens and Rebecca J. Cook, International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics 108 (2010): 170-173, 2010.

46.      "Special Commentary on the Issue of Reinfibulation" by R.J. Cook and B.M. Dickens, International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics 109 (2010) 97-99.

45.      "Hymen Reconstruction: Ethical and Legal Issues" by R.J. Cook and B.M. Dickens, International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics 107 (2009) 266-269

44.      "From Reproductive Choice to Reproductive Justice" by R.J. Cook and B.M. Dickens, International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics 106 (2009) 106–109

43.      "The Evolution of Mexico City's abortion laws: From public morality to women's autonomy," by Alejandro Madrazo Lajous, International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics 106.3 (2009): 266-269.

42.      "Dilemmas in Intimate Partner Violence" by R.J. Cook and B.M. Dickens. International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics 106 (2009) 72-75

41.      "Healthcare responsibilities and Conscientious Objection" by R. J. Cook, M. Arango Olaya and B.M. Dickens,  International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics 104 (2009): 249-252. Spanish translation.

40.      “Multiple Pregnancy: Legal and Ethical Issues”  by B.M. Dickens and R.J. Cook, (2008) 103 International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics 270-274.

39.      "Prenatal Management of Anencephaly" by R.J. Cook, J.N. Erdman, M. Hevia and B. M. Dickens, (2008) 102 International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics 304-308.  Spanish translation. Portuguese translation.

38.      "Legal developments in Assisted Reproduction"  by B.M. Dickens (2008) 101 International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics 211-215.

37.      "Achieving Transparency in Implementing Abortion Laws" by R.J. Cook, J.N. Erdman and B.M. Dickens (2007) 99 International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics 157-161.

36.      "The Introduction of Reversible Sterilization" editorial by R.J. Cook and B.M. Dickens (2007) 99 International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics 1-3.

35.      "Reproductive health and public health ethics" by B.M. Dickens and R.J. Cook (2007) 99 International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics 75-79.

34.      "Respecting adolescents' confidentiality and reproductive and sexual choices" by R.J. Cook, J.N. Erdman and B.M. Dickens (2007) 98  International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics  182-187.  Spanish translation

33.      "Acquiring human embryos for stem-cell research" by B.M. Dickens and R.J. Cook.  International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics 96 (2007), 67-71.

32.      "Legal Abortion for Mental Health Indications" by R.J. Cook, A. Ortega-Ortiz, S. Romans, L.E. Ross.  (2006) 95 International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics 185-190.  Spanish translation.

31.      "Women's Access to Health Care: The Legal Framework" by R.J. Cook and C.G. Ngwena (2006) 94 International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics 216-225.

30.      "Legal and Ethical Issues in Telemedicine and Robotics" by B.M. Dickens and R. J. Cook (2006) 94International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics 73-78.

29.      "Emergency Contraception, Abortion and Evidence-based Law" by R.J. Cook, B.M. Dickens and J.N. Erdman (2006) 93 International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics 191-197.

28.      "Conflict of Interest:  Legal and Ethical Aspects" by B.M. Dickens and R.J. Cook (2006) 92 International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics 192-197.

27.      "Caring for Victims of Sexual Abuse" by R.J. Cook, B.M. Dickens, and S. Thapa (2005) 91 International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics 194-199.

26.       "Sex Selection: Treating Different Cases Differently" by B. M. Dickens, G.I. Serour, R.J. Cook, and R-Z Qiu (2005) 90 International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics171-177.

25.       "Adolescents and Consent to Treatment" by R.J. Cook and B.M. Dickens (2005) 89 International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics 179-184.

24.       "Preimplantation genetic diagnosis and 'savior siblings'" by B.M. Dickens (2005) 88 International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics 91-96.

23.       "Obstetric Fistula: The Challenge to Human Rights" by R.J. Cook, B.M. Dickens, and S. Syed (2004) 87 International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics72-77.

22.       "Safe Abortion: WHO technical and policy guidance" by R. J. Cook, B.M. Dickens, and M. Horga (2004) 86 International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics 79-84.

21.       "Dimensions of informed consent to treatment" by B.M. Dickens and R.J. Cook (2004) 85 International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics 309-314.

20.       "Ethics in Medical Information and Advertising" by G. I. Serour and B.M. Dickens (2004) 85 International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics 195-200.

19.       "Ethical and Legal Approaches to the Fetal Patient' " by B.M. Dickens and R. J. Cook (2003) 83 International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics 85-91. Spanish translation.

18.       "Ectopic Pregnancy and Emergency Care: Ethical and Legal Issues" by B.M. Dickens, A. Faùndes and R. J. Cook (2003) 82 International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics 121-126.

17.       "Medical Errors:  Legal and Ethical Responses" by B.M. Dickens (2003) 81International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics 109-114.

16.       "Challenges of Ethical Research in Resource-Poor Settings" by R. J. Cook and B.M. Dickens (2003) 80 International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics 79-86.

15.       "Female Genital Cutting (Mutilation/ Circumcision): Ethical and Legal Dimensions," by  R. J. Cook,  B.M. Dickens, and M.F. Fathalla (2002) 79 International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics : 281-287  A Turkish translation is now available as: "Kadın Sünneti (Sakatlama/Sünnet): Etik ve Hukuki Boyutlar," trans. Mustafa Erçakıca, Beykent Üniversitesi Hukuk Fakültesi Dergisi, Volume II, No: 4, December 2016, p. 111-121. (Download Turkish translation).

14.       "Patient Care and the Health-Impaired Practitioner," by R. J. Cook and B.M. Dickens (2002) 78 International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics 171-177.

13.       "Human Rights and HIV-Positive Women," by R. J. Cook and B.M. Dickens (2002) 77 International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics 55-63.

12.      "Human Rights to Safe Motherhood," by R. J. Cook and B.M. Dickens (2002) 76 International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics 225-231.

11.      "The Legal Status of Emergency Contraception," by R. J. Cook, B.M. Dickens, C. Ngwena and M.I. Plata (2002) 75 International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics : 185-191 . Spanish translation.

10.      "Assisted Reproduction Developments in the Islamic World," by B.M. Dickens and G. I. Serour (2001) 74 International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics 187-193.

9.      "The Management of Severely Malformed Newborn Infants: The Case of Conjoined Twins," by B.M. Dickens and R. J. Cook (2001) 73 International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics 69-75.

8.      "The Scope and Limits of Conscientious Objection," by B.M. Dickens and R. J. Cook (2000) 71 International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics 71-77.

7.      "Law and Ethics in Conflict over Confidentiality?," by B.M. Dickens and R. J. Cook (2000) 70 International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics 385-391.

6.      "Recognizing adolescents' 'evolving capacities' to exercise choice in reproductive healthcare," by R. J. Cook and B.M. Dickens (2000) 70 International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics 13-21. (symposium contribution).  Spanish translation.

5.      "Voluntary and involuntary sterilization: denials and abuses of rights," by R. J. Cook and B.M. Dickens (2000) 68 International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics 61-67. Spanish translation.

4.      "The FIGO study group on women's sexual and reproductive rights," by R. J. Cook and B.M. Dickens (1999) 67: International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics 55-61/

3.      "Some ethical and legal issues in assisted reproductive technology," by B.M. Dickens and R. J. Cook (1999) 66 International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics 55-61.

2.      "Human rights and abortion laws," by R. J. Cook and B.M. Dickens (1999) 65 International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics 81-87.

1.      "Ethics, justice and women's health," by R. J. Cook and B.M. Dickens (1999) 64 International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics 81-85. Spanish translation.

 

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