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The Resource Maternal mortality, human rights and accountability, edited by Paul Hunt and Tony Gray

Maternal mortality, human rights and accountability, edited by Paul Hunt and Tony Gray

Label
Maternal mortality, human rights and accountability
Title
Maternal mortality, human rights and accountability
Statement of responsibility
edited by Paul Hunt and Tony Gray
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The scale of maternal mortality and morbidity today is staggering. This book focuses on a vital part of a human rights response to maternal mortality, viz. accountability. Accountability encompasses monitoring, review and redress at the local, national and international levels. The book's context includes the UN Human Rights Council maternal mortality and morbidity resolutions, as well as Millennium Development Goal 5. It comes out of a roundtable conference held in Geneva during 2010 that examined maternal mortality, human rights and accountability and provided a forum where maternal healt
Dewey number
362.1982
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1955-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Hunt, Paul
  • Gray, Tony J
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Maternal health services
  • Human rights
  • Mothers
  • Liability (Law)
Label
Maternal mortality, human rights and accountability, edited by Paul Hunt and Tony Gray
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Maternal mortality : an overview / Francisco Songane -- Citizen monitoring to promote the right to health care and accountability / Ariel Frisancho Arroyo -- The role of indicators and benchmarks in reducing maternal mortality : the case of the emergency obstetric care indicators / Samantha Lobis -- What are maternal death audits? : A Sri Lankan case study / Hiranthi Wijemanne -- The role of national and international courts : human rights litigation as a strategy to hold states accountable for maternal deaths / Ximena Andion Ibañez -- The role of national human rights institutions in monitoring human rights : a case study of the Kenya National Commission on Human Rights / Winfred Lichuma -- A human rights based approach to maternal mortality in the United States / Nan Strauss and Rachel Ward -- Enhancing international accountability for maternal mortality and morbidity : the work of civil society at the United Nations Human Rights Council / Sandeep Prasad -- Postscript. Towards ending preventable maternal deaths / Flavia Bustreo -- Human rights, constructive accountability and maternal mortality in the Dominican Republic : a commentary / L.P. Freedman -- Accountability and the right to the highest attainable standard of health / Helen Potts -- Towards transformative accountability : applying a rights-based approach to fulfil maternal health obligations / Alicia Ely Yamin -- Human Rights Council Resolution 11/8 : preventable maternal mortality and morbidity and human rights (2009) -- Report of the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for human rights on preventable maternal mortality and morbidity and human rights (2010) -- Concise technical guidance on the application of a human rights based approach to the implementation of policies and programmes to reduce preventable maternal morbidity and mortality / Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights -- Global strategy for women's and children's health / United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon -- A review of global accountability mechanisms for women's and children's health / The Partnership for Maternal, Newborn and Child Health -- Working group on accountability for results : final paper / Commission on Information and Accountability for Women's and Children's Health -- Keeping promises, measuring results / Commission on Information and Accountability for Women's and Children's Health -- Realising sexual and reproductive health rights in Kenya : a myth or reality? : Report of the public inquiry into violations of sexual and reproductive health rights in Kenya / Kenya National Commission on Human Rights -- The role of litigation in ensuring women's reproductive rights : an analysis of the Shanti Devi judgement in India / Jameen Kaur -- Human rights accountability for maternal death and failure to provide safe legal abortion : the significance of two ground-breaking CEDAW decisions / Eszter Kismödi [and others]
Control code
ocn853554678
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxvii, 226 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781135926014
Level of compression
unknown
Note
Taylor & Francis
Other physical details
illustrations, map
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)853554678
Label
Maternal mortality, human rights and accountability, edited by Paul Hunt and Tony Gray
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Maternal mortality : an overview / Francisco Songane -- Citizen monitoring to promote the right to health care and accountability / Ariel Frisancho Arroyo -- The role of indicators and benchmarks in reducing maternal mortality : the case of the emergency obstetric care indicators / Samantha Lobis -- What are maternal death audits? : A Sri Lankan case study / Hiranthi Wijemanne -- The role of national and international courts : human rights litigation as a strategy to hold states accountable for maternal deaths / Ximena Andion Ibañez -- The role of national human rights institutions in monitoring human rights : a case study of the Kenya National Commission on Human Rights / Winfred Lichuma -- A human rights based approach to maternal mortality in the United States / Nan Strauss and Rachel Ward -- Enhancing international accountability for maternal mortality and morbidity : the work of civil society at the United Nations Human Rights Council / Sandeep Prasad -- Postscript. Towards ending preventable maternal deaths / Flavia Bustreo -- Human rights, constructive accountability and maternal mortality in the Dominican Republic : a commentary / L.P. Freedman -- Accountability and the right to the highest attainable standard of health / Helen Potts -- Towards transformative accountability : applying a rights-based approach to fulfil maternal health obligations / Alicia Ely Yamin -- Human Rights Council Resolution 11/8 : preventable maternal mortality and morbidity and human rights (2009) -- Report of the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for human rights on preventable maternal mortality and morbidity and human rights (2010) -- Concise technical guidance on the application of a human rights based approach to the implementation of policies and programmes to reduce preventable maternal morbidity and mortality / Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights -- Global strategy for women's and children's health / United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon -- A review of global accountability mechanisms for women's and children's health / The Partnership for Maternal, Newborn and Child Health -- Working group on accountability for results : final paper / Commission on Information and Accountability for Women's and Children's Health -- Keeping promises, measuring results / Commission on Information and Accountability for Women's and Children's Health -- Realising sexual and reproductive health rights in Kenya : a myth or reality? : Report of the public inquiry into violations of sexual and reproductive health rights in Kenya / Kenya National Commission on Human Rights -- The role of litigation in ensuring women's reproductive rights : an analysis of the Shanti Devi judgement in India / Jameen Kaur -- Human rights accountability for maternal death and failure to provide safe legal abortion : the significance of two ground-breaking CEDAW decisions / Eszter Kismödi [and others]
Control code
ocn853554678
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxvii, 226 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781135926014
Level of compression
unknown
Note
Taylor & Francis
Other physical details
illustrations, map
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)853554678

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