Alicia Ely Yamin

Alicia Ely Yamin  leads the Global Health and Rights Project, a joint collaboration between Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Biotechnology and Bioethics at Harvard Law School and the Global Health Education and Learning Incubator at Harvard University. She is currently an adjunct lecturer at the Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health as well.

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Silencing the drama - Do the SDG indicators expose the injustices that limit women’s sexual and reproductive lives?

March 27, 2019
By: Alicia Ely Yamin
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The SDGs are a step forward for women’s equality and sexual and reproductive rights, but the indicators ...

 

The right to design babies? Human rights and bioethics

January 8, 2019
By: Roberto Andorno & Alicia Ely Yamin
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New developments in gene modifications make it more urgent than ever to raise societal awareness, and ...

 

Caliban Unleashed: What role for strategic litigation in an illiberal era?

December 5, 2018
By: Alicia Ely Yamin
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There are inherent limitations in litigating health rights, but it has led to important victories, and ...

 

“Speaking truth to power:” a call for praxis in human rights

April 18, 2017
By: Alicia Ely Yamin

Human rights require struggles over power and systems of thought—not just fights against individual ...

 

Ebola, human rights, and poverty – making the links

October 23, 2014
By: Alicia Ely Yamin

The Ebola crisis shows the necessity of a human rights approach to public health that focuses on discrimination ...

 

Human rights and social justice: the in(di)visible link

July 3, 2013
By: Ignacio Saiz & Alicia Ely Yamin

The distinction that Aryeh Neier draws between human rights and social justice is premised on a limited ...