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.

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Putting human rights at the centre of struggles for health and social equality

By: Alicia Ely Yamin
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We’ve made progress on economic and social rights, but the human rights community needs new, much more ...

 

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

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

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?

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

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

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

By: Ignacio Saiz & Alicia Ely Yamin

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