103 judgments found.

Carey v. Population Services International

Country: United States
Year: 1977
Court: Supreme Court
Citation: 431 U.S. 678 (1977)
Health Topics: Child and adolescent health, Health care and health services, Health information, Medicines, Sexual and reproductive health
Human Rights: Right to due process/fair trial, Right to privacy, Right to social security
Facts:

The Respondent, Population Planning Associates (PPA) was a corporation primarily engaged in the mail-order retail sale of nonmedical contraceptive devices. PPA regularly advertised its products in periodicals, and accepted and filled orders by mailing contraceptives to purchasers. The advertisements and order forms did not limit the availability of PPA’s products to persons of any particular …Read more

Tags: Access to drugs, Access to medicines, Access to treatment, Advertising, Birth control, Child development, Children, Contraception, Contraceptives, Family planning, Minor
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Kjeldsen, Busk Madsen & Pedersen v. Denmark

Country: Denmark
Year: 1976
Court: European Court of Human Rights
Citation: Kjeldsen v. Den., App. No. 5095/71, Eur. Ct. H.R. 6 (1976).
Health Topics: Child and adolescent health, Health information, Sexual and reproductive health
Human Rights: Freedom of religion, Right to education, Right to family life, Right to privacy
Facts:

Appellants were parents of children who had attended Denmark public schools until they were refused exemption from the country’s compulsory sex education lessons. The parents claimed a violation of the right to education under Article 2 of Protocol 1 of the European Convention on Human Rights (Convention) because the alternatives to public education included costly …Read more

Tags: Awareness, Child development, Children, Freedom of information, Health education, Health promotion, Minor
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Planned Parenthood v. Danforth

Country: United States
Year: 1976
Court: Supreme Court
Citation: 428 U.S. 52 (1976)
Health Topics: Child and adolescent health, Health care and health services, Informed consent, Sexual and reproductive health
Human Rights: Right to due process/fair trial, Right to privacy
Facts:

Petitioners brought this action against the Attorney General of Missouri, seeking to enjoin enforcement of House Committee Substitute for House Bill No. 1211 (the Act), which attempted to regulate both the abortion procedure and the circumstances surrounding such procedures. Petitioners claimed the Act violated the right to privacy under the due process clause of the …Read more

Tags: Abortion, Access to treatment, Child development, Children, Criminalization, Family planning, Infant health, Informed choice, Maternal health, Maternal mortality, Minor, Parental consent, Parental notification, Pregnancy, Spousal notification, Termination of pregnancy
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