93 judgments found.

Paton v. United Kingdom

Country: United Kingdom
Year: 1980
Court: European Commission on Human Rights
Citation: App. No. 8416/78, 3 Eur. H.R. Rep. 408 (1980)
Health Topics: Health care and health services, Sexual and reproductive health
Human Rights: Freedom of religion, Right to bodily integrity, Right to due process/fair trial, Right to family life, Right to health, Right to liberty and security of person, Right to life, Right to privacy
Facts:

The applicant claimed that English law violated provisions of the European Convention on Human Rights (Convention), after he found out that his wife was pregnant and planned to have a legal abortion without his consent. Specifically, the applicant claimed that England and Wales violated the right to life and the right to liberty and security …Read more

Tags: Abortion, Access to health care, Access to treatment, Childbirth, Family planning, Pregnancy, Spousal consent, Spousal notification, Termination of pregnancy, Therapeutic abortion
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Brüggemann and Scheuten v. Germany

Country: Germany
Year: 1977
Court: European Commission on Human Rights
Citation: Brüggemann v. F.R.G., App. No . 6959/75, 3 Eur. H.R. Rep. 244 (1977).
Health Topics: Health care and health services, Health systems and financing, Sexual and reproductive health
Human Rights: Freedom from discrimination, Freedom of association, Freedom of religion, Right to family life, Right to life, Right to privacy
Facts:

In 1975, the Constitutional Court of Germany struck down a law that decriminalized abortion in the first trimester of pregnancy. The applicants claimed that the resulting amendment to the German criminal code, which criminalized abortion (except under certain circumstances) in the first trimester of pregnancy violated Article 8 (right to a private life) of the European Convention on …Read more

Tags: Abortion, Access to health care, Access to treatment, Childbirth, Contraception, Contraceptives, Criminalization, Family planning, Pregnancy, Termination of pregnancy
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R v. Davidson

Country: Australia
Year: 1969
Court: Supreme Court of Victoria
Citation: [1969] VR 667
Health Topics: Sexual and reproductive health, Violence
Human Rights: Right to health, Right to life
Facts:

Davidson was a medical doctor who was charged of four counts of unlawfully using an instrument and one count of conspiring to use an instrument or other means with intent to procure the miscarriage of a woman.

Tags: Abortion, Childbirth, Criminalization, Maternal health, Maternal mortality, Pregnancy, Rape, Termination of pregnancy, Therapeutic abortion
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