Bayev and Ors. v. Russia

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Year: 2017
Court: European Court of Human Rights
Citation: Applications nos. 67667/09, 44092/12, and 56717/12
Facts:

The applicants were three Russian nationals, Mr. Bayev, Mr. Kiselev and Mr. Alekseyev, who had filed applications against the Russian Federation, in response to the legislative ban on “propaganda of non-traditional sexual relations aimed at minors” which was introduced, in part, for the protection of the morality and health of children in Russia. The three …Read more

Tags: Child and adolescent health: Child development, Health information, HIV, Mental health, public health, Right to Access to Information, sexual and reproductive rights
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B., A. S. et al. v. DIBA

Country: Argentina
Year: 2014
Court: Supreme Court of Justice [Corte Suprema de Justicia de la Nación Argentina]
Citation: B. 280. XLIX.
Health Topics: Health care and health services, Health systems and financing, Sexual and reproductive health
Human Rights: Right to family life, Right to health, Right to life
Facts:

The plaintiff filed a guarantee of protection of individual constitutional rights (amparo protection) against the Social Security and Health Office of the Navy [DIBA – Dirección de Salud y Acción Social de la Armada] to condemn coverage for all expenditures that could arise from a reproductive assisted treatment in the PROAR Medical Institute, limiting the …Read more

Tags: Access to health care, Access to treatment, Assisted reproductive technology, sexual and reproductive rights
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Dvořáček v. Czech Republic

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Year: 2014
Court: 2014
Citation: ECHR 328 (2014)
Facts:

This case is concerned with the conditions surrounding the compulsory admission of the applicant, Mr. Dvořáček, to a psychiatric hospital to undergo, what the European Court of Human Rights described as, “protective sexological treatment”. The applicant was diagnosed with Wilson’s disease in 1999 and was also found to be afflicted with hebephilia owing to which …Read more

Tags: Chronic and noncommunicable diseases, Freedom from Torture and Cruel, Hospitals, Informed consent, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment, Mental health, Right to bodily integrity, sexual and reproductive rights
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Portal de Belén v. Ministerio de Salud y Acción Social

Country: Argentina
Year: 2002
Court: Supreme Court of Justice [Corte Suprema de Justicia de la Nación Argentina]
Citation: P. 709. XXXVI.
Health Topics: Sexual and reproductive health
Human Rights: Right to life
Facts:

The plaintiff, a non profit organization that defended the life of children, filed a guarantee of protection of individual constitutional rights (amparo protection) against the National Ministry of Health and Social Service calling for the prohibition of the manufacture and distribution of an emergency contraceptive pill called “Inmediat” for its alleged “abortive effects”. The First …Read more

Tags: Birth control, Contraceptive pill, Contraceptives, Right to Life, sexual and reproductive rights
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T., S. v. Gobierno de la Ciudad de Buenos Aires

Country: Argentina
Year: 2001
Court: Supreme Court of Justice [Corte Suprema de Justicia de la Nación Argentina]
Citation: T. 421. XXXVI.
Health Topics: Hospitals, Sexual and reproductive health
Human Rights: Freedom from torture and cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment, Right to bodily integrity, Right to health, Right to life, Right to privacy
Facts:

The plaintiff filed a guarantee of protection of individual constitutional rights (amparo protection) against a public hospital in the city of Buenos Aires, to obtain the termination of a pregnancy because the fetus was anencephalic (a baby born with an underdeveloped brain and an incomplete skull), which was denied by the hospital. Abortions are illegal in …Read more

Tags: Right to bodily integrity, Right to Health, Right to Life, Right to Privacy, sexual and reproductive rights
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