Rebecca J. Cook

University of Toronto - Faculty of Law

Professor Emerita, Faculty Chair in International Human Rights Law, Co-Director, International Reproductive and Sexual Health Law Program

78 Queen's Park Cr.

Toronto, Ontario M5S 2C5

Canada

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Scholarly Papers (64)

1.

Legal and Ethical Issues in Telemedicine and Robotics

International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Vol. 94, pp. 73-78, 2006
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 15 Nov 2006
Bernard Dickens and Rebecca J. Cook
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law and University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
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Telemedicine, Robotic surgery, Cross-border treatment, Legal liability across borders, Licensure across borders, Conflict of laws, Legal harmonization, Ethics across borders

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Ethical and Legal Issues in Assisted Reproductive Technology

International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Vol. 66, pp. 55-61, 1999
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 22 Nov 2006
Bernard Dickens and Rebecca J. Cook
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law and University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
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Reproductive technologies, In vitro fertilization, Surplus embryos, Multiple pregnancy, Selective reduction, Publicized success rates

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Women's Access to Health Care: The Legal Framework

International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Vol. 94, pp. 216-225, 2006
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 20 Nov 2006
Rebecca J. Cook and Charles Ngwena
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law and University of the Orange Free State
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Evidence-based access, fairness, Transparency, Women's health, Human rights

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Human Rights and Abortion Laws

International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Vol. 65, pp. 81-87, 1999
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 22 Nov 2006
Rebecca J. Cook and Bernard Dickens
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law and University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
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Abortion, Prenatal life, Maternal mortality, Conscientious objection, Reproductive self-determination, Human rights

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Respecting Adolescents' Confidentiality and Reproductive and Sexual Choices

International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Vol. 98, pp. 182-187, 2007, U Toronto, Legal Studies Research Paper No. 08-08
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 30 Aug 2007 Last Revised: 29 Apr 2009
Rebecca J. Cook, Joanna N. Erdman and Bernard Dickens
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law, Dalhousie University - Schulich School of Law and University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
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Adolescent confidentiality, Confidentiality of adolescents, Human right to confidentiality, Convention on the Rights of the Child, Reproductive health confidentiality, Mature minors, Parental rights.

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Combating Discrimination Based on Sex and Gender

INTERNATIONAL PROTECTION OF HUMAN RIGHTS: A TEXTBOOK, Catarina Krause, Martin Scheinin, eds., Abo Akademi University, pp. 206-226, 2009
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 04 Nov 2009
Simone A. Cusack and Rebecca J. Cook
affiliation not provided to SSRN and University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
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CEDAW, Convention on the elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women, gender discrimination, sex discrimination, Optional Protocol

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Female Genital Cutting (Mutilation/Circumcision): Ethical and Legal Dimensions

International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Vol. 79, pp. 281-287, 2002
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 22 Nov 2006 Last Revised: 10 Jun 2017
Rebecca J. Cook, Bernard Dickens and Mahmoud Fathalla
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law, University of Toronto - Faculty of Law and Assiut University
Downloads 486 (76,460)
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Female circumcision, Female genital mutilation, Female genital cutting, Circumcision, Sexuality, Infibulation, Child abuse

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From Reproductive Choice to Reproductive Justice

International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Vol. 106, pp. 106-109, 2009, Univ. of Toronto Law School, Legal Studies Research Paper Series No. 1437637
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 06 Oct 2009
Rebecca J. Cook and Bernard Dickens
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law and University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
Downloads 448 (84,337)

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Abortion rights, conscientious objection, contraception, Developments legal, reproductive health

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Reproductive Health and Public Health Ethics

International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Vol. 99, pp. 75-79, 2007, U Toronto, Legal Studies Research Paper No. 08-07
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 02 Nov 2007 Last Revised: 28 May 2008
Bernard Dickens and Rebecca J. Cook
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law and University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
Downloads 436 (87,067)

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Public health ethics, Reproductive health, Maternal mortality and morbidity, Ethics, Unsafe abortion, Contraception, Infertility

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Conscientious Commitment to Women's Health

International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Vol. 113, No. 2, pp. 163-166, 2011
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 07 May 2011
Bernard Dickens and Rebecca J. Cook
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law and University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
Downloads 435 (87,325)
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Abortion, Contraception, Ectopic pregnancy, Emergency contraception, In vitro fertilization, Spontaneous miscarriage, Sterilization

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Unethical Female Stereotyping in Reproductive Health

International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Vol. 109, pp. 255-258, 2010
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 06 May 2010 Last Revised: 21 May 2010
Rebecca J. Cook, Simone A. Cusack and Bernard Dickens
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law, affiliation not provided to SSRN and University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
Downloads 427 (89,194)
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gender, stereotyping, abortion, non-discrimination, reproductive health, sexual health, healthcare, human rights

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Healthcare Responsibilities and Conscientious Objection

International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics, No. 104, pp. 249-252, 2009
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 19 Feb 2009 Last Revised: 29 Apr 2009
Rebecca J. Cook, Monica Arango Olaya and Bernard Dickens
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law, Center for Reproductive Rights and University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
Downloads 403 (95,344)

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abortion services, conscientious objection, duty to refer, hospitals' legal responsibilities, limits of conscientious objection, patients' rights, professional duties

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Sex Selection: Treating Different Cases Differently

International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Vol. 90, pp. 171-177, 2005
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 04 Nov 2007
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law, Al-Azhar University, Cairo - International Islamic Center For Population Studies and Research, University of Toronto - Faculty of Law and Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences - Peking Union Medical College
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Sex selection, Sex discrimination, Sperm sorting, Preimplantation genetic diagnosis, Abortion, Discrimination against girl children, Discrimination against women

Sex Selection: Treating Different Cases Differently

International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Vol. 90, pp. 171-177, 2005
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 21 Nov 2006
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law, Al-Azhar University, Cairo - International Islamic Center For Population Studies and Research, University of Toronto - Faculty of Law and Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences - Peking Union Medical College
Downloads 166 (231,871)
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Sex selection, Sex discrimination, Sperm sorting, Preimplantation genetic diagnosis, Abortion, Discrimination against girl children, Discrimination against women

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Law and Ethics in Conflict Over Confidentiality?

International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Vol. 70, pp. 385-391, 2000
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 22 Nov 2006
Bernard Dickens and Rebecca J. Cook
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law and University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
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Confidentiality, Disclosure of confidential information, Legal confidentiality, Lawful disclosure of records, Record confidentiality, Disclosure of dangerousness, Ethics and confidentiality

15.

Structures of Discrimination

Macalester International Journal, Vol. 28, pp. 33-60, Spring 2011
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 22 Nov 2011
Rebecca J. Cook
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
Downloads 390 (99,024)

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discrimination, criminal justice, polygamy

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Adolescents and Consent to Treatment

International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Vol. 89, pp. 179-184, 2005, U Toronto Legal Studies Research Paper No. 14-05
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 06 Dec 2005 Last Revised: 29 Apr 2009
Bernard Dickens and Rebecca J. Cook
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law and University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
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Adolescence, Adolescents' consent, Consent from adolescents, Adolescents' evolving capacities, Mature minors, Emancipated minors, Assent and consent, Age of consent, Adolescents' confidentiality.

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Reducing Stigma in Reproductive Health

International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics 125 (2014) 89–92
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 14 Mar 2014
Rebecca J. Cook and Bernard Dickens
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law and University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
Downloads 366 (106,428)
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Abortion stigma, Discrimination and stigma, HIV stigma, Infertility stigma, Professionalism and stigma, Service providers and stigma, Stigma

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Hymen Reconstruction: Ethical and Legal Issues

International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Vol. 107, pp. 266-269, 2009
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 08 Dec 2009
Rebecca J. Cook and Bernard Dickens
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law and University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
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cosmetic surgery, discrimination, genital surgery, "honor" killing, hymen reconstruction, revirgination, virginity

Hymen Reconstruction: Ethical and Legal Issues

International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Vol. 107, pp. 266-269, 2009
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 05 Jan 2010
Rebecca J. Cook and Bernard Dickens
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law and University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
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cosmetic surgery, discrimination, genital surgery, honor killing, hymen reconstruction, revirgination, virginity

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Human Rights Dynamics of Abortion Law Reform

Human Rights Quarterly, Vol. 25, pp. 1-59, 2003, U Toronto, Legal Studies Research Paper No. 03-04
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 17 Jun 2003
Rebecca J. Cook and Bernard Dickens
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law and University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
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The Legal Status of In Vitro Embryos

International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Vol. 111, pp. 91-94, 2010
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 02 Dec 2010
Bernard Dickens and Rebecca J. Cook
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law and University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
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Biobanking, Embryos IVF Embryos, In-Vitro Fertilization, Legal Status of Embryos, Orphan Embryos, Property Interests in Embryos, Surplus Embryos

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Accommodating Women's Differences Under the Women's Anti-Discrimination Convention

Emory Law Journal, Vol. 56, p. 1039, 2007
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 12 Nov 2007 Last Revised: 13 Dec 2013
Rebecca J. Cook and Susannah Howard
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law and University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
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Women's health, reproductive health, abortion, law, equality, Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women

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The Scope and Limits of Conscientious Objection

International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Vol. 71, pp. 71-77, 2000
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 22 Nov 2006
Bernard Dickens and Rebecca J. Cook
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law and University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
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Conscientious objection, Abortion objection, Sterilization objection, Nurses' conscientious objection, Pharmacists' conscientious objection, Religiously-based hospitals, Hospital conscientious objection, Employment non-discrimination

Constitutional Incorporation of International and Comparative Human Rights Law: The Colombian Constitutional Court Decision C-355/2006

CONSTITUTING EQUALITY: GENDER EQUALITY AND COMPARATIVE CONSTITUTIONAL LAWonstituting Equality: Gender Equal, pp. 215-247, S. H. Williams, ed., Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2009
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 24 Mar 2010
Veronica Undurraga and Rebecca J. Cook
University of Chile - Center of Human Rights and University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
Downloads 323 (121,448)
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abortion, Colombia, international law, human rights, reproductive rights, reproductive health

Constitutional Incorporation of International and Comparative Human Rights Law: The Colombian Constitutional Court Decision C-355/2006

CONSTITUTING EQUALITY: GENDER EQUALITY AND COMPARATIVE LAW, Susan H. Williams, ed., pp. 215-247, Cambridge University Press, 2009
Posted: 24 Feb 2010
Veronica Undurraga and Rebecca J. Cook
University of Chile - Center of Human Rights and University of Toronto - Faculty of Law

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constitution, constitutional law, abortion, reproductive rights, international law

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Multiple Pregnancy: Legal and Ethical Issues

International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics, No, 103, pp. 270-274, 2008, U Toronto, Legal Studies Research Paper No. 09-03
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 16 Jan 2009 Last Revised: 03 Feb 2009
Bernard Dickens and Rebecca J. Cook
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law and University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
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Ethics of fetal reduction, Fetal reduction, Legal liability in multiple pregnancy, Multiple pregnancy, Single embryo transfer, Twin pregnancy, Wrongful birth

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Dimensions of Informed Consent to Treatment

International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Vol. 85, pp. 309-314, 2004
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 10 Mar 2006
Bernard Dickens and Rebecca J. Cook
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law and University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
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Informed consent, Negligence, Duty of care, Information, Duty to inform, Material information

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Conflict of Interest: Legal and Ethical Aspects

International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Vol. 92, pp. 192-197, 2006
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 14 Nov 2006
Bernard Dickens and Rebecca J. Cook
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law and University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
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Conflict of interest, Research conflicts, Fiduciary duty, Conflict of commitment, Self-interest, Disclosure of interest, Fee-splitting

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Applying Human Rights to Improve Access to Reproductive Health Services

International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics 119 (2012) S55-S59
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 08 Jan 2013
Dorothy Shaw and Rebecca J. Cook
University of British Columbia (UBC), Dept of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Faculty of Medicine and University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
Downloads 298 (133,183)
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Contraception, Emergency contraception, Essential medicines, Human rights, Maternal health, Misoprostol, Oxytocin, Postpartum hemorrhage, Reproductive health, Uterotonics, Universal access

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Upholding Pregnant Women's Right to Life

International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics 117 (2012): 90-94
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 07 Jun 2012
Rebecca J. Cook and Bernard Dickens
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law and University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
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Brazil, India, Maternal mortality, Near-miss maternal death, Paraguay, Right to life, Women's rights to life and equality

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Emergency Contraception, Abortion and Evidence-Based Law

International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Vol. 93, pp. 191-197, 2006
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 14 Nov 2006 Last Revised: 29 Apr 2009
Rebecca J. Cook, Bernard Dickens and Joanna N. Erdman
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law, University of Toronto - Faculty of Law and Dalhousie University - Schulich School of Law
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Evidence-based law, Emergency contraception, Abortion, Expert witnesses, Levonorgestrel, Miscarriage, Legal interpretation

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Legal Abortion for Mental Health Indications

International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Vol. 95, pp. 185-190, 2006
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 15 Nov 2006
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law, University of Toronto - Faculty of Law, University of Toronto - Faculty of Medicine and University of Toronto - Faculty of Medicine
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Therapeutic abortion, Abortion on mental health grounds, Mental health grounds for abortion, Psychiatric grounds for abortion, Abortion assessments, Legal grounds for abortion, Fetal deformity

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Prenatal Management of Anencephaly

International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Vol. 102, pp. 304-308, 2008, U Toronto, Legal Studies Research Paper No. 08-18
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 08 Sep 2008 Last Revised: 10 Nov 2008
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law, Dalhousie University - Schulich School of Law, Universidad Torcuato Di Tella and University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
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abortion, anencephaly, induced birth, late-term abortion, lawful abortion, maternal health, termination of pregnancy

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Human Rights to Safe Motherhood

International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Vol. 76, pp. 225-231, 2002
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 20 Nov 2006
Rebecca J. Cook and Bernard Dickens
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law and University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
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Human rights, Women's human rights, Safe motherhood, Unsafe motherhood, Inter-Agency Group for Safe Motherhood, Maternal mortality, Maternal morbidity, Right to life, Non-discrimination

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Types of Consent in Reproductive Health Care

International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics 128 (2015) 181-184
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 29 Jan 2015
Bernard Dickens and Rebecca J. Cook
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law and University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
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Consent, Evidence of consent, Free consent, Implied consent, Informed consent, Presumed consent, Unlawful consent

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Voluntary and Involuntary Sterilization: Denials and Abuses of Rights

International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Vol. 68, pp. 61-67, 2000
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 22 Nov 2006
Rebecca J. Cook and Bernard Dickens
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law and University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
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Voluntary sterilization, Involuntary sterilization, Criminal law, Free and informed consent, Professional guidelines, Coercion, Inducement

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Ethical and Legal Approaches to 'the Fetal Patient'

International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Vol. 83, pp. 85-91, 2003
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 15 Nov 2006
Bernard Dickens and Rebecca J. Cook
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law and University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
Downloads 231 (171,915)
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Fetal patient, Fetal interests, Fetal Surgery, Human rights, Abortion rights, Conflict of interest, Human beings, Persons

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Achieving Transparency in Implementing Abortion Laws

International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Vol. 99, pp. 157-161, 2007
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 06 Dec 2007
Rebecca J. Cook, Joanna N. Erdman and Bernard Dickens
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law, Dalhousie University - Schulich School of Law and University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
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reproductive health, abortion, termination of pregnancy, law, ethics, transparency, rights

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Human Rights and Hiv-Positive Women

International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Vol. 77, pp. 55-63, 2002
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 20 Nov 2006
Rebecca J. Cook and Bernard Dickens
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law and University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
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Human rights and HIV/AIDS, Non-discrimination and HIV/AIDS, HIV/AIDS patients' rights, Pregnancy and HIV/AIDS, Breastfeeding and HIV/AIDS, National responses to HIV/AIDS, International responses to HIV/AIDS, Medical responses to HIV/AIDS

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Exploring Fairness in Health Care Reform

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 20 Apr 2005
Rebecca J. Cook
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
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Recognizing Adolescents' 'Evolving Capacities' to Exercise Choice in Reproductive Healthcare

International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Vol. 70, pp. 13-21, 2000
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 22 Nov 2006
Rebecca J. Cook and Bernard Dickens
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law and University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
Downloads 202 (195,047)
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Adolescent reproductive health, Adolescents' evolving capacities, Human rights of children, Convention on the Rights of the Child, Parentalism, Paternalism, Sexuality education

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Abortion Law in Transnational Perspective: Cases and Controversies - Introduction

Pennsylvania Studies in Human Rights Series, University of Pennsylvania Press, pages 1-10, 2014
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 10 Sep 2014 Last Revised: 05 Jan 2017
Rebecca J. Cook, Joanna N. Erdman and Bernard Dickens
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law, Dalhousie University - Schulich School of Law and University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
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abortion law, abortion, termination of pregnancy, jurisprudence, human rights

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Obstetric Fistula: The Challenge to Human Rights

International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Vol. 87, pp. 72-77, 2004, U Toronto, Legal Studies Research Paper No. 888771
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 15 Nov 2006
Rebecca J. Cook and Bernard Dickens
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law and University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
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Fistula, Obstetric fistula, Human Rights, Women's human rights

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Caring for Victims of Sexual Abuse

International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Vol. 91, pp. 194-199, 2005
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 14 Nov 2006
Rebecca J. Cook, Bernard Dickens and Shyam Thapa
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law, University of Toronto - Faculty of Law and Family Health International
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Sexual abuse, Rape, Violence against women, Abuse of adolescents, Assault, Forensic evidence, Medico-legal care

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Ectopic Pregnancy and Emergency Care: Ethical and Legal Issues

International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Vol. 82, No. 1, pp. 121-126, 2003
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 20 Nov 2006
Bernard Dickens, Rebecca J. Cook and Anibal Faùndes
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law, University of Toronto - Faculty of Law and Universidade Estadual de Campinas (UNICAMP)
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Ectopic pregnancy, Tubal pregnancy, Pregnancy, Emergency care, Methotrexate, Laparotomy, Salpingectomy, Laparoscopy

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Legal and Ethical Issues in Fetal Surgery

International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Vol. 115, pp. 80-83, 2011
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 24 Sep 2011
Bernard Dickens and Rebecca J. Cook
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law and University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
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Fetal Interests, Fetal Surgery, Myelomeningocele, Research, Spina Bifida, State Interest in Fetal Life, Time of Birth

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Ethical Concerns in Female Genital Cutting

African Journal of Reproductive Health, Vol. 12, No. 1, pp. 7-11, 2008
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 25 Aug 2010
Rebecca J. Cook
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
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Female Genital Cutting, Female Genital Mutilation (FGM), Public Health, Human Rights, Women's Health, World Health Organization, Bioethics

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Ethics, Justice and Women's Health

International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Vol. 64, pp. 81-85, 1999
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 26 Nov 2006
Rebecca J. Cook and Bernard Dickens
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law and University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
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Ethics, Law, Duty of care, Women's health

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Abortion Law in Transnational Perspective: Cases and Controversies - (Introduction) (El aborto en el derecho transnacional: Casos y controversias: Introducción)

Spanish: (Mexico: CIDE/FCE, 2016), pp. 15-24; English: (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2014), pp. 1-10
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 09 Jan 2017
Rebecca J. Cook, Joanna N. Erdman and Bernard Dickens
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law, Dalhousie University - Schulich School of Law and University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
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abortion law, abortion, termination of pregnancy, jurisprudence, human rights, el aborto, interrupción del embarazo,jurisprudencia, derechos humanos

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Dilemmas in Intimate Partner Violence

International Journal of Gynecology & Obstetrics, Vol. 106, pp. 72-75, 2009, Univ. of Toronto Law School, Legal Studies Research Paper Series No. 1437645
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 06 Oct 2009
Rebecca J. Cook and Bernard Dickens
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law and University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
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Domestic violence, intimate partner violence, pregnant victims of violence, spousal violence, violence against women, violence during pregnancy, wife beating

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Safe Abortion: Who Technical and Policy Guidance

International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Vol. 86, pp. 79-84, 2004
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 20 Nov 2006
Rebecca J. Cook, Bernard Dickens and Mihai Horga
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law, University of Toronto - Faculty of Law and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Abortion, Safe abortion, Unsafe abortion, Manual vacuum aspiration, Dilation and curettage, Dilation and evacuation, Contraception

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Patients' Refusal of Recommended Treatment

International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics 131 (2015) 105-108
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 16 Oct 2015
Bernard Dickens and Rebecca J. Cook
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law and University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
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Capacity for treatment decisions, Children's and adolescents' consent, Consent to treatment, Guardians’ decisions for dependents, Informed consent/refusal, Pregnant women’s treatment decisions, Refusal of recommended treatment

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Acquiring Human Embryos for Stem-Cell Research

U Toronto, Legal Studies Research Paper No. 976482, International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Vol. 96, pp. 67-71, 2007
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 28 Mar 2007
Bernard Dickens and Rebecca J. Cook
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law and University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
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Special Commentary on the Issue of Reinfibulation

International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Vol. 109, pp. 97-99, 2010
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 24 Apr 2010
Rebecca J. Cook and Bernard Dickens
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law and University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
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Ethics, female genital mutilation/cutting, human rights, infibulation, medicalization, reinfibulation

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Modern Day Inquisitions

University of Miami Law Review, Vol. 65, No. 3, pp. 767-796, 2011
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 31 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 13 Sep 2011
Rebecca J. Cook
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
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reproductive rights, gender, sexuality, reproduction, religion, academic freedom

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The Legal Status of Emergency Contraception

International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Vol. 75, pp. 185-191, 2001
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 22 Nov 2006
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law, University of Toronto - Faculty of Law, University of the Orange Free State and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Contraception, Emergency contraception, Fertilization, Contragestion, 'Morning after' contraception, Conception, Post-coital contraception, Levonorgestrel

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Challenges of Ethical Research in Resource-Poor Settings

International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Vol. 80, pp. 79-86, 2003
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 20 Nov 2006
Bernard Dickens and Rebecca J. Cook
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law and University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
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Ethics, Bioethics, Research ethics, Research ethics review committees, Developing countries, Consent, Subjects of research, Placebo-controlled research

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The Introduction of Reversible Sterilization

International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Vol. 99, pp. 1-3, 2007, U Toronto, Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1029387
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 13 Nov 2007
Rebecca J. Cook and Bernard Dickens
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law and University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
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ethics, intertemporal, sterilization, treatment without consent, healthcare consent, reversible sterilization

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The Management of Severely Malformed Newborn Infants: The Case of Conjoined Twins

International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Vol. 73, pp. 69-75, 2001
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 22 Nov 2006
Bernard Dickens and Rebecca J. Cook
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law and University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
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Conjoined twins, 'Siamese' twins, Court-approved surgery, Parental powers, Parental consent, Separation of conjoined twins, Twin births, Malformed infants

58.

The Figo Study Group on Women's Sexual and Reproductive Rights

International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Vol. 67, pp. 55-61, 1999
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 22 Nov 2006
Rebecca J. Cook and Bernard Dickens
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law and University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
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Human rights, Reproductive rights, Sex discrimination, Gender discrimination, Race discrimination, FIGO study group on women's sexual and reproductive rights

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Zika Virus Infection in Brazil and Human Rights Obligations

International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Vol. 136(1), p. 105-110, Jan 2017
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 09 Jan 2017
Institute of Bioethics, Human Rights and Gender, University of Brasilia (UnB)Anis, Brazil, Anis Institute of Bioethics, IPAS USA, University of Toronto - Faculty of Law and University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
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Children's Rights, Congenital Zika Syndrome, Disability Rights, Human Rights, Public Health, Women's Rights, Zika Infection

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The Legal Effects of Fetal Monitoring Guidelines

International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Vol. 108, pp. 170-173, 2010
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 02 Dec 2010
Bernard Dickens and Rebecca J. Cook
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law and University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
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Cerebral Palsy, Clinical Judgment, Fetal Monitoring Guidelines, Guidelines, Legal Evidence, Perinatal Mortality, Refusal of Advice

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Constitutionalizing Abortion in Brazil

Revista de Investigações Constitucionais / Journal of Constitutional Research, Curitiba, vol. 5, n. 3, p. 185-231, set./dez. 2018.
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 29 Jan 2019
Marta Machado and Rebecca J. Cook
Getulio Vargas Foundation School of Law (Sao Paulo) and University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
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Brazil, Constitution, Anencephaly, Pregnancy, Abortion, Women’s Rights

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Patient Care and the Health-Impaired Practitioner

International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Vol. 78, pp. 171-177, 2002
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 20 Nov 2006
Rebecca J. Cook and Bernard Dickens
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law and University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
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Impaired healthcare practitioners, HIV-positive physicians, HIV-positive healthcare staff, Practitioner-to-patient infection, Vicarious legal liability of health facilities, Legal liability of health facilities, Hospital legal liability, Health facility legal liability

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Gender Stereotyping: Transnational Legal Perspectives

R. Cook & S. Cusack, GENDER STEREOTYPING: TRANSNATIONAL LEGAL PERSPECTIVES, University of Pennsylvania Press, 2010
Posted: 16 Nov 2011
Rebecca J. Cook and Simone A. Cusack
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law and affiliation not provided to SSRN

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gender, stereotyping, international law, human rights, women

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Invoking Human Rights to Reduce Maternal Deaths

The Lancet, Vol. 363, No. 9402, p. 73, 2004
Posted: 14 Oct 2011
Rebecca J. Cook and Beatriz Galli
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law and IPAS USA

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maternal mortality, Brazil, human rights

Other Papers (1)

Total Downloads: 49
1.

Interpretar La Protección De La Vida

Debate Feminista, Vol. 22, No. 43 pp. 151-168, April 2011
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 27 Mar 2012
Rebecca J. Cook
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
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international women's rights, protection of life, human rights