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Applying human rights principles to selected reproductive health issues in Africa 804


 
Module code HRA 804
Qualification Postgraduate
Faculty Faculty of Law
Module content

The focus of this module is on the application of human rights principles to discrete reproductive health issues with a view to developing human rights responses to contemporary reproductive health challenges in the African region.
Topics include:
(a) Contraception
(b) Domestic violence
(c) Female genital cutting
(d) Infertility and medical-assisted reproduction
(e) Maternal death
(f) Sexual violence in times of conflict
(g) Sexuality and reproductive health education
(h) Trafficking in women and children
(i) Unsafe abortion

Module credits 15.00
Prerequisites No prerequisites.
Contact time 30 contact hours per semester
Language of tuition Module is presented in English
Academic organisation Centre for Human Rights
Period of presentation Semester 2

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