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  1. Rebecca J. Cook (2013). Human Rights and Maternal Health: Exploring the Effectiveness of the Alyne Decision. Journal of Law, Medicine and Ethics 41 (1):103-123.
    This article explores the effectiveness of the decision of the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women in the case of Alyne da Silva Pimentel Teixeira (deceased) v. Brazil, concerning a poor, Afro-Brazilian woman. This is the first decision of an international human rights treaty body to hold a state accountable for its failure to prevent an avoidable death in childbirth. Assessing the future effectiveness of this decision might be undertaken concretely by determining the degree of Brazil's actual compliance (...)
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  2. Charles G. Ngwena & Rebecca J. Cook (2008). HIV/AIDS, Pregnancy and Reproductive Autonomy: Rights and Duties. Developing World Bioethics 8 (1).
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  3. Rebecca J. Cook, Bernard M. Dickens & Mahmoud F. Fathalla (2003). Reproductive Health and Human Rights: Integrating Medicine, Ethics, and Law. Clarendon Press.
    The concept of reproductive health promises to play a crucial role in improving women's health and rights around the world. It was internationally endorsed by a United Nations conference in 1994, but remains controversial because of the challenge it presents to conservative agencies: it challenges policies of suppressing public discussion on human sexuality and regulating its private expressions. Reproductive Health and Human Rights is designed to equip healthcare providers and administrators to integrate ethical, legal, and human rights principles in protection (...)
     
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  4. Rebecca J. Cook & Bernard M. Dickens (2002). The Injustice of Unsafe Motherhood. Developing World Bioethics 2 (1):64–81.
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  5. Rebecca J. Cook & David A. Grimes (1992). Antiprogestin Drugs: Ethical, Legal and Medical Issues. Journal of Law, Medicine and Ethics 20 (3):149-153.
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  6. Rebecca J. Cook (1989). International Dimensions of the Department of Justice Arguments in the Webster Case. Journal of Law, Medicine and Ethics 17 (4):384-394.