Reproductive Health and Assisted Reproductive Technologies In Sub-Saharan Africa Issues and Challenges

She is currently an Assistant Professor at the American University of Nigeria with research focus on the diverse ways sustainable development intersects with natural resources, international trade, gender,social responsibility, disability, human rights, and the environment. She consults for UN Organ...

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Other Authors: Adelakun, Olanike S. (Editor), Ndoni, Erebi (Editor)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Singapore Palgrave Macmillan 2023, 2023
Edition:1st ed. 2023
Series:Sustainable Development Goals Series
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Collection: Springer eBooks 2005- - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
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505 0 |a Part 1: Reproductive Rights -- Chapter 1: Introduction – Reproductive Health Rights and Reproductive Technologies in Africa -- Chapter 2: Awareness of Reproductive Health Rights Among Women of Childbearing Age in Adamawa, Nigeria -- Chapter 3: A Human Rights-Based Perspective to Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights of African Senior Citizens -- Chapter 4: Reproductive Health Rights of Persons with Disabilities in Nigeria: A Legal or Cultural Deficiency? -- Part 2: Abortion -- Chapter 5: The Provision of Safe and Legal Abortion Services in South Africa: Expanding Access Through Telemedicine During the Covid-19 Pandemic -- Chapter 6: Reproductive Health Norms in West Africa: The Covid-19 Experience and a Path for the Future -- Chapter 7: Reproductive Health Rights in Liberia: The Case of (Il)Legal and (Un)Safe Abortion -- Part 3: Assisted Reproductive Technologies -- Chapter 8: Reproductive Health Rights and the Regulation of Assisted Reproductive Technologies (ART) Services in Nigeria -- Chapter 9: New Frontiers for Reproductive Health Rights: Contemporary Developments in the Regulation of Assisted Reproductive Technologies in South Africa -- Chapter 10: Informed Consent and Ethical Considerations in Assisted Reproductive Technology in Nigeria: Options and Challenges -- Chapter 11: Contract for Gestational Services: Examining the Legal Status and Enforceability of Surrogacy Arrangements in Nigeria -- Chapter 12: The Role of Data Collection in Developing Adequate Legal Mechanisms for -- the Practice of Assisted Reproductive Technologies in Sub-Saharan Africa 
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520 |a She is currently an Assistant Professor at the American University of Nigeria with research focus on the diverse ways sustainable development intersects with natural resources, international trade, gender,social responsibility, disability, human rights, and the environment. She consults for UN Organizations to implement structured courses on Gender Based Violence. She has publications to her credit in areas that cut across her research interests 
520 |a This book focuses on reproductive health rights and assisted reproductive technologies (ART) in sub-Saharan Africa. Each chapter is connected to the other by focusing on different aspects of ART as a means of achieving conception. Topics such as regulation of ART practices, surrogacy and specific aspects of ART, which are gradually becoming acceptable but largely unregulated in Africa, promises to be of interest to scholars, researchers and fertility practitioners. Research in the book take a rights based approach and ethical analysis of ART practice in sub-Saharan Africa by authors from diverse backgrounds bringing together law and society perspectives. Readers stand to gain new knowledge on the societal, legal, medical and psychological requirements, effects and challenges of reproductive health rights and ART in the African context.  
520 |a The book is also relevant to UN Sustainable Development Goal 3: Good Health and Well-being, given that it promotes and advocates foraccess to reproductive healthcare for persons who have difficulty or are unable to conceive without medical assistance. Olanike S. Adelakun is an expert in the broad field of international law with specific interest in women’s rights and child protection. She is a lecturer at the American University of Nigeria and currently a visiting researcher at New York University School of Law. Her experience in preventing Gender Based Violence has led to a wide consultation and program implementation with UN organizations and government agencies. She has published widely in her fields of engagement. Erebi Ndoni is licenced to practice law in Nigeria and a qualified Solicitor of England and Wales. She obtained a Doctorate degree in Law from the University of Dundee.