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Education:

  • 1996, M.P.H., Law and Public Health, Harvard School of Public Health
  • 1991, J.D. cum laude, Harvard Law School
  • 1987, Double Concentration:Sociology & Latin American Literature, A.B. summa cum laude, Harvard College

Languages:

  • Bilingual English-Spanish
  • Portuguese and Italian reading proficiency

Academic Appointments:

2012-Present, Lecturer on Law and Global Health, Department of Global Health and Population, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Boston, MA

Winter 2016, Lecturer on Law, Harvard Law School, Cambridge, MA

Fall 2015, Lecturer on Law, Harvard Law School, Cambridge, MA

2009-2012, Adjunct Lecturer on Health Policy and Management, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

2010-2011, Adjunct Associate Professor of Human Rights Law, Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University

2003-2009, Instructor, Health Policy and Management, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

1996-2002, Assistant Professor of Clinical Public Health, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University

1991-1993, Visiting Scholar and Professor, Department of Social Anthropology, Mexican National Institute of Anthropology and History

Other Academic Positions and Major Visiting Appointments:

    • 2015-2016, Visiting Gladstein Professor of Human Rights, University of Connecticut
    • 2015-Present, Director, Joint JD/MPH Program, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Boston, MA
    • 2014-Present, Policy Director, François-Xavier Bagnoud Center for Health and Human Rights, Harvard University, Boston/Cambridge, MA
    • 2014-Present, Global Fellow, Centre on Law and Social Transformation, University of Bergen, Norway
    • 2011-2014, Director, Program on the Health Rights of Women and Children, François-Xavier Bagnoud Center for Health and Human Rights, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Boston, MA
    • 2009-2012, Associated Senior Researcher, Christian Michelsen Institute, Bergen, Norway
    • 2007-2011, Joseph H. Flom Fellow on Global Health and Human Rights, Harvard Law School, Cambridge, MA
    • 2008, 2010, Professor, University of Bergen Summer Research School, Bergen, Norway
    • 2003-2009, Instructor, Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Cambridge, MA

Honors and Distinctions:

    • 2015-Present, Commissioner on the Lancet-O’Neil Institute Commission on Global Health and the Law
      • 2015-2016, Visiting Gladstein Professorship of Human Rights, University of Connecticut
      • 2015-Present, Oversight Committee member, Constitutional Implementation Committee of Kenya (only non-Kenyan)
      • 2011-2013, Independent Voluntary Expert in Implementation of Judgment T-760/08, Colombian Constitutional Court (only non-Colombian)
      • 2010, Ivan and Janice Stone Honorary Lectureship, Beloit College
      • 2009, “Smart Cookie” Award for Leadership in the Creation of Amnesty International’s Global Campaign on Maternal Mortality
      • 2008, UMass Memorial Women’s Health Summit, Distinguished Lectureship
      • 2007-11, Joseph H. Flom Fellowship on Global Health and Human Rights, Harvard Law School
      • 2001-02, Calderone Award for Outstanding Junior Faculty, Mailman school of Public Health
      • 1996, Samdperil Health Law Essay Award, Harvard School of Public Health
      • 1996, Francois-Xavier Bagnoud Health & Human Rights Essay Award, HSPH
      • 1991, Echoing Green Public Interest Fellowship
      • 1989, Andres Public Interest Grant, Harvard Law School
      • 1987, Phi Beta Kappa
      • 1987, Certificate of Achievement in Latin American Studies, Harvard College
      • 1985-87, John Harvard Scholarship, Harvard College
      • 1984-87, Elizabeth Cary Agassiz Scholarship, Harvard College

Other Professional Experience:

        • 2008-2011, Special Adviser, Amnesty International’s global campaign on poverty: Demand Dignity and Recipient of the 2009 “Smart Cookie Award” on behalf of the Demand Dignity Campaign. http://www.facebook.com/video/video.php?v=847666692010
        • 2005-2007,  Director of Research and Investigations, Physicians for Human Rights, Cambridge, MA
        • 2003-2005, Consultant on Health, Development and Human Rights Issues, with a focus on Latin America, Montevideo, Uruguay
        • 1996-2003, Staff Attorney, Law and Policy Project, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University
        • 1993-1995, Associate (3rd -5th year), Cleary, Gottlieb, Steen & Hamilton, New York, NY

International Advisory and Steering Committees:

        • 2016-Present, Member, Expert Group, UN High-Level Commission on Health Employment and Economic Growth
        • 2015-Present, Commissioner, Lancet-O’Neill Institute Commission on Global Health and Law
        • 2014-Present, Advisory Group, UNRISD and ILO, Linking Social Protection and Human Rights
        • 2014-Present, Steering Committee, Global Child Poverty Coalition
        • 2014- Present, Steering Committee, World Bank Institute, Health to Rights: Initiative on Priority-Setting, Equity and Constitutional Mandates in Health [“SaluDerecho: Iniciativa sobre priorizacion, equidad y mandatos constitucionales en salud”]
        • 2013- 2014, Steering Committee, Measuring Advocacy for Policy Change: The Case for Respectful Maternity Care Steering Committee
        • 2013- 2014, World Bank Technical Advisory group for report on women’s voice, agency, and participation
        • 2013- Present, Academic Steering Committee for the Extraterritorial Obligations Consortium
        • 2013- 2014, Official Drafting Committee for the Framework Convention for Global Health and Editor of the special issue on the Framework Convention for Global Health
        • 2012- Present, Joint Action and Learning Initiative on National and Global Responsibilities for Health (JALI) Advisory Panel
        • 2012- 2014, WHO-led Initiative on Fairness in Achieving Universal Health Coverage
        • 2012- 2013, Reference Group for the ICPD Human Rights Conference
        • 2011- 2013, WHO Steering Committee on Evidence of Impact of Rights-Based Approaches to Women’s and Children’s Health
        • 2011, Partnership for Maternal, Newborn and Child Health Commitments Report Advisory Panel

Professional Boards and Societies

        • 2015-Present, External Advisory Board, The Human Rights, Big Data and Technology Project, University of Essex
        • 2013-Present, Advisory Board, International MotherBaby Childbirth Organization
        • 2012-Present, Member, Executive Committee, Beyond 2015
        • 2011-Present, Advisory Board, Fistula Foundation
        • 2008-Present, Member, International Advisory Council, International Initiative on Maternal Mortality and Human Rights, USA
        • 2004-Present, Member, Advisory Board, Program on Human Rights, Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Peru
        • 2002-Present, Member, Advisory Committee, Center for Policy Analysis on Trade and Health (CPATH), USA
        • 2002-Present, Member, Advisory Board, MINGAPerú, Peru
        • 2001-2015, Board of Directors, Center for Economic and Social Rights, Spain/USA (Chair, 2009-2014; Vice-Chair, 2002-2008)
        • 1999-Present, Member, Advisory Board, EDHUCASalud (“Educación en Derechos Humanos con Aplicación en Salud” or Education in Human Rights with Applications in Health), Peru
        • 1997-Present, Member, American Public Health Association, USA
        • 2010-2012, Member, Reference Group, International Budget Partnership-Partnership Initiative
        • 2007-2008, Co-Chair, International Human Rights Committee, Boston Bar Association, USA
        • 2003-2007, Member, Advisory Board, Observatory on the Right to Health, Peru
        • 2004-2009, Member, Board of Directors, Mental Disability Rights International, USA
        • 2002-2005,  Member, International Advisory Council, Physicians for Human Rights, USA
        • 1999-2002,  Member, Committee on Scientific Freedom and Responsibility, American Association for the Advancement of Science, USA
        • 1997-2000, Member, International Society for Health and Human Rights, USA
        • 1996-2001, Member, Board of Directors, Physicians for Human Rights, USA
        • 1992-2005, Member, Association of the Bar of the City of New York (International Human Rights Committee, 1998-1999), USA

Editorial Boards:

          • Contributing Editor, Health and Human Rights: An International Journal
          • Editorial Review Board, Human Rights Quarterly
          • International Advisory Board, Human Rights and the Global Economy
          • Editorial Review Board, Revista Iberoamericana de Derechos Humanos
          • Executive Editor, Critical Concepts, Health and Human Rights: An International Journal, 2007–2010

Major Research Interests:

Intersections of health, development, and law (especially human rights); reproductive, sexual, and maternal health; role of courts in enforcing health rights.

Teaching Experience:

2015, Field Placement: Applying Human Rights Frameworks to Health (GHP 300), Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health
2015, Litigating Health Rights: Can Courts Bring More Justice to Health? (HLS 2772), Harvard Law School
2014, 2015, Field Experience in Health and Human Rights (GHP268), Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
2013, The Right to Health in Resource-Poor Settings: Maternal Health in Tanzania (GHP549), Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
2013, Intensive Course on Health and Human Rights: Concepts, Implementation, and Impact, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Lecturer
2012-2014,  Global School on Socioeconomic Rights: Health Rights Litigation, intensive one-week course,  course developer and director/lecturer
2011, Human Rights and Health (ILO L217), Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University, course developer/instructor
2010, Health and Human Rights, Bergen Summer Research Seminar, course developer/co-instructor
2008, 2010,  Advocacy on Economic and Social Rights; The Right to Health in Resource-poor Settings, Bergen Summer Research Seminar, Co-instructor
2006-2010,  Clinical supervision of law students, Harvard Law School
2006-2007, Adviser to students on practica, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
2003-Present, Ethical Basis of the Practice of Public Health (ID251), Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, co-instructor
1999-2002, Health and Human Rights, Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Lima, Peru, Lecturer
1996-2002, Supervisor and Thesis advisor, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University
1996-1999, Health and Human Rights, Mailman School of Public Health, course developer/ instructor
1996-1999,  Complex Humanitarian Emergencies, Mailman School of Public Health, course developer/leader

University Service and Leadership:

2015-Present, Member, Dean’s Advisory Committee on Sexual Assault and Harassment Prevention, Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health

2015-Present, Faculty Affiliate, David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies, Harvard University

2015-Present, Faculty Affiliate, Center for African Studies, Harvard University

2015, Member, Research Strategy Review Group- Poverty and Humanitarian Crises, Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health

Licensure and Certification:

1997, Certified by U.S. Office of Foreign Disaster Assistance in “Health in Complex Humanitarian Emergencies”
1997, Qualified in U.S. Federal District Court as Expert Witness with respect to “Human Rights in Mexico”
1992, Licensed to practice law in the State of New York
1992, Licensed to practice law in the District of Columbia

Publications (Chronological Order):

Peer-reviewed Publications

1. Yamin, AE. “Ethnic Cleansing” and Other Lies: Reflections on Combining Health and Human Rights in the Search for Truth and Justice in the Former Yugoslavia. Health and Human Rights: An International Journal. 1996; 2:58-87. [Also reprinted in: J. Mann ed. Health and Human Rights: A Reader. Routledge; London: 1999.]
2. Yamin, AE. Transformative Combinations: Women’s Health and Human Rights. Journal of the American Medical Women’s Association. 1997; 52:169-173.
3. Yamin, AE. Dignidad y Bienestar- El Valor de las Técnicas y Metodologías Médicas en la Promoción de los Derechos Humanos: El Caso Estudio de México. Cuadernos Médicos Sociales. 1998; 74:5-24.
4. Yamin, AE. Protecting and Promoting the Right to Health in Latin America: Selected Experiences from the Field. Health and Human Rights: An International Journal. 2001; 5:116-148.
5. Yamin, AE. Challenges and Possibilities for Innovative Praxis in Health and Human Rights: Reflections from Peru. Health and Human Rights: An International Journal. 2002; 6: 35-64.
6. Miranda, JJ and Yamin, AE. Reproductive Health without Rights in Peru. Lancet. 2004; 363: 66-69.
7. Shaffer ER, Brenner JE, and Yamin, AE. The FTAA: Health Hazard for the Americas? Journal of Developing Societies. 2004; 19 (2-3): 137-171.
8. Miranda, JJ and Yamin, AE. Frameworks for Understanding Dilemmas of Health Care in a Globalised World: A Case Study of Reproductive Health Policies in Peru. Politics and Ethics Review. 2005; 1(2):177-187.
9. Yamin, AE and Rosenthal, E. Out of the Shadows: Using Human Rights Approaches to Secure Dignity and Well-being for People with Mental Disabilities. PLoS Medicine. 2005; 2 (4):102-104.
10. Yamin, AE. Promising but Elusive Engagements: Combining Public Health and Human Rights to Promote Women’s Well-being. Health and Human Rights: An International Journal. 2005; 8(1): 62-92.
11. Yamin, AE. The Right to Health under International Law and its Relevance to the United States. American Journal of Public Health. 2005; 95 (7):1156-61.
12. Miranda, JJ and Yamin, AE. Políticas de Salud y Salud Politizada? Un análisis de las políticas de salud sexual y reproductiva desde la perspectiva de la ética médica, la calidad de atención y los derechos humanos (Health Policies and Politicized Health?: An Analysis of Reproductive and Sexual Health Policies in Peru from the Perspectives of Medical Ethics, Quality of Care and Human Rights). Cadernos de Saúde Pública. 2008; 24(1): 7-15.
13. Miranda, JJ and Yamin, AE. Educando a los futuros profesionales de salud: un desafío para la salud y los derechos humanos en America Latina (Educating Future Health Professionals: A Challenge for Health and Human Rights in Latin America). Revista Peruana de Medicina Experimental y Salud Pública. 2009; 25(3):302-08.
14. Yamin, AE and Parra–Vera, O. How do Courts Set Health Policy? The Case of the Colombian Constitutional Court. PLoS Medicine. 2009; 6(2): e1000032.
15. Gianella Malca, C, Parra-Vera, O, Yamin, AE, and Torres Tovar, M. ¿Deliberación democrática o mercadeo social? Los dilemas de la definición pública en salud en el contexto del seguimiento de la Sentencia T–760 de 2008 [Democratic deliberation or social marketing? The dilemmas of a public definition of health in the context of the implementation of Judgment T–760/08], Health and Human Rights: An International Journal. 2009; 11:1, 1-13.
16. Yamin, AE. Toward Transformative Accountability: A Proposal for Rights-based Approaches to Fulfilling Maternal Health Obligations. Sur: An International Journal. 2010; 7(12): 95-122. [Also reprinted in: Hunt P, Gray T (eds). Maternal Mortality, Human Rights and Accountability. Oxford: Routledge; 2013.]
17. Meier, BM and Yamin, AE. Right to Health Litigation and HIV/AIDS Policy. Journal of Law, Medicine & Ethics. 2011; 39:81-84.
18. Yamin, AE and Falb, KL. Counting What We Know: Knowing What to Count: Sexual and reproductive rights, maternal health, and the Millennium Development Goals. Nordic Journal on Human Rights. 2012; 30:3: 350–371.
19. Yamin, AE. Applying Human Rights to Maternal Health: UN Technical Guidance on Rights-based Approaches. International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics. 2013; 121(2): 190-193.
20. Fukuda-Parr, S and Yamin, AE. The Power of Numbers: A Critical Review of MDG Targets for Human Development and Human Rights. Development. 2013; 56 (1): 58-65; doi:10.1057/dev.2013.8.
21. Yamin, AE, Boulanger, VM, Falb, KL, Shuma, J, Leaning, J. Costs of Inaction on Maternal Mortality: Qualitative Evidence of the Impacts of Maternal Deaths on Living Children in Tanzania. PLoS ONE. 2013; 8(8): e71674. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0071674.
22. Yamin, AE. From Ideals to Tools: Applying Human Rights to Maternal Health. PLOS Medicine. 2013; 10(11): e1001546. doi: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1001546.
23. Yamin, AE and Boulanger, VM. Embedding Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights in a Transformational Development Framework: Lessons Learned from the MDG Targets and Indicators. Reproductive Health Matters. 2013; 21(42):74-85.
24. Fukuda-Parr, S, Yamin, AE, Greenstein, J. The Power of Numbers: A Critical Review of MDG Targets for Human Development and Human Rights. Journal of Human Development and Capabilities. 2014; 15(2-3):105-117.
25. Yamin, AE and Boulanger, VM. Why Global Goals Matter: The Experience of Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights in the MDGs. Journal of Human Development and Capabilities. 2014; 15(2-3): 218-231.
26. Yamin, AE and Frisancho, A. Human Rights-based Approaches to Health in Latin America. Lancet. 2014; 385(9975): e26-29. doi:10.1016/S0140-6736(14)61280-0. [Also translated with permission as: Yamin, AE and Frisancho, A. Enfoques basados en los derechos humanos para la salud en America Latina. MEDICC Review 2015, 17(Suppl); S5.]
27. Yamin, AE and Cantor, R. Between Insurrectional Discourse and Operational Guidance: Challenges and Dilemmas in Implementing Human Rights-Based Approaches to Health. Journal of Human Rights Practice. 2014; 6(3): 451-485.
28. Molla, M, Mitiku, I, Worku, A, and Yamin, AE. Impacts of Maternal Mortality on Living Children and Families: A Qualitative Study from Butajira, Ethiopia. Reproductive Health. 2015, 12(Suppl 1); S6.
29. Moucheraud, C, Worku, A, Molla, M, Finlay, J, Leaning, J, and Yamin, AE. Consequences of Maternal Mortality on Infant and Child Survival: A 25 Year Longitudinal Analysis in Butajira, Ethiopia (1987-2011). Reproductive Health. 2015, 12(Suppl 1); S4.
30. Knight, L and Yamin, AE. “Without a Mother”: Qualitative Findings About the Impacts of Maternal Mortality on Families in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. Reproductive Health 2015, 12(Suppl 1); S5.
31. Houle, B, Clark, S, Khan, K, Tollman, M and Yamin AE. The Impact of Maternal Mortality on Children’s Risk of Dying in Rural South Africa: Evidence From a Population-based Surveillance Study (1992-2013). Reproductive Health. 2015, 12(Suppl 1); S7.
32. Bazile, J, Rigodon, J, Berman, L, Boulanger, VM, Maistrellis, E, Kausiwa, P and Yamin, AE. Intergenerational Impacts of Maternal Mortality: Qualitative Findings from Rural Malawi. Reproductive Health. 2015, 12(Suppl 1); S1.
33. Yamin, AE, Bazile, J, Knight, L, Molla, M, Maistrellis, E, and Leaning, J. Tracing Shadows: How Gendered Power Relations Shape the Impacts of Maternal Death on Living Children in Sub Saharan Africa. Social Science and Medicine. 2015, 135: 143-150.
34. Yamin, AE and Lander, F. Implementing a Circle of Accountability: A Framework for Judiciaries in Enforcing Health-related Rights. Journal of Human Rights. 2015, 14(3): 312-331.
35. Finlay JE, Moucheraud C, Goshev S, Levira F, Mrema S, Canning D, Masania H, and Yamin AE. The Effects of Maternal Mortality on Infant and Child Survival in Rural Tanzania: A Cohort Study. Matern Child Health J 2015, 19(11): 2393-2402.

Law Journal Articles and Other Non-peer reviewed publications

36. Yamin, AE. Empowering Visions: Toward a Dialectical Pedagogy of Human Rights. Human Rights Quarterly.1993; 5:640-685.
37. Yamin, AE. Defining Questions: Situating Issues of Power in the Formulation of a Right to Health Under International Law. Human Rights Quarterly. 1996; 18: 398-438.
38. Yamin, AE. Reflections on Defining, Understanding and Measuring Poverty in Terms of Violations of Economic and Social Rights Under International Law. Georgetown Journal on Fighting Poverty. 1997; 4:273-307.
39. Yamin, AE and Noriega, P. The Absence of the Rule of Law in Mexico: Implications for a Transition to Democracy. Loyola Journal of International and Comparative Law. 1999; 21: 467-520.
40. Yamin, AE and Maine, D. Maternal Mortality as A Human Rights Issue: Measuring Compliance with International Treaty Obligations. Human Rights Quarterly. 1999; 21:563-607. [Also reprinted in: S Gruskin, et al. eds., Perspectives on Health and Human Rights. Routledge; London: 2005.]
41. Yamin, AE and Miranda, JJ. Ética, Calidad de Atención y Derechos Humanos (Ethics, Quality of Care and Human Rights). Idéese. 2002; 1: 35-42.
42. Yamin, AE. Not just a Tragedy: Access to Medications as a Right under International Law. Boston University International Law Journal, 2003; 21: 325-371.
43. Yamin, AE. The Future in the Mirror: Constructing and De-Constructing Strategies for the Defense and Promotion of Economic, Social and Cultural Rights. Human Rights Quarterly. 2005; 27(4):1200-1244. [Also reprinted in: R. Cook and C. Ngwena eds., Health and Human Rights. Ashgate; London: 2007.]
44. Yamin, AE. Will We Take Suffering Seriously?: Reflections of What it Means to Apply a Human Rights Framework to Health and Why We Should Care. Health and Human Rights: An International Journal, 2008; 10(1):45-63.
45. Yamin, AE. Beyond Compassion: The Central Role of Accountability in Applying a Human Rights Framework to Health. Health and Human Rights: An International Journal. 2008; 10(2):1-20.
46. Yamin, AE. Suffering and Powerlessness: The Significance of Promoting Participation in Rights-based Approaches to Health. Health and Human Rights: An International Journal. 2009; 11(1): 5-22.
47. Yamin, AE and Parra-Vera, O. Judgment T 760/08 and the Restructuring of Colombia’s Health System. Housing and ESC Rights Quarterly. 2009; 6(2): 0147-0150.
48. Yamin, AE and Parra-Vera, O. Judicial Protection of the Right to Health in Colombia: From Social Demands to Individual Claims to Public Debates. Hastings International & Comparative Law Review. 2010; 33(2): 431-459.
49. Yamin, AE. Our Place in the World: Conceptualizing Obligations Beyond Borders in Human Rights-based Approaches to Health. Health and Human Rights: An International Journal. 2010; 12(1): 3-14.
50. Yamin, AE. Shades of Dignity: Understanding Equality, Equity and Non-discrimination in Rights-based Approaches to Health. Health and Human Rights: An International Journal. 2010; 11(2): 1-18.
51. Kuruvilla, S, Bustreo, F, Hunt, P, Singh, A, Friedman, E, Luchesi, T, Germann, S, Terje Loraas, K, Yamin, AE, Andion, X, Frenk, J, and the Working Group on the MDGs and Human Rights for the UN Secretary-General’s Global Strategy for Women’s and Children’s Health. The Millennium Development Goals and Human Rights: Realizing Shared Commitments. Human Rights Quarterly. 2012; 34(1): 141-177.
52. Yamin, AE. Power and Participation in Moving Towards 2015 and Beyond: A View from Civil Society. Acronym: The World Federation of UN Associations’ (WFUNA) journal. 2012; 2(1): 16-23.
53. Yamin, AE and Norheim, OF. Taking Equality Seriously: Applying Human Rights Frameworks to Priority Setting in Health. Human Rights Quarterly. 2014; 36:296-324.
54. Yamin, AE. Promoting Equity in Health: What Role for the Courts? Health and Human Rights Journal. 2014, 16(2): 183-186. [Also reprinted in: S Fredman and M Fredman eds., Social and Economic Rights and Constitutional Law. Edward Elgar; Cheltenham: forthcoming 2016.]
55. Yamin, AE. The power (and weakness) of numbers: What the MDGs left out. Development Today. 2015; 25(4-5): 14-15.
56. Yamin, AE. Promoting Equity in Health: What Role for Courts? Editorial. Health and Human Rights Journal. 2014: 16(2): 1-9.
57. Yamin, AE and Duger A. (in press). Adjudicating Health-Related Rights: Proposed Considerations for the United Nations Committee on Economic, Social, and Cultural Rights, and Other International Tribunals. Chicago Journal of International Law.
58. Oja, L and Yamin, AE. (in press).  “Woman” in the European Human Rights System: How is the Reproductive Rights Jurisprudence of the European Court of Human Rights Constructing Narratives of Women’s Citizenship? Colombia Journal of Gender and Law.

Books, Book Chapters, and Monographs

1. Yamin, AE. Conjurando Inequidades: Vigilancia Social sobre el Derecho A la Salud. [Overcoming Inequities: Social Monitoring of the Right to Health]. Lima, Perú: Centro de Asesoría Legal; 2001. (Second edition, 2002.)
2. Yamin, AE. Prologue and Introduction. In: Derechos Humanos y Salud: Encontrando los lazos [Human Rights and Health:Finding the Links]. Lima, Perú: EDHUCASalud; 2002: 15-19.
3. Yamin, AE. Castillos de Arena en el Camino hacia la modernidad: Una perspectiva desde derechos humanos sobre el proceso de reforma al sector Salud en el Perú (1990-2000) y las implicancias en la muerte materna, [Sandcastles on the Road to Modernity: A Human Rights Perspective on the Process of Health Sector Reform in Peru (1990-2000) and Implications for Maternal Mortality.] Lima, Perú: Centro de la Mujer Peruana Flora Tristán/University of San Marcos, Programa de Estudios de Genero, Población y Desarrollo; 2003.
4. Yamin, AE. Embodying Shadows: Tracing the Contours of Women’s Rights to Health. In: Gordon N (ed). From the Margin of Globalization: Critical Perspectives on Human Rights. New York: Lexington Books; 2004: 223-257.
5. Yamin, AE. Learning to Dance: Bringing the Fields of Human Rights and Public Health Together to Promote Women’s Well-Being. In: Yamin, AE (ed). Learning to Dance: Case Studies on Advancing Women’s Reproductive Health and Well-Being from the Perspectives of Public Health and Human Rights. Cambridge, MA: Francois-Xavier Bagnoud Center on Health and Human Rights Series, Harvard University Press; 2005: 1-36.
6. Yamin, AE. Abramos las puertas: Introducción (“Let’s Open the Doors: Introduction”). In: Yamin, AE (ed). Los derechos económicos, sociales y culturales en América Latina: Del invento a la herramienta (Economic, Social and Cultural Rights in Latin America: From Ideals to Tools”). Mexico City, Mexico: Plaza y Valdés Editores; 2006.
7. Carmalt, J, Zaidi, S, and Yamin, AE. Entrenched Inequity: Health Care in the United States. In: Hertel S and Libal K (eds). Human Rights in the United States: Beyond Exceptionalism. London: Cambridge University Press; 2011:153-174.
8. Yamin, AE and Miranda, JJ. Building a Rights-Based Health Movement: Lessons from the Peruvian Experience. In: De Feyter K (ed). The Local Relevance of Human Rights. London: Cambridge University Press; 2011:176-207.
9. Yamin, AE. Sexual and Reproductive Rights From Theory to Practice: Maternal Mortality. In: Backman G & Fitchett J (eds). The Right to Health: From Theory to Practice. Stockholm: Student Litteratur; 2011:159-190.
10. Yamin, AE, Parra-Vera, O, Gianella, C. Judicial protection of the Right to Health in Colombia: An Elusive Promise? In: Yamin AE and Gloppen S (eds). Litigating Health Rights: Can Courts Bring More Justice to Health? Cambridge, MA: Harvard Human Rights Series, Harvard University Press; 2011: 103-131.
11. Yamin, AE. Suffering, Power and Courts: Reflections on Judicialization of the Right to Health. In: Yamin, AE and Gloppen S (eds). Litigating Health Rights: Can Courts Bring More Justice to Health? Cambridge, MA: Harvard Human Rights Series, Harvard University Press; 2011: 333-372. [Also reprinted partially in: Grodin M, Tarantola D, Annas G, Gruskin S (eds). Health and Human Rights in a Changing World. Routledge; New York: 2013)
12. Yamin, AE and Carmalt, JC. The United States: Right to Health Obligations in the Context of Disparity and Reform. In: Zuniga JM, Marks SP, Gostin LO (eds), Advancing the Human Right to Health. Oxford: Oxford University Press; 2013, 231-244.
13. Yamin, AE. Women’s Health and Human Rights: Struggles to Engender Social Transformation. In: Zuniga JM, Marks SP, Gostin LO (eds), Advancing the Human Right to Health. Oxford: Oxford University Press; 2013, 275-290.
14. Yamin, AE. Towards Transformative Accountability: Applying a Rights-based Approach to Fulfill Maternal Health Obligations. In: Hunt P, Gray T (eds). Maternal Mortality, Human Rights and Accountability. Oxford: Routledge; 2013, 129-143.
15. Parra-Vera, O and Yamin, AE. La Implementación de la Sentencia T 760/08 en Colombia (“The Implementation of the Judgment T 760/08 in Colombia”). In: Clérico L, et al. (eds), Tratado de Derecho a la Salud. Buenos Aires: Abelardo Perrot; 2013.
16. Yamin, AE. Health and Human Rights in Latin America: A Lawyer’s Experience with Public Health Internationalism. In: Birn AE, Brown TM (eds). Comrades in Health: U.S. Health Internationalists, Abroad and at Home. New York: Rutgers University Press; 2013, 238-253.
17. Yamin, AE. Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights and Goal 5: Taking Stock; Looking Forward. In: Langford, M, Sumner, A, and Yamin, AE (eds). Millennium Development Goals and Human Rights: Past, Present and Future. London: Cambridge University Press; 2013, 232-254.
18. Langford, M, Sumner, A, and Yamin, AE. Situating the Debate. In: Langford, M, Sumner, A, and Yamin, AE (eds). Millennium Development Goals and Human Rights: Past, Present and Future. London: Cambridge University Press; 2013, 1-34.
19. Langford, M, Sumner, A, and Yamin, AE. Reconciling the Paradigms? In: Langford, M, Sumner, A, and Yamin, AE (eds). Millennium Development Goals and Human Rights: Past, Present and Future. London: Cambridge University Press; 2013, 539-557.
20. Bustreo, F, Hunt, P, Gruskin, S, Eide, A, McGoey L, Rao, S, Songane, F, Tarantola, D, Unnithan, M, Yamin, AE, van Bolhuis, A, Ferguson, L, Halliday, E, Kuruvilla, S, Popay, J, Sander, G. Women’s and Children’s Health: Evidence of Impact of Human Rights. World Health Organization, 2013.
21. Yamin, AE. Contributing Author: Ottersen, T, Norheim, OF et al. Making Fair Choices on the Path to Universal Health Coverage. Bulletin of the World Health Organization, 2014 (92): 389. [Translated into Spanish and reprinted as Cómo tomar decisiones justas en el camino hacia la cobertura universal de salud. Pan American Health Organization; 2015.]
22. Yamin, AE. Power, Suffering and the Struggle for Dignity: Human Rights Frameworks for Health and Why They Matter. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press; 2016.
23. Yamin, AE. Prologue. In: Alvarado, S and Chavez, E. Violencia Como Factor Asociado a la Muerte Materna de Adolescentes, un Estudio Cualitativo. Perú 2012-2014 [Violence as an Associated Factor in Adolescent Maternal Mortiality, A Qualitative Study. Peru 2012-2014.]. Lima, Perú: PROMSEX; 2015.
24. Yamin, AE. Prologue. In: Gruenberg, C and Garza, M. Economía Política del Sufrimiento Evitable: Porque el Presupuesto Público Importa para Avanzar en los Derechos Reproductivos de las Mujeres. [The Political Economy of avoidable suffering: why the public budget matters to advance the reproductive rights of women]. Barcelona, Spain: GEDISA; forthcoming 2016.

Edited Volumes

1. Yamin, AE (ed). Learning to Dance: Case Studies on Advancing Women’s Reproductive Health and Well-Being from the Perspectives of Public Health and Human Rights. Cambridge, MA: Francois-Xavier Bagnoud Center on Health and Human Rights Series Harvard University Press; 2005. Translated into Spanish: Aprendiendo a Bailar. Como impulsar la salud y el bienestar reproductivo de las mujeres desde perspectivas de salud pública y de derechos Humanos, CLADEM Peru; 2007. Translated into French: Apprendre à danser: Santé Publique et Driots de L’Homme une Double Perspective Pour Promouvoir le Bien-être et la Santé des Femmes. Nouveaux Horizons; 2009.
2. Yamin, AE (ed). Los derechos económicos, sociales y culturales en América Latina: Del invento a la herramienta (Economic, Social and Cultural Rights in Latin America: From Ideals to Tools). Mexico City, Mexico: Plaza y Valdés Editores; 2006.
3. Yamin, AE and Gloppen, S (eds). Litigating Health Rights: Can Courts Bring More Justice to Health? Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2011. Translated into Spanish: La lucha por los derechos de la salud: ¿Puede la justicia ser una herramienta de cambio?, Siglo XXI Editores, Buenos Aires, Argentina; 2013.
4. Langford, M, Sumner, A, and Yamin, AE (eds). Millennium Development Goals and Human Rights: Past, Present and Future. London: Cambridge University Press; 2013.

Human Rights Reports, Reviews, Editorials, Technical Briefs, and Working Papers

1. Yamin, AE. Justice Corrupted, Justice Denied: Unmasking the Untouchables of the Mexican Federal Judicial Police. New York: World Policy Institute; 1992.
2. Yamin, AE. El Sistema Interamericano: Un manual para el defensor de los derechos humanos en México (The Inter-American System: A Manual for the Mexican Human Rights Advocate). Mexico City: INAH-SEP; 1993.
3. Yamin, AE. Cuba. In: Shackling the Defenders: Legal Restrictions on Independent Human Rights Advocacy Worldwide. New York: Lawyers’ Committee for Human Rights; 1994: 29-32.
4. Yamin, AE. El Salvador. In: Critique: Review of U.S. State Department Annual Country Report on Human Rights Practices for 1993. New York: Lawyers’ Committee for Human Rights; 1994.
5. Yamin, AE. An Area of Neglect: The Treatment of Freedom of Association and Independent Human Rights Monitoring in the Country Reports – Mexico. In: Critique: Review of U.S. State Department Annual Country Report on Human Rights Practices for 1996. New York: Lawyers’ Committee for Human Rights; 1997.
6. Iacopino, V, Rasekh, Z, Yamin, AE, et al. The Taliban’s War on Women: A Health and Human Rights Crisis in Afghanistan. Boston, MA: Physicians for Human Rights; 1998.
7. Yamin, AE. Review of Nancy Hollander, Love in a Time of Hate: Liberation Psychology. In: Latin America, Journal of Inter-American Studies and World Affairs. 1998; 40: 137-141.
8. Yamin, AE, Penchaszadeh, V, and Crane, T. Health Care Held Hostage: Violations of Medical Neutrality and Human Rights in Chiapas, Mexico. Boston, MA: Physicians for Human Rights; 1999.
9. Yamin, AE. Facing the 21st Century: Challenges and Strategies for the Latin American Human Rights Community. Rapporteur’s Report for Conference sponsored by the Washington Office on Latin America and the Instituto de Defensa Legal. Washington, DC: Washington Office on Latin America; 1999.
10. Yamin, AE. Review of Brigit Toebes, The Right to Health as a Human Right in International Law. Human Rights Quarterly. 1999; 21:1123-29.
11. Yamin, AE. Maternidad Segura: Prioridad Impostergable. Ideele. 2000; 129: 61-64.
12. Yamin, AE. Review of M Berer and TK Sundari Ravindram, eds., Safe Motherhood Initiatives: Critical Issues in Women & Health. 2001; 31: 102-05.
13. Yamin, AE and Rios, M. Análisis de la Situación en el Perú con Respecto al Derecho a la Salud [Analysis of the Situation Regarding the Right to Health in Peru]. APRODEH Working Paper Series on Advocacy on the Right to Health in Perú. Lima, Peru: APRODEH, 2002.
14. Yamin, AE, Rios, M, and Hurtado, R. “Marco Conceptual de los Derechos Humanos en Salud” documento preparado por Seminario-Taller: “Salud Publica y derechos Humanos: Estableciendo Lazos.” (“Conceptual Framework for Human Rights and Health”). CIES Working Paper, 2002.
15. Miranda, JJ and Yamin, AE. Where is the Real Debate on Globalisation? Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health. 2002; 56(9): 719.
16. Miranda, JJ and Yamin, AE. A Past, Present, and Future Challenge for the Health and Human Rights Movement. Human Rights Dialogue. 2002; 7: 26.
17. Yamin, AE. Review Essay of Tara Melish, Promoting Economic, Social and Cultural Rights in the Inter-American System: A Manual for Presenting Claims (New Haven, CT: Orville H. Schell, Jr. Center for International Human Rights at Yale Law School, 2003) Human Rights Quarterly. 2003; 25: 1154-1167.
18. Yamin, AE. Journeys Toward the Splendid City, Review Essay of: Paul Farmer, Pathologies of Power: Health, Human Rights and the New War on the Poor (California, 2003). Human Rights Quarterly. 2004; 26: 519-38.
19. Yamin, AE. Review of: Ellen Chesler and Wendy Chavkin, eds, Where Human Rights Begin. (NY: Rutgers University Press; 2006) Global Public Health: An International Journal for Research, Policy and Practice. 2007; 2: 209-213.
20. Yamin, AE. Deadly Delays: Maternal Mortality in Peru. A Rights-Based Approach to Safe Motherhood. Cambridge, MA: Physicians for Human Rights; 2007.
21. Yamin, AE. Review of Lance Gable, Katharina Gamharter, Lawrence O. Gostin, James G. Hodge, Jr., and Rudolf V. Van Puymbroeck. Legal Aspects of HIV/AIDS: A Guide for Policy and Law Reform (Washington, DC; World Bank; 2007). New England Journal of Medicine. 2008; 358(6):652-53.
22. Yamin, AE. Steps to Enhance Peru’s Progress on Maternal Mortality. Lancet. 2008; 372(9636):370. (correspondence).
23. Yamin, AE. Colombia’s Health Reform: False Debates; Real Imperatives. Lancet. 2010; 375:803 (correspondence).
24. Yamin, AE and Irwin, A. Collaborative Imperatives, Elusive Dialogues. Health and Human Rights: An International Journal. 2010; 12:1-2 (editorial).
25. Maestad, O, Ferraz, O, Yamin, AE, Norheim, OF, and Gloppen, S. How Does Litigation Affect Health Financing? World Health Organization Technical Brief Series, Brief No 15. 2010.
26. Yamin, AE. Contributor: Shaping our Shared Future Beyond 2015: Perspectives from the Global South. Wada Na Todo Abhiyan, 2012.
27. Yamin, AE. Lead consultant/author: Technical Guidance on the application of a human rights-based approach to the implementation of policies and programmes to reduce preventable maternal morbidity and mortality. United Nations General Assembly, Human Rights Council, A/HRC/21/22, 2012.
28. Friedman E, Dasgupta J, Yamin AE, and Gostin LO. Realizing the Right to Health Through a Framework Convention on Global Health? Health and Human Rights: An International Journal. 2013; 15:1-4.
29. Yamin, AE. “The Right to Health: Where do We Stand and How Far Have we Come?” Essay Review of John Tobin, The Right to Health in International Law (London; Oxford University Press, 2012). Human Rights Quarterly. 2013; 35:2, 509-517.
30. Yamin, AE. Contributing author: Partnership for Maternal, Newborn & Child Health, Knowledge Summary 23 Human Rights and Accountability, Women’s and Children’s Health. World Health Organization, 2013.
31. Fukuda-Parr, S, Yamin, AE, Greenstein, J. The Power of Numbers: A Critical Review of MDG Targets for Human Development and Human Rights. François-Xavier Bagnoud Center for Health and Human Rights Working Paper, May 2013.
32. Yamin, AE and Boulanger, VM. From Transforming Power to Counting Numbers: The Evolution of Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights in Development; and Where we Want to go From Here. François-Xavier Bagnoud Center for Health and Human Rights Working Paper, May 2013.

Blogs and Op-eds

1. Robinson, M and Yamin, AE. Let’s Stop Women’s Suffering. Op-Ed. Boston Globe/International Herald Tribune. June 4, 2009.
2. Yamin, AE. Una oportunidad para demostrar un liderazgo real sobre los derechos de la mujer. Op-Ed. El Pais. September 20, 2010.
3. Yamin, AE and Fukuda-Parr, S. Learning the Lessons of the MDGs: Second Time Round, Let’s Get it Right. The Guardian: Poverty Matters Blog. August 30, 2011.
4. Yamin, AE. 2015: Reclaiming a Seat at the Table, A Call for Engagement by the Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights Community. Women Deliver News. 2011.
5. Yamin, AE and Gianella, C. Family Planning: Population Numbers Game Must Add up for Women. The Guardian: Poverty Matters Blog. July 10, 2012.
6. Yamin, AE. Post MDGs: What Next for a Global Development Agenda that Takes Human Rights Seriously? UNICEF Research Watch. 2012.
7. Yamin, AE. Emerging Voices: Alicia Ely Yamin on Defining the Next Set of Global Development Goals. Development Channel: The Council on Foreign Relations’ Emerging Voices online series. September 2012.
8. Saiz, I and Yamin, AE. Human Rights and Social Justice: The In(di)visible Link. Open Global Rights, Open Democracy. July 30, 2013.
9. Yamin, AE. Truly Sustainable Development Calls for Systemic Responses. Development Channel: The Council on Foreign Relations. October 2014.
10. Yamin, AE. Opinion: Ebola, Human Rights and Poverty– Making the Links. Open Global Rights, Open Democracy. Re-printed by InterPress Service News Agency. October 2014.