Publications

Selected Journal Articles:

 

  1. Alicia Ely Yamin & Tara Boghosian, Democracy and Health: Situating Health Rights within a Republic of Reasons, forthcoming in Yale J. Health Law, Policy and Bioethics (2020).

 

  1. Elizabeth Mason, Gita Sen & Alicia Ely Yamin, Universal Health Coverage Provisions for Women, Children, and Adolescents, 98th Bulletin of the World Health Organization 79-79A (2020).

 

  1. Nicholas Alipuli, et al (& AE Yamin), Advancing Women’s, Children’s, and Adolescents’ Health and Equity, 368 BMJ Global Health (2020): 1-2.

 

  1. R Habibi, et al (& AE Yamin), Do not violate the International Health Regulations during the COVID-19 outbreak, (2020) Lancet: DOI: 11016/S0140-6736(20)30373-1.

 

  1. Alicia Ely Yamin, Struggles for Human Rights in Health in an Age of Neoliberalism: From Civil Disobedience to Epistemic Disobedience, Hum. Rts. Practice 1-16 (2019).

 

  1. Alicia Ely Yamin, Andrés Pichón-Rivière, & Paola Bergallo, Unique Challenges for Health Equity in Latin America: Situating the Roles of Priority-Setting and Judicial Enforcement, 18 International Journal on Equity in Health (2019):106-109. DOI: 10.1186/s12939-019-1005-3.

 

  1. Alicia Ely Yamin & Elizabeth Mason, on behalf of the UN Secretary General’s Independent Accountability Panel, Why accountability matters for universal health coverage and meeting the SDGs, 393 LANCET (2019):1082-84.

 

  1. Alicia Ely Yamin, The Right to Health in Latin America: The Challenges of Constructing Fair Limits, 43 Pa. J. Int’l L. 695-732 (2019).

 

  1. Alicia Ely Yamin, The Politics of Knowledge Claims: Sexual and Reproductive Rights in the SDG Era, 9 Global Pol’y52-60 (2019).

 

  1. Alicia Ely Yamin, Beatriz Galli, & Sandra Valongueiro, Implementing International Human Rights Recommendations to Improve Obstetric Care in Brazil, International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics (2018): 1-7. DOI: 10.1002.

 

  1. Alicia Ely Yamin & Andrés Constantin, A Long And Winding Road: The Evolution Of Applying Human Rights Frameworks To Health 49 J. Int’l L. 191-237 (2018).

 

  1. Alicia Ely Yamin & Corey Prachniak-Rincón, Compounded Injustice and Cautionary Notes for “Progress” in the Sustainable Development Era: Considering the Case of Sterilization of Women Living with HIV, 41 J. L. & Gender396- 426 (2018).

 

  1. Camila Gianella & Alicia Ely Yamin, Struggle and Resistance: Using International Bodies to Advance Sexual and Reproductive Rights in Peru, Berkeley J. Gender L. & Just. 101-133 (2018).

 

  1. Alicia Ely Yamin, Neil Datta, and Ximena Andion, Behind the Drama: The Roles of Transnational Actors in Legal Mobilization Over Sexual and Reproductive Rights, XIX J. Gender & L.533-69 (2018).

 

  1. R Baltussen, M P Jansen, L Bijlmakers, N Tromp, Alicia Ely Yamin, O F Norheim, Progressive Realisation of Universal Health Coverage: What Are the Required Processes and Evidence?, 2(3) BMJ Global Health 1 (2017).

 

  1. Carmen Barroso & Kul Chandra Gautam on behalf of Independent Accountability Panel for Every Woman, Every Child, Every Adolescent (with Alicia Ely Yamin), Where is the accountability to adolescents?, Lancet (2017).

 

  1. Benedict Rumbold …& Alicia Ely Yamin, Universal Health Coverage, Priority Setting, and the Human Right to Health, Lancet (2017).

 

  1. Alicia Ely Yamin & Allan Maleche, Realizing Universal Health Coverage in East Africa: The Relevance of Human Rights, 17:21 BMC Int’l Health & Hum. R. (2017).

 

  1. Alicia Ely Yamin, Taking the Right to Health Seriously: Implications for Courts and Health Systems, 39 Rts. Q.341, 341-368 (2017).

 

  1. Alicia Ely Yamin & Paola Bergallo, Narratives of Essentialism and Exceptionalism: The Challenges and Possibilities of Using Human Rights to Improve Access to Safe Abortion, 19 Health & Hum. Rts. J. 1, 1-11 (2017).

 

  1. Liiri Oja & Alicia Ely Yamin, “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?, 32 J. Gender & L. 62, 62-95 (2016).

 

  1. Alicia Ely Yamin & Angela Duger, Adjudicating Health-Related Rights: Proposed Considerations for the United Nations Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, and Other International Tribunals, 17 J. Int’l L. 80, 80-120(2016).

 

  1. Alicia Ely Yamin, Promoting Equity in Health: What Role for the Courts?, 16 Health & Hum. Rts. J. 183, 183-86 (2014), reprinted in Social and Economic Rights and Constitutional Law (Sandra Fredman & Meghan Campbell eds., 2016).

 

  1. Alicia Ely Yamin & Fiona Lander, Implementing a Circle of Accountability: A Framework for Judiciaries in Enforcing Health-Related Rights, 14 Hum. Rts. 312, 312-331 (2015).

 

  1. Alicia Ely Yamin, The Power (and Weakness) of Numbers: What the MDGs Left Out, 25 Today 14, 14-15 (2015).

 

  1. Paul Hunt, Alicia Ely Yamin & Flavia Bustreo, Making the Case: What is the Evidence of Impact of Applying Human Rights-Based Approaches to Health?, 17 Health & Hum. Rts. J. 1, 1-9 (2015).

 

  1. Alicia Ely Yamin, Junior Bazile, et al, Tracing Shadows: How Gendered Power Relations Shape the Impacts of Maternal Death on Living Children in Sub Saharan Africa, 135 Sci. & Med. 143, 143-50 (2015).

 

  1. Jocelyn E. Finlay, Corrina Moucheraud…& Alicia Ely Yamin, The Effects of Maternal Mortality on Infant and Child Survival in Rural Tanzania: A Cohort Study, 19 Child Health J. 2393, 2393-402 (2015).

 

  1. Junior Bazile, Jonas Rigodon, Leslie Berman, Vanessa M. Boulanger, Emily Maistrellis, Pilira Kausiwa & Alicia Ely Yamin, Intergenerational Impacts of Maternal Mortality: Qualitative Findings from Rural Malawi, 12(Supp. 1) Health S1, S1 (2015).

 

  1. Brian Houle, Samuel J. Clark & Alicia Ely Yamin, The Impact of Maternal Mortality on Children’s Risk of Dying in Rural South Africa: Evidence from a Population-based Surveillance Study (1992-2013), 12(Supp. 1) Health S7, S7 (2015).

 

  1. Lucia Knight & Alicia Ely Yamin, “Without a Mother”: Qualitative Findings about the Impacts of Maternal Mortality on Families in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, 12(Supp. 1) Health S5, S5 (2015).

 

  1. Corrina Moucheraud, Alemayehu Worku, & Alicia Ely Yamin, Consequences of Maternal Mortality on Infant and Child Survival: A 25 year Longitudinal Analysis in Butajira, Ethiopia (1987-2011), 12(Supp. 1) Health S4, S4 (2015).

 

  1. Mitike Molla, Israel Mitiku … & Alicia Ely Yamin, Impacts of Maternal Mortality on Living Children and Families: A Qualitative Study from Butajira, Ethiopia, 12(Supp. 1) Health S6, S6 (2015).

 

  1. Alicia Ely Yamin & Ariel Frisancho, Human Rights-Based Approaches to Health in Latin America, 385 Lancet e26, e26-29 (2014), translated in Alicia Ely Yamin & Ariel Frisancho, Enfoques basados en los derechos humanos para la salud en America Latina, 17(Supp.) MEDICC Review S5, S5 (2015).

 

  1. Alicia Ely Yamin & Rebecca Cantor, Between Insurrectional Discourse and Operational Guidance: Challenges and Dilemmas in Implementing Human Rights-Based Approaches to Health, 6 Hum. Rts. Prac. 451, 451-85 (2014).

 

  1. Sakiko Fukuda-Parr, Alicia Ely Yamin & Joshua Greenstein, The Power of Numbers: A critical Review of MDG Targets for Human Development and Human Rights, 15 Hum. Dev. & Capabilities 105, 105-17 (2014).

 

  1. Alicia Ely Yamin & Vanessa M. Boulanger, Why Global Goals Matter: The Experience of Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights in the MDGs, 15 J. Hum. Dev. & Capabilities 218, 218-31 (2014).

 

  1. Alicia Ely Yamin & Ole Frithjof Norheim, Taking Equality Seriously: Applying Human Rights Frameworks to Priority Setting in Health, 36 Rts. Q. 296, 296-324 (2014).

 

  1. Alicia Ely Yamin, Applying Human Rights to Maternal Health: UN Technical Guidance on Rights-Based Approaches, 121 Int’l J. Gynecology & Obstetrics 190, 190-93 (2013).

 

  1. Eric Friedman, Jashodhara Dasgupta, Alicia Ely Yamin & Lawrence O. Gostin, Realizing the Right to Health Through a Framework Convention on Global Health?, 15 Health & Hum. Rts. 1, 1-4 (2013).

 

  1. Alicia Ely Yamin & Vanessa M. Boulanger, Embedding Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights in a Transformational Development Framework: Lessons Learned from the MDG Targets and Indicators, 21 Health Matters 74, 74-85 (2013).

 

  1. Alicia Ely Yamin, From Ideals to Tools: Applying Human Rights to Maternal Health, 10 PLOS Med. e1001546 (2013).

 

  1. Alicia Ely Yamin, Vanessa M. Boulanger, Kathryn L. Falb, Jane Shuma & Jennifer Leaning, Costs of Inaction on Maternal Mortality: Qualitative Evidence of the Impacts of Maternal Deaths on Living Children in Tanzania, 8 PLOS ONE e71674 (2013).

 

  1. Sakiko Fukuda-Parr & Alicia Ely Yamin, The Power of Numbers: A Critical Review of MDG Targets for Human Development and Human Rights, 56 Dev. 58, 58-65 (2013).

 

  1. Alicia Ely Yamin, Power and Participation in Moving Towards 2015 and Beyond: A View from Civil Society, 2 World Fed. U.N. Ass’n J. 16, 16-23 (2012).

 

  1. Shyama Kuruvilla, et al (Alicia Ely Yamin and other members of 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, 34 Rts. Q. 141, 141-77 (2012).

 

  1. Alicia Ely Yamin & Kathyrn Falb, Counting What We Know: Knowing What to Count: Sexual and Reproductive Rights, Maternal Health, and the Millennium Development Goals, 30 Nordic J. Hum. Rts. 350, 350-71 (2012).

 

  1. Benjamin Mason Meier & Alicia Ely Yamin, Right to Health Litigation and HIV/AIDS Policy, 39 L. Med. & Ethics 81, 81-84 (2011).

 

  1. Alicia Ely Yamin, Toward Transformative Accountability: A Proposal for Rights-Based Approaches to Fulfilling Maternal Health Obligations, 7 Sur 95, 95-122 (2010), reprinted in Maternal Mortality, Human Rights and Accountability (Paul Hunt & Tony Gray eds., 2013).

 

  1. Alicia Ely Yamin & Oscar Parra-Vera, Judicial Protection of the Right to Health in Colombia: From Social Demands to Individual Claims to Public Debates, 33 Hastings Int’L & Comp. L. Rev. 431, 431-59 (2010).

 

  1. Alicia Ely Yamin & Oscar Parra-Vera, Judgment T 760/08 and the Restructuring of Colombia’s Health System, 6 Housing & ESC Rts. Q. 0147, 0147-0150 (2009).

 

  1. Alicia Ely Yamin & Oscar Parra–Vera, How Do Courts Set Health Policy? The Case of the Colombian Constitutional Court, 6 PLOS Med. e1000032 (2009).

 

  1. Jaime Miranda & Alicia Ely Yamin, 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], 25 Revista Peruana de Medicina Experimental y Salud Pública 302, 302-08(2009).

 

  1. Camila Gianella-Malca, Oscar Parra-Vera, Alicia Ely Yamin & Mauricio Torres-Tovar, ¿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], 11 Health & Hum. Rts. 1, 1-13 (2009).

 

  1. Jaime Miranda & Alicia Ely Yamin, 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], 24 Cadernos de Saúde Pública7, 7-15 (2008).

 

  1. Alicia Ely Yamin, The Future in the Mirror: Constructing and De-constructing Strategies for the Defense and Promotion of Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, 27 Rts. Q. 1200, 1200-44 (2005), reprinted in Health & Hum. Rts(Rebecca Cook & Charles Ngwena eds., 2007).

 

  1. Alicia Ely Yamin, Promising but Elusive Engagements: Combining Public Health and Human Rights to Promote Women’s Well-Being, 8 Health & Hum. Rts. 62, 62-92 (2005).

 

  1. Alicia Ely Yamin & Deborah P. Maine, Maternal Mortality as a Human Rights Issue: Measuring Compliance with International Treaty Obligations, 21 Rts. Q. 563, 563-607 (1999), reprinted in Perspectives on Health and Human Rights (Sofia Gruskin, et al. eds., 2005).

 

  1. Alicia Ely Yamin, The Right to Health under International Law and its Relevance to the United States, 95 J. of Pub. Health 1156, 1156-61 (2005).

 

  1. Alicia Ely Yamin & Eric Rosenthal, Out of the Shadows: Using Human Rights Approaches to Secure Dignity and Well-being for People with Mental Disabilities, 2 PLOS Med. 102, 102-04 (2005).

 

  1. Jaime Miranda & Alicia Ely Yamin, Frameworks for Understanding Dilemmas of Health Care in a Globalised World: A Case Study of Reproductive Health Policies in Peru, 1 Pol. & Ethics Rev. 177, 177-87 (2005).

 

  1. Ellen R. Shaffer, Joseph E. Brenner & Alicia Ely Yamin, The FTAA: Health Hazard for the Americas?, 19 Developing Soc’y 131, 131-71 (2004).

 

  1. Jaime Miranda & Alicia Ely Yamin, Reproductive Health without Rights in Peru, 363 Lancet 66, 66-69 (2004).

 

  1. Alicia Ely Yamin, Not Just a Tragedy: Access to Medications as a Right under International Law, 21 U. Int’l L. J. 325, 325-71 (2003).

 

  1. Alicia Ely Yamin & J. Jaime Miranda, Ética, Calidad de Atención y Derechos Humanos [Ethics, quality of care and human rights], 1 Idéese 35, 35-42 (2002).

 

  1. Alicia Ely Yamin, Challenges and Possibilities for Innovative Praxis in Health and Human Rights: Reflections from Peru, 6 Health & Hum. Rts. 35, 35-64 (2002).

 

  1. Alicia Ely Yamin, Protecting and Promoting the Right to Health in Latin America: Selected Experiences from the Field, 5 Health & Hum. Rts. 116, 116-48 (2001).

 

  1. Alicia Ely Yamin, Maternidad Segura: Prioridad Impostergable, 129 Ideele 61, 61-64 (2000).

 

  1. Alicia Ely Yamin, “Ethnic Cleansing” and Other Lies: Reflections on Combining Health and Human Rights in the Search for Truth and Justice in the Former Yugoslavia, 2 Health & Hum. Rts. 58, 58-87 (1996), reprinted in Health and Human Rights: A Reader (J. Mann et al eds., 1999).

 

  1. Alicia Ely Yamin & Pilar Noriega Garcia, The Absence of the Rule of Law in Mexico: Implications for a Transition to Democracy, 21 J. Int’l & Comp. L. 467, 467-520 (1999).

 

  1. Alicia Ely Yamin, Dignidad y Bienestar- El valor de las técnicas y metodologías médicas en la promoción de los derechos humanos: El caso estudio de México, 74 Cuadernos Médicos Sociales 5, 5-24 (1998).

 

  1. Alicia Ely Yamin, Transformative combinations: Women’s health and human rights, 52 J. Am. Med. Women’s Ass’n. 169, 169-73 (1997).

 

  1. Alicia Ely Yamin, Reflections on Defining, Understanding and Measuring Poverty in Terms of Violations of Economic and Social Rights under International Law, 4 J. on Fighting Poverty 273, 273-307 (1997).

 

  1. Alicia Ely Yamin, Defining Questions: Situating Issues of Power in the Formulation of a Right to Health under International Law, 18 Rts. Q. 398, 398-438 (1996).

 

  1. Alicia Ely Yamin, Empowering Visions: Toward a Dialectical Pedagogy of Human Rights, 5 Rts. Q. 640, 640-85 (1993).

 

 

UN/WHO /Lancet Commission Reports:

 

  1. Lawrence Gostin, John Monahan … & Alicia Ely Yamin, The legal determinants of health: harnessing the power of law for global health and sustainable development, [Commission Report] 393 LANCET (2019): 1857–910. DOI: 10.1016/ S0140-6736(19)30233-8.

 

  1. Carmen Barroso, et al. with Alicia Ely Yamin (Independent Accountability Panel), Private Sector: Who is Accountable? For Women, Children’s and Adolescents’ Health (2018).

 

  1. Carmen Barroso, et al. with Alicia Ely Yamin (Independent Accountability Panel), Transformative Accountability for Adolescents: Accountability for the Health and Human Rights of Women, Children and Adolescents in the 2030 Agenda (2017).

 

  1. Carmen Barroso, et al. with Alicia Ely Yamin (Independent Accountability Panel), Old Challenges, New Hopes: Accountability for the Global Strategy for Women’s, Children’s and Adolescents’ Health (2016).

 

  1. Richard Horton, et al. with Alicia Ely Yamin (WHO High-Level Commission on Health Employment and Economic Growth), Working for Health and Growth: Investing in the Health Workforce (2016).

 

  1. Trygve Ottersen, et al. with Alicia Ely Yamin (WHO Consultative Group), Making Fair Choices on the Path to Universal Health Coverage (2014).

 

  1. Flavia Bustreo, et al. with Alicia Ely Yamin (WHO Consultative Group), Women’s and Children’s Health: Evidence of Impact of Human Rights (2013).

 

  1. of the U.N. High Comm’n for Human Rights and Representatives of the Office of the High Comm’n and Secretary-General, 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, U.N. Doc. A/HRC/21/22 (July 2, 2012)(Alicia Ely Yamin, lead consultant/author).

 

Books and Monographs:

 

  1. Alicia Ely Yamin, When Misfortune Becomes Injustice: Evolving Human Rights Struggles for Health And Social Equality (Stanford U Press; 2020).

 

  1. Alicia Ely Yamin, El Poder, el Sufrimiento y la lucha por la dignidad: Por qué importa Aplicar el Marco de los derechos humanos En La Salud? (Ediorial UniAndes; 2018).

 

  1. Alicia Ely Yamin, Power, Suffering and the Struggle for Dignity: Human Rights Frameworks for Health and Why They Matter (U.Pennsylvania Press; 2016).

 

  1. Alicia Ely Yamin, 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 (Centro de la Mujer Peruana Flora Tristán;2003).

 

 

Book Chapters:

 

  1. Alicia Ely Yamin & Tara BoghosianThe Right to Health: Contesting the Bounds of the Natural, the Normal and the Political in Oxford Handbook on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (Malcolm Langford and Katherine Young eds., forthcoming 2020).

 

  1. Alicia Ely YaminThe Alchemy of Agency: Reflections on Supported Decision-Making, Health Systems and the Right to Health, in Beyond coercion: realizing the UN CRPD vision of supported decision making (Michael A Stein and Vikram Patel eds., forthcoming 2020).

 

  1. Alicia Ely Yamin, On Principle and Persuasion: Examining Alston’s Contributions to Economic and Social Rights through the Lens of Health, in Philip Alston’s Struggle for Human Rights; Law, Politics, practice (Neil Bhuta, Margaret Satterthwaite, Florian Hoffmann, eds, forthcoming 2020).

 

  1. Alicia Ely YaminThe Right to Health in Edward Elgar Research Handbook on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights(Jackie Dugard, Bruce Porter, and Daniela Ikawa eds., forthcoming 2020).

 

  1. Alicia Ely Yamin, Democracy, Health Systems and the Right to Health: Narratives of Charity, Markets and Citizenship, in Human Rights, Democracy and Legitimacy in the Twenty-First Century (Silja Vonecky & Gerald Neuman eds., 2018).

 

  1. Alicia Ely Yamin & Andrés Constantin, Evolution of the Health & Human Rights Movement, in Human Rights in Global Health: Rights-Based Governance for a Globalizing World (Benjamin Meier & Lawrence Gostin eds., 2018).

 

  1. Alicia Ely Yamin, T-760/08 (Constitutional Court of Colombia), in Max Planck Encyclopedia of Comparative Constitutional Law (2017), http://oxcon.ouplaw.com/view/10.1093/law-mpeccol/law-mpeccol-e742.

 

  1. Alicia Ely Yamin, The Right to Health: Democracy and the Limits of Rights, in Oxford Handbook on Latin American Constitutional Law (forthcoming 2020).

 

  1. Malcolm Langford, Andy Sumner & Alicia Ely Yamin, Reconciling the Paradigms?, in Millennium Development Goals and Human Rights: Past, Present and Future 539-57 (Malcolm Langford, Andy Sumner & Alicia Ely Yamin, 2013).

 

  1. Malcolm Langford, Andy Sumner & Alicia Ely Yamin, Situating the Debate, in Millennium Development Goals and Human Rights: Past, Present and Future 1-34 (Malcolm Langford, Andy Sumner & Alicia Ely Yamin, 2013).

 

  1. Alicia Ely Yamin, Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights and Goal 5: Taking Stock; Looking Forward, inMillennium Development Goals and Human Rights: Past, Present and Future 232-54 (Malcolm Langford, Andy Sumner & Alicia Ely Yamin, 2013).

 

  1. Alicia Ely Yamin, Health and Human Rights in Latin America: A Lawyer’s Experience with Public Health Internationalism, in Comrades in Health: U.S. Health Internationalists, Abroad and at Home 238-53 (Anne-Emanuelle Birn & Thodore M. Brown eds., 2013).

 

  1. Oscar Parra-Vera & Alicia Ely Yamin, La Implementación de la Sentencia T 760/08 en Colombia [The Implementation of the Judgment T 760/08 in Colombia], in Tratado de Derecho a la Salud (Laura Clérico, Lliliana Ronconi & Martín Aldao eds., 2013).

 

  1. Alicia Ely Yamin, Towards Transformative Accountability: Applying a Rights-based Approach to Fulfill Maternal Health Obligations, in Maternal Mortality, Human Rights and Accountability 129-43 (Paul Hunt & Tony Gray eds., 2013).

 

  1. Alicia Ely Yamin, Women’s Health and Human Rights: Struggles to Engender Social Transformation, in Advancing the Human Right to Health 275-90 (José M. Zuniga, Stephen P. Marks & Lawrence O. Gostin eds., 2013).

 

  1. Alicia Ely Yamin & Jean Connolly Carmalt, The United States: Right to Health Obligations in the Context of Disparity and Reform, in Advancing the Human Right to Health 231-44 (José M. Zuniga, Stephen P. Marks & Lawrence O. Gostin eds., 2013).

 

  1. Alicia Ely Yamin, Suffering, Power and Courts: Reflections on Judicialization of the Right to Health, in Litigating Health Rights: Can Courts Bring More Justice to Health? 333-72 (Alicia Ely Yamin & Siri Gloppen eds., 2011), reprinted in Health and Human Rights in a Changing World (Michael Grodin, Daniel Tarantola, George Annas & Sofia Gruskin eds., 2013).

 

  1. Alicia Ely Yamin, Oscar Parra-Vera, & Camila Gianella, Judicial Protection of the Right to Health in Colombia: An Elusive Promise?, in Litigating Health Rights: Can Courts Bring More Justice to Health? 103-31 (Alicia Ely Yamin& Siri Gloppen eds., 2011).

 

  1. Alicia Ely Yamin, Sexual and Reproductive Rights From Theory to Practice: Maternal Mortality, in The Right to Health: From Theory to Practice 159-90 (Gunilla Backman & Joseph Fitchett eds., 2011).

 

  1. Alicia Ely Yamin & Jaime Miranda, Building a Rights-Based Health Movement: Lessons from the Peruvian Experience, in The Local Relevance of Human Rights 176-207 (Koen De Feyter ed., 2011).

 

  1. Jean Connolly Carmalt, Sarah Zaidi & Alicia Ely Yamin, Entrenched Inequity: Health Care in the United States, in Human Rights in the United States: Beyond Exceptionalism 153-74 (Shareen Hertel & Kathryn Libal eds., 2011).

 

  1. Alicia Ely Yamin, Abramos las puertas: Introducción [Let’s Open the Doors: Introduction], in 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] (Alicia Ely Yamin, 2006).

 

  1. Alicia Ely Yamin, Learning to Dance: Bringing the Fields of Human Rights and Public Health Together to Promote Women’s Well-Being, in Learning to Dance: Case Studies on Advancing Women’s Reproductive Health and Well-Being from the Perspectives of Public Health and Human Rights 1-36 (Alicia Ely Yamin, 2005).

 

  1. Alicia Ely Yamin, Embodying Shadows: Tracing the Contours of Women’s Rights to Health, in From the Margin of Globalization: Critical Perspectives on Human Rights 223-57 (Neve Gordon ed., 2004)

 

Edited Volumes:

 

  1. The MDGs, Capabilities and Human Rights: The power of numbers to shape agendas (Sakiko Fukuda-Parr & Alicia Ely Yamin , 2015)

 

  1. Millennium Development Goals and Human Rights: Past, Present and Future (Malcolm Langford, Andy Sumner & Alicia Ely Yamin , 2013).

 

  1. Litigating Health Rights: Can Courts Bring More Justice to Health? (Alicia Ely Yamin & Siri Gloppen eds., 2011), translated into Spanish La lucha por los derechos de la salud: ¿Puede la justicia ser una herramienta de cambio? (Siglo XXI Editores 2013).

 

  1. Learning to Dance: Case Studies on Advancing Women’s Reproductive Health and Well-Being from the Perspectives of Public Health and Human Rights (Alicia Ely Yamin, Harvard Univ. Press 2005), translated into SpanishAprendiendo a Bailar: Como impulsar la salud y el bienestar reproductivo de las mujeres desde perspectivas de salud pública y de derechos Humanos (CLADEM 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).

 

  1. 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] (Alicia Ely Yamin , Plaza y Valdés Editores, 2006).

 

Commentaries, Editorials & Reviews:

 

  1. Alicia Ely Yamin and Ole F. Norheim, 3 Human Rights Imperatives for Rationing Care in the Time of Coronavirus, Bill of Health (2020) https://blog.petrieflom.law.harvard.edu/2020/03/27/rationing-health-care-coronavirus-human-rights/

 

  1. Alicia Ely Yamin and Roojin Habibi, Human Rights and Coronavirus: What’s at Stake for Truth, Trust, and Democracy, Health and Human Rights (2020) https://www.hhrjournal.org/2020/03/human-rights-and-coronavirus-whats-at-stake-for-truth-trust-and-democracy/

 

  1. Alicia Ely Yamin, What Role for Human Rights in Global Health?, International Health Policies (2020) https://www.internationalhealthpolicies.org/featured-article/what-role-for-human-rights-in-global-health/

 

  1. Alicia Ely Yamin, Putting Human Rights at the Centre of Struggles for Health and Social Equity, Open Global Rights (2020) https://www.openglobalrights.org/putting-human-rights-at-the-centre-of-struggles-for-health-and-social-equality/

 

  1. Alicia Ely Yamin, A Letter to Young and Future Leaders of Struggles for Health Rights and Social Justice, Health and Human Rights (2019) https://www.hhrjournal.org/2019/12/a-letter-to-young-and-future-leaders-in-struggles-for-health-rights-and-social-justice/

 

  1. Alicia Ely Yamin, Silencing the Drama: Do the SDGs Expose the Limitations on Women’s Sexual and Reproductive Rights? Open Global Rights (2019) https://www.openglobalrights.org/silencing-the-drama-do-the-SDG-indicators-expose-the- injustices-that-limit-womens-sexual-and-reproductive-lives/.

 

  1. Roberto Andorno and Alicia Ely Yamin. “The Right to Design Babies? Human Rights and Bioethics.”, Open Global Rights, (2019). https://www.openglobalrights.org/the-right-to-design-babies-human-rights-and-bioethics/

 

  1. Alicia Ely Yamin, “Caliban Unleashed: What role for Strategic Litigation in the Age of Illiberalism?” , Open Global Rights, (2018). https://www.openglobalrights.org/caliban-unleashed-what-role-for-strategic-litigation)

 

  1. Alicia Ely Yamin, How We See the World: Global Health as a Reflection of Global (In)justice. Review of: Chelsea Clinton & Devi Sridhar, Governing Global Health. Who Runs the World and Why?, 39 Hum. Rts. Q. 988, 988-997 (2017).

 

  1. Alicia Ely Yamin, “Speaking truth to power:” a call for praxis in Human Rights, open Global Rights (Apr. 18, 2017), https://www.opendemocracy.net/openglobalrights/alicia-ely-yamin/speaking-truth-to-power-call-for-praxis-in-human-rights.

 

  1. Alicia Ely Yamin, Prologue to C Gruenberg & M Garza, 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] (2016).

 

  1. Alicia Ely Yamin, Prologue to Susana Chávez Alvarado & Elisa Juárez Chávez, Violencia Como Factor Asociado a la Muerte Materna de Adolescentes, un Estudio Cualitativo. Perú 2012-2014 [Violence as an Associated Factor in Adolescent Maternal Mortality, A Qualitative Study. Peru 2012-2014] (2015).

 

  1. Alicia Ely Yamin & Vanessa M. Boulanger, 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 Ctr. for Health and Human Rights, Working Paper, May 2013).

 

  1. Sakiko Fukuda-Parr, Alicia Ely Yamin & Joshua Greenstein, The Power of Numbers: A Critical Review of MDG Targets for Human Development and Human Rights (François-Xavier Bagnoud Ctr. for Health and Human Rights, Working Paper, May 2013).

 

  1. Alicia Ely Yamin, The Right to Health: Where do We Stand and How Far Have we Come?, 35 Rts. Q. 509, 509-17 (2013) (reviewing John Tobin, The Right to Health in International Law (2012)).

 

  1. Shaping our Shared Future Beyond 2015: Perspectives from the Global South (Diya Gupta ed., 2012) (Alicia Ely Yamin, contributing author).

 

  1. Alicia Ely Yamin, Correspondence, Colombia’s Health Reform: False Debates; Real Imperatives, 375 Lancet 803, 803(2010).

 

  1. Alicia Ely Yamin, Correspondence, Steps to Enhance Peru’s Progress on Maternal Mortality 372 Lancet 370, 370 (2008).

 

  1. Alicia Ely Yamin, Book Review, 358 New Eng. J. Med. 652, 652-53 (2008) (reviewing Lance Gable et al., Legal Aspects of HIV/AIDS: A Guide for Policy and Law Reform (2007)).

 

  1. Alicia Ely Yamin, Book Review, 2 Global Pub. Health 209, 209-13 (2007) (reviewing Where Human Rights Begin(Ellen Chesler & Wendy Chavkin eds., 2006)).

 

  1. Alicia Ely Yamin, Journeys Toward the Splendid City, 26 Rts. Q. 519, 519-38 (2004) (reviewing Paul Farmer, Pathologies of Power: Health, Human Rights and the New War on the Poor (2003)).

 

  1. Alicia Ely Yamin, Review, 25 Rts. Q. 1154, 1154-67 (reviewing Tara Melish, Promoting Economic, Social and Cultural Rights in the Inter-American System: A Manual for Presenting Claims (2003)).

 

  1. Jaime Miranda & Alicia Ely Yamin, A Past, Present, and Future Challenge for the Health and Human Rights Movement, 7 Hum. Rts. Dialogue 26, 26 (2002).

 

  1. Jaime Miranda & Alicia Ely Yamin, Where is the Real Debate on Globalisation? 56 J. Epidemiology & Community Health 719, 719 (2002).

 

  1. Alicia Ely Yamin, Review, 31 Women & Health 102, 102-05 (review of Safe Motherhood Initiatives: Critical Issues in Women & Health (Marge Berer and T.K. Sundari Ravindram eds., 2001)).

 

  1. Alicia Ely Yamin, Maternidad Segura: Prioridad Impostergable, 129 Ideele 61, 61-64 (2000).

 

  1. Alicia Ely Yamin, Review, 21 Rts. Q. 1123, 1123-29 (1999) (reviewing Brigit Toebes, The Right to Health as a Human Right in International Law (1999)).

 

  1. Alicia Ely Yamin, Review, 40 Inter-Am. Stud. & World Aff. 137, 137-41 (1998) (reviewing Nancy Hollander, Love in a Time of Hate: Liberation Psychology in Latin America (1997)).

 

Health and Human Rights Reports, Manuals, and Knowledge/technical Briefs:

 

  1. Partnership for Maternal, Newborn & Child Health, Knowledge Summary: Women and Children’s Health: #23 Human Rights and Accountability (2013) (Alicia Ely Yamin contributing author).

 

  1. Ottar Maestad, Octavio Ferraz, Alicia Ely Yamin, Ole Frithjof Norheim, & Siri Gloppen, How Does Litigation Affect Health Financing?, 15 World Health Report Technical Brief (2010).

 

  1. Alicia Ely Yamin, Physicians for Human Rights, Deadly Delays: Maternal Mortality in Peru. A Rights-Based Approach to Safe Motherhood (2007).

 

  1. Alicia Ely Yamin, Physicians for Human Rights, Excluded People, Eroded Communities: Realizing the Right to Health in Chiapas, Mexico (2006).

 

  1. Alicia Ely Yamin, Prologue and Introduction, in Derechos Humanos y Salud: Encontrando los lazos [Human Rights and Health: Finding the Links] 15-19 (EDHUCASalud, 2002).

 

  1. Alicia Ely Yamin, Conjurando Inequidades: Vigilancia Social sobre el Derecho A la Salud, Centro de Asesoría Legal(2nd ed. 2002.)

 

  1. Alicia Ely Yamin, Mario Ríos & Raquel Hurtado, 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] (Consorcio de Investigación Económica y Social, Working Paper, 2002).

 

  1. Alicia Ely Yamin & Mario Ríos, 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, 2002).

 

  1. Alicia Ely Yamin, Facing the 21st Century: Challenges and Strategies for the Latin American Human Rights Community(1999) (Rapporteur’s Report for Conference sponsored by the Washington Office on Latin America and the Instituto de Defensa Legal, Washington, D.C.).

 

  1. Alicia Ely Yamin, Physicians for Human Rights, Victor Penchaszadeh & Thomas Crane, Health Care Held Hostage: Violations of Medical Neutrality and Human Rights in Chiapas, Mexico (1999).

 

  1. Vincent Iacopino, Alicia Ely Yamin, et al., Physicians for Human Rights, The Taliban’s War on Women: A Health and Human Rights Crisis in Afghanistan (1998).

 

  1. Alicia Ely Yamin, An Area of Neglect: The Treatment of Freedom of Association and Independent Human Rights Monitoring in the Country Reports – Mexico, in Lawyers’ Committee for Human Rights, Critique: Review of U.S. State Department Annual Country Report on Human Rights Practices for 1996 (1997).

 

  1. Alicia Ely Yamin, El Salvador, in Lawyers’ Committee for Human Rights, Critique: Review of U.S. State Department Annual Country Report on Human Rights Practices for 1993 (1994).

 

  1. Alicia Ely Yamin, Cuba, in Lawyers’ Committee for Human Rights, Shackling the Defenders: Legal Restrictions on Independent Human Rights Advocacy Worldwide 29-32 (1994).

 

  1. Alicia Ely Yamin, 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] (INAH-SEP ed., 1993).

 

  1. Alicia Ely Yamin, Justice Corrupted, Justice Denied: Unmasking the Untouchables of the Mexican Federal Judicial Police (1992).