This international conference will convene for discussion and clarity on the scope of birthing women’s human rights to authority, support and choice in childbirth. …
Aim of the Conference
1. To discuss, debate, explore and clarify the practical implications of the European Court of Human Rights’ 2010 holding that women have a human right to choose the circumstances and location in which they give birth.
2. To convene stakeholders in the obstetric system of the Netherlands for meaningful dialogue about the legal status, efficacy, and future of birth options in this country.
3. To publish a collection of legal and scholarly materials on human rights in childbirth, authored by conference participants.
The conference is available for live attendance and also by webinar. The webinar can be live-streamed during the conference or viewed after the fact.