Analysis: Why Has Brazil Made So Little Progress in Crucial Abortion Debate?

The case of the 10-year-old girl who was raped by her uncle revives an old argument, caught up in ethical, moral and religious issues.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - In the midst of two enormous crises, the health and the economic crises, yet another national current drama has been somewhat overlooked, that of a civilizational regression. An equally urgent struggle, this obscurantist wave that has been advancing in recent years has multiple aspects, starting at the folkloric level of flat earthers and acquiring a perilous level when it helps to inflate topics such as the nostalgia of authoritarianism.

It is no different in the behavioral field. In recent days, the country has witnessed with astonishment yet another example of this disturbing phenomenon, which shows how . . .

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