Tag: abortion

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - A PoderData poll conducted May 22-24, 2022, shows that 59% of the Brazilian population opposes the possible decriminalization of abortion in the country. Since the last survey in January, the rate has fluctuated upward...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - While in the U.S., the right to abortion may be restricted in several states, South America has seen a loosening of women's reproductive rights. Of the 13 countries on the continent, six have legalized or...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - A high court in Colombia on Monday (21) decriminalized abortion in the first 24 weeks of pregnancy. This is an unprecedented decision in the majority Catholic country, placing it among Latin American countries that...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - With 25 votes in favor and 13 against, the plenary of the state assembly of Veracruz approved the decriminalization of abortion, up to the twelfth week of pregnancy. The majority of the ruling Morena party...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Thousands of Dominicans marched today in a massive demonstration through the center of Santo Domingo to demand the decriminalization of abortion on three grounds, at a time when the Legislative is debating the issue. The...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - A commission of the Legislative Assembly of El Salvador decided Wednesday to send to the archive a bill to decriminalize abortion under four grounds presented in 2016. Salvadoran activist Sara García denounced through a video...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Ana Estrada, who is confined to her bed, says she feels “happy and content” about a historic decision by Peruvian officials to allow her an assisted death, a remarkable ruling in this mostly Roman...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - For countless Argentinians it was a joyful, tearful celebration in the early morning hours of December 30th, 2020 when they heard the news: the Senate had legalized terminations up to 14 weeks of pregnancy. Prior...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The lower house of Argentina's congress approved the legalization of abortion on Friday, December 11th, sending the proposal to the Senate -- which rejected a similar bill two years ago. The legislation, which would allow...

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