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Abortion in Brazil: a matter of life and death

Donna Bowater – The Guardian, 2/1/2015

Born five years apart, sisters Joyce and Jandyra Magdalena dos Santos Cruz lived together in a simple low-rise in Guaratiba, a poor neighbourhood of Rio de Janeiro, with Joyce’s four children, Jandyra’s two daughters, and their mother, Marie Ângela. 123 more words

Nation, Politics & Government

Abortion: "My Vagina, My Rules"

Abortion. It’s a conversation that we need to have – and properly too. Not simply because this is an issue that affects millions of women worldwide, but because the discussion has become clouded and very often, people forget the most important person: a girl or a woman. 810 more words

Abortion

Women on Waves illegal Abortions

In response to the article “No one can prevent all abortion. You can only eliminate safe abortions” by Jessica Valenti, I agree with the author, but only if the women was sexually abused, a raped victim or if the baby is sick and she needs to get an abortion. 489 more words

Opinions

Why Roe v. Wade should matter to all women.

When the Supreme Court passed down its landmark decision 41 years ago upholding a woman’s right to choose to have an abortion, lights went on everywhere, forcing backstreet abortionists to pack up their dirty tools and close down shop. 1,153 more words

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