reproductive rights

  • The holy crusade against abortion in Brazil

    A group of politicians from the bancada evangelica (the evangelical lobby) have declared war on female reproductive rights in Brazil. Among them is Jorge Tadeu Mudalen of the House of Representatives, who recently modified a proposed constitutional amendment (PEC 181) to include a clause that would make abortion illegal...
  • International Law Comes to Manila

    MANILA – Early last month, it was reported that the United Nations said that Manila’s local policies harm women’s reproductive health (RH) rights. In April 2015, the UN Committee on the Convention of the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW) released findings on its inquiry on Manila’s Executive Orders...
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