Zika and Reproductive Rights

The Zika virus is a wake-up call for governments everywhere to rebuild and strengthen public health systems, and to guarantee all women and girls access to contraceptives and safe abortions.

Brazil’s Conservatives Attempt to Further Restrict Abortion

A bill pending before Brazil's Congress could make it more difficult for rape victims to receive an abortion.

Shattering the Stigma of Abortion

Why does abortion stigma matter? Because it is a barrier to abortion both in countries where abortion is legally accessible and countries where it is legally restricted. Both those accessing abortion services as well as abortion providers may experience stigma.

Brazil’s Future: Curumim’s Work to Educate and Empower Adolescents

Grupo Curumim is working with government health care workers and educators so they can provide young people with accurate, nonjudgmental, and honest information about their sexual and reproductive health and rights.

Building Youth-Friendly Sexual Health Services in Brazil, with Grupo Curumim

  • August 17, 2015

Grupo Curumim is working with government health care workers and educators so they can provide young people with accurate, nonjudgmental, and honest information about their sexual and reproductive health and rights.

Partner: Grupo Curumim

  • August 17, 2015

Founded in 1989 by experts in public health and women´s rights, Grupo Curumim works at the local, state, and national levels to advance women’s health and rights at all stages of their lives. In 2002, the organization created Cunhatã, a program that provides leadership training for in- and out-of-school youth that delivers vital information on…

O novo modelo para as organizações de mulheres no Brasil

  • August 17, 2015

Por Françoise Girard “Estamos mais ou menos acostumadas com esse novo modelo, onde não há financiamento”, disse Sueli Carneiro, do grupo feminista negro Geledés, quando encontrei com ela e com suas colegas em São Paulo há algumas semanas. “Os grupos estão sobrevivendo basicamente de forma virtual, usando comunicação online como ferramenta de mobilização”. O Geledés…

Meet Our Partner: Blogueiras Feministas

  • August 13, 2015

Bárbara Lopes, a journalist, blogger, and member of Blogueiras Feministas, speaks about how the blog has filled a demand for feminist voices online and in the media.

Meet Our Partner: Católicas pelo Direito de Decidir-Brazil (CDD-Brazil)

  • August 13, 2015

Maria José “Zeca” Rosado of CDD-Brazil speaks about the younger generations of Brazilian women who are more likely to identify as both Catholic and pro-choice, even as the Vatican and Church leaders continue to speak out against women's sexual and reproductive health and rights.

Meet Our Partner: Centro Feminista de Estudos e Assessoria (CFEMEA)

  • August 13, 2015

Guacira Oliveria of Centro Feminista de Estudos e Assessoria in Brazil speaks about the challenges of advocating for women's and human rights in a newly conservative political climate.