In the midst of the Zika epidemic, Brazil’s conservative Congress has seemingly done everything it can to make the situation worse for Brazilian women.
Congress finally agreed to provide badly-needed funding to halt the spread of the Zika virus. But it’s woefully inadequate.
The first global Black Feminisms Forum, held in Brazil, brought together diverse voices determined to take the movement further.
A bill pending before Brazil's Congress could make it more difficult for rape victims to receive an 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.
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.