Politics of Death: The End of Brazil’s Department of AIDS

Brazil’s national AIDS movement – comprised of networks, collectives, CSOs and activists signed below – repudiates Decree N. 9795 (read in Portuguese), released on May 20th, 2019, that establishes a new structure for the Ministry of Health. As a result, the former Department of ...
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Sexual politics in April 2019

Highlights Algeria and Sudan: A revived Arab Spring? –  Almost six years after the Arab Spring waned under the shadows of the Sissi regime, political upheavals revived in the Arab World.  In Algeria, after six weeks of persistent demonstrations, President Bouteflika, in power since 1999, was forced ...
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A historical debt for Costa Rita: Ministry of Health finally registers Emergency Contraception

The 25 April 2019 was a historical day for sexual and reproductives rights in Costa Rica. On this date, the Ministry of Health published a note informing that it would allow the registration of a dedicated oral drug for emergency contraception. The Ministry had until then systematically rejected pharmaceutical companies applications and it was ...
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