by Thais Rodrigues and Edson Sardinha*
Congresswomen and congressmen who call themselves conservative intend to take advantage of Arthur Lira’s presidency (Progressives Party) of the House to push through with anti-abortion propositions, once shelved by former president Rodrigo Maia (Democrats Party). Supported by the Evangelical bench and the Parliamentary Mixed Front against Abortion and in Defense ... Read more
With the contribution and/or endorsement of 100 academics from universities such as Harvard, Brown and Columbia, and of organizations such as Greenpeace USA, Amazon Watch, Center for Economic and Policy Research (CEPR), Defend Democracy in Brazil, the USNDB has delivered to the Biden-Harris Administration urgent recommendations for US-Brazil Policy across 10 critical issues (access the ... Read more
Journal Social Science & Medicine Volume 270, February 2021
by Clare Wenhama, Camila Abagarob, Amaral Arévaloc, Ernestina Coasta, Sonia Corrêad, Katherine Cuéllare, Tiziana Leonea, Sandra Valongueirob
The Zika outbreak of 2015-7 is a lens to analyse the positioning of abortion within in global health security. The sequelae of the virus almost exclusively affected newborn children, manifested through ... Read more
This Newsletter has been jointly produced by Sexuality Policy Watch and the IDS Program on Sexuality and Development. The collection of analyses here presented juxtaposes the Indian and the Ugandan contexts with the intention of opening up new questions for struggles in both these places, but also with the objective of generating a deeper ...