Recently in Brazil a scandal came out when a 9 years-old girl was impregnated by his stepfather and then excommunicated by the Olinda’s bishop. Meanwhile, in Nepal the Court orders the State to improve women’s access to abortion.
Read in this issue:
>> Brazil: The case of the 9 year old girl who had an abortion after being raped by her stepfather and impregnated with twins. Read the articles There must be a limit, by Paula Vianna, When Culture Trumps Law, by By Emma Sokoloff-Rubin, and Nine-Year-Old’s Abortion Outrages Brazil’s Catholic Church, by Andrew Downie.
>> Nepal: Court Orders Nepal to Improve Women’s Access to Abortion (Center for Reproductive Rights)
>> Nicaragua: The impact of the complete ban of abortion in Nicaragua – Briefing to the United Nations Committee against Torture (Amnesty International)
>> Dominican Republic: A Dangerous Trend – Dominican Republic Adopts Draconian Abortion Restriction (The Huffington Post)
>> Nigeria: Read the report Reducing Unsafe Abortion in Nigeria, by the Guttmacher Institute
>> Kenya: Read the report Unsafe Abortion in Kenya, by the Guttmacher Institute
>> Chile: Abortion hotline (Women on Waves)
>> USA: Abortion Provider George Tiller Murdered at Church. Read also the article Dr. Tiller’s Important Job, by Judith Warner