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"There must be a limit"

"The case of the 9 year old girl who had an abortion after being raped by her stepfather and impregnated with twins, reveals a vulnerable social situation that exposes girls in Brazil and the vulnerability of public institutions in front of the power of the fundamentalist Catholic Church.", says feminist Paula Vianna (Grupo Curumim), a nurse who helped the girl and her mother find a hospital where they could be assisted after they were turned down in the first hospital they went to, due to a request made by the conservative regional archbishop, José Cardosos Sobrinho.

In the article "There must be a limit", Paula Vianna analyzes this case. Paula_viana_english.pdf | Click here to download. | |  

In 16/04/2009


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