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Kansas and Brazil Punish Women for Abortion

In both Brazil and Kansas, the medical records of thousands of women who had undergone an abortion were ordered turned over to the police. Women in Brazil are being prosecuted. Is America far behind?

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Roundup: McCain Squirms in Silence on Birth Control Question

Watch video of McCain squirming for eight long seconds in response to a birth control question, Birth control prices continue to rise, Catching up on RH issues in Latin America.

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World to Governments: Women Shouldn’t Be Imprisoned for Abortion

A new poll shows that the public is at odds with their country’s laws. Most people reject using criminal penalties to prevent abortions.

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Pope’s Visit to Brazil Intensifies Abortion Debate

The Pope's presence in Brazil represents a challenge for politicians in the world's largest Catholic country, due to an already heated debate between public health concerns and church policy.

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Hope for Women Seen in Brazil’s HIV/AIDS Policies

Kati Marton is an accomplished journalist, and she serves as the Chair of the Board of Directors for the International Women's Health Coalition.

Brazil and the International Women's Health Coalition (IWHC) have a very long relationship, so I was eager to meet our colleagues in this enormous country which defies categories and has done so much to improve women's lives and to cut HIV/AIDS off at the pass. Arriving last Sunday to São Paulo, a city of 11 million people, I was struck by the stunning contrasts of the place: a blend of First World and Third World I have only experienced in India and South Africa.

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