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Brazilian Women

Birth in Brazil

Ricki Lake | Posted 05.07.2012 | Impact
Ricki Lake

The cultural fear is so intense that many Brazilian women are terrified of experiencing even the slightest contraction and believe that a vaginal birth will damage their bodies irreparably. Secondly, the physicians and pediatricians do not practice in groups and must be on call for their private patients 24/7.

The Catholic Church Vs. The Women of Brazil

Vicky Shorr | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Vicky Shorr

The Church in Brazil is manned by the likes of the Archbishop of Recife, whose latest idea of social activism was to ex-communicate the mother of a nine-year-old rape victim, who got the child an abortion.