Protests in opposition to tightening of abortion legal guidelines in Brazil | EUROtoday

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In Brazil, hundreds of individuals demonstrated in opposition to a deliberate tightening of abortion legal guidelines. In Rio de Janeiro, protesters lit candles on Thursday and chanted “A girl is not a mother.” Activist Vivian Nigri accused conservative politicians of placing “the rights of the fetus” above the “rights of children.” “A child should not be forced to carry a pregnancy that is the result of rape,” she mentioned. There have been additionally protests in São Paulo, Brasília and Florianópolis.