In Anti-Abortion Campaign, Brazilian Government Defines Right to Life From Conception

In Brazil, pregnancy termination is not authorized except in cases of rape, risk of life for the pregnant woman, and anencephaly.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Jair Bolsonaro government established as a guideline, in a long-term national strategy, the defense of life "from conception" and "the rights of the unborn child". Advocates of reproductive rights consider the action one more step in the President's offensive against the legal options for pregnancy termination.

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