“Bolsonaro’s government has perpetrated a moral war. To gain support from the evangelical church, he has turned the abortion discussion into a matter of moral values. But we are talking about women’s reproductive rights,” 25-year-old Rosa Amorim
, an activist from the Landless Rural Workers’ Movement
(MST), one of the most significant social movements in Latin America today, tells Somos. “He ended the [last] TV debate saying he is a ‘defender of life.’ But many women can’t carry on a pregnancy and end up dying in clandestine abortion clinics,” adds 33-year-old Dani Balbi
, the first trans woman professor at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, one of the most prestigious institutions in the country.