Tag Archives: El Salvador

Beatriz survived her pregnancy, but at what cost?

Tweet Remember Beatriz? Remember Savita? Or rather, remember #RememberSavita? Media has a funny way of making one story sound like the most important thing in the world, and then dropping that story like a hot potato a week later. Savita was the woman who died in an Irish hospital after having been denied a life-saving [...]
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El Salvador denies woman a life-saving abortion

TweetUpdate: you can donate to Beatriz’s cause and help her pay her legal and medical fees here. In terrible news, the Supreme Court of El Salvador denied a 22-year old woman the abortion that could save her life on Wednesday.  “Beatriz,” the pseudonym for the 26-week pregnant woman, is 22 years-old, and has lupus and [...]
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We already lost Savita in Ireland. Don’t let Beatriz die in El Salvador.

TweetEd. note: This is a guest post by Juliana Britto Schwartz. By day, Juliana is a student at University of California, Santa Cruz. By night, she is a Latina feminist blogger at Julianabritto.com, where she writes about reproductive health justice, immigration, and feminist movements in Latin America. You all remember Savita Halappanavar, right? Well, the world is looking at another Savita [...]
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