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Brazilian judge probed for blocking abortion for raped child

Summary by Ground News
Judge Joana Ribeiro Zimmer stopped 11-year-old rape victim from getting an abortion. Zimmer referred to her rapist as the father of the baby. Girl repeatedly said she did not want to give birth. Advocates insist abortion is allowed in Brazil for rape cases at any stage of pregnancy.
Brazilian judge probed for blocking abortion for raped child
11 days ago·Brasília, Brazil

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Fury at judge banning pregnant 11-year-old rape victim from having an abortion

Judge Joana Ribeiro Zimmer is now being investigated after the family applied to the court for their young daughter to be allowed an abortion in southern Brazil's Santa Catarina state

12 days ago·London, United Kingdom
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Brazilian judge probed for blocking abortion for raped child

Brazil’s judicial watchdog agency says it's investigating a judge who stopped an 11-year-old rape victim from getting an abortion

11 days ago·United States
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Brazilian judge probed for blocking abortion for raped child

BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) — Brazil's judicial watchdog agency says it is investigating a judge who stopped an 11-year-old rape victim from getting an abortion — a procedure that advocates insist is allowed in the South American nation for rape cases…

11 days ago·United States
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Brazilian judge probed for blocking abortion for raped child

Brazil’s judicial watchdog agency says it’s investigating a judge who stopped an 11-year-old rape victim from getting an abortion

11 days ago·Washington, United States
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Brazilian judge probed for blocking abortion for raped child - Local News 8

By DÉBORA ÁLVARES Associated PressBRASILIA, Brazil (AP) — Brazil’s judicial watchdog agency says it’s investigating a judge who stopped an 11-year-old rape victim from getting an abortion. Advocates insist the procedure is allowed in the South American nation for rape cases at any stage of a pregnancy. Santa Catarina state Judge Joana Ribeiro Zimmer was filmed at a hearing asking the child whether she understood how pregnancies happen, referring…

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Brazilian judge refuses abortion for 11-year-old rape victim

The girl was taken to a hospital in Brazil’s Santa Catarina state last month after her mother discovered the child had fallen pregnant after being raped.

12 days ago·New York, United States
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