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About Lena Lavinas

Lena Lavinas is a Professor of Welfare Economics at the Institute of Economics, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Lena Lavinas es Profesora de Economía del Bienestar del Instituto de Economía de la Universidad Federal de Rio de Janeiro.

Articles by Lena Lavinas

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Claire Provost

Claire Provost is editor of 50.50 covering gender, sexuality and social justice.

Constitutional conventions: best practice

Aborto no Brasil: uma história interminável

No Brasil, 500.000 abortos clandestinos são praticados a cada ano, com cerca de 200.000 levando a complicações pós-realização, e produzindo 500 mortes. Mas, a discussão sobre a legalização parece estancado. Español, English

The never-ending story of abortion in Brazil

In Brazil, 500,000 clandestine abortions are carried out every year, of which 200,000 end in complications and 500 in death, but the debate regarding legalisation appears to have halted. Español, Portugués

Aborto en Brasil: la historia interminable

En Brasil se practican 500.000 abortos clandestinos al año, de los que cerca de 200.000 conllevan complicaciones y 500 acaban en muerte. Pero el debate sobre la legalización parece estancado. English, Portugués.

Populismo por todas partes

Múltiples formas de populismo amenazan nuestro futuro común. El rol de los intelectuales progresistas es contribuir a aclarar lo que está en juego y proponer nuevos caminos a seguir. English

Populism has no side

Multiple forms of populisms may threaten our common future. Our role as progressive intellectuals is to contribute to clarify what is at stake and propose a new way forward. Español

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