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About Maria de Bruyn

Maria de Bruyn is a medical anthropologist and began her work on gender-related issues in the field of HIV/AIDS in 1990 at the Royal Tropical Institute in Amsterdam. She now works as a senior policy advisor at Ipas, an international NGO focused on women’s reproductive choice and rights.

Articles by Maria de Bruyn

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Alex Sakalis, Editor

Alex Sakalis is associate editor of openDemocracy and co-edits the Can Europe Make It? page.

Constitutional conventions: best practice

HIV, women and abortion rights

Interventions to link HIV-related and reproductive health services must not only include access to modern contraceptive methods and non-discriminatory antenatal, delivery and postnatal care, but also access to safe legal abortion, says Maria de Bruyn

HIV: what kind of evidence counts ?

Some will find no evidence of value if it doesn’t coincide with the views that they already hold, or the interests they perceive are important to their most powerful supporters

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