A biomedicalização do aborto ilegal: a vida dupla do misoprostol no Brasil

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Zordo, Silvia De;
  • Publisher: Casa de Oswaldo Cruz, Fundação Oswaldo Cruz
  • Subject: saúde reprodutiva | Brazil | misoprostol | Brasil | reproductive health | biomedicalisation | aborto ilegal | biomedicalização | illegal abortion

Abstract This paper examines the double life of misoprostol in Brazil, where it is illegally used by women as an abortifacient and legally used in obstetric hospital wards. Based on my doctoral and post-doctoral anthropological research on contraception and abortion in ... View more
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