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Brazilian Government Gives Monetary Reparations As Part of Historic United Nations Maternal Death Case

In a ceremony today, the Brazilian government gave monetary reparations to Maria Lourdes da Silva Pimentel, the mother of Alyne—an Afro-Brazilian woman who did not receive immediate medical attention for her pregnancy complications and later died. The reparations are part of the first United Nations ruling on human rights violations in her maternal death case. Click here to read more on Center for Reproductive Rights website.

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