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19 Sep 2018 | 06:49 AM UTC

Brazil: Pro-life rallies in Fortaleza and São Paulo Sep. 22-30

Religious and civil society groups plan pro-life rallies in Fortaleza on September 22 and São Paulo on September 30

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Event

Various religious and civil society groups are planning to hold pro-life rallies in Fortaleza and São Paulo. The 10th March for Life in Fortaleza will be held on Saturday, September 22, starting at 16:00 (local time) outside of the Ideal Clube. Participants will then march down Avenida Beira Mar until reaching the intersection with Rua Julio Ibianpina. In São Paulo, protesters will gather at the Museum of Art of Sao Paulo Assis Chateaubriand on Sunday, September 30, at 15:00 before walking to Praça da Sé. Traffic disruptions are expected along the march routes and near protest sites.

Context

The event organizers are protesting legislation that would decriminalize abortion during the first 12 weeks of pregnancy.

Advice

Individuals in Fortaleza and São Paulo on the abovementioned dates are advised to avoid all protests and demonstrations as a precaution and allow additional time to travel.

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