The graphic is straightforward but shocking. That anyone would conceive the need for such a sign is heart-breaking. That it encapsulates a growing problem in Venezuela, a nation strung taut between political stalemate and economic collapse, is nothing short of devastating. Venezuelan artist Eric Meiicano told the BBC he created the campaign after a newborn was found in the trash near his Caracas apartment. “Something is becoming common which should never be considered normal,” he … Continued
The number of abortions in Venezuela has grown in recent months, according to workers at family planning clinics and women’s rights advocates. Dozens of interviews with doctors, activists, and women revealed a growing abortion crisis, in which women often end up in hospitals with severe complications.
Red de Información por el Aborto Seguro (Safe Abortion Information Network) tell the story of their free telephone line for women who wish to end their pregnancies.