Women’s organizations from the Federal District carry out this Thursday (23), an act in protest against the case of an 11-year-old girl in Santa Catarina, who had the right to a legal abortion, pregnancy resulting from rape, denied by justice.
The demonstration takes place at 5:30 pm in Praça dos Três Poderes, in front of the Federal Superior Court (STF), in Brasília.
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The acts repudiate the conduct of Judge Joana Ribeiro Zimmer against an 11-year-old child, who seeks access to the right to terminate a pregnancy resulting from rape. The case came to light after a report by the Catarinas Portal e The Intercept Brasil.
“What scares the most in this case is institutional violence, because when it is a judge, when it is a maximum representative of the Judiciary who prevents a child from accessing a basic medical right, which is guaranteed by law, who blackmails, attacks this family, it is of an indignation that the whole of society needs to express”, highlights the secretary of Women of CUT-DF, Thaisa Magalhães.
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Through an anonymous source, the reporting team of the intercept Brazil It’s from Catarinas Portal had access to a video of the hearing in which the girl was heard.
In the recordings, it is possible to hear the judge asking the girl questions such as “could you bear to stay a little longer?” or “Do you think the baby’s father would agree to give it up for adoption?”. The “father” in this case is the man who raped her.
Source: BdF Distrito Federal
Editing: Flavia Quirino