is both an investigative reporting and engagement fellow at the Tribune. Previously, she worked as a reporter in the São Paulo-based investigative journalism organization Agência Pública, where she covered human rights violations associated with actions of governments and corporations in Brazil. Her coverage of evictions linked to the 2016 Rio Olympics was part of a digital project conducted by Agência Pública, which received the Vladimir Herzog Award, a major journalism prize in Brazil. Originally from São Paulo, she moved to Boston in 2015 to pursue a Masters in Media Innovation at Northeastern University and graduated in the spring of 2017. When she’s not digging up information and listening to people’s stories, she likes to create new recipes, play Samba tunes on the flute, or travel to unexpected places across the city or around the globe.
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An undocumented teenager under federal custody in Texas got an abortion she had been seeking for weeks Wednesday morning, according to the American Civil Liberties Union. "This is my life, my decision," the teen said in a statement after the procedure.
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit ruled Tuesday that an undocumented teenager under federal custody in Texas can have the abortion she requested immediately, potentially ending a complicated legal saga.
Days after a three-judge panel ruled that an undocumented teen in Texas would not immediately have access to an abortion, the American Civil Liberties Union is asking all 10 judges on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit to reconsider.