Last week Chile’s House of Representatives made history by passing a bill that would allow lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) individuals to enter into civil unions. The bill passed by an overwhelming majority, with 86 representatives voting in favor, 23 voting against the bill...Read more
Last week Chile’s House of Representatives made history by passing a bill that would allow lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) individuals to enter into civil unions. The bill passed by an overwhelming majority, with 86 representatives voting in favor, 23 voting against the bill...Read more
In a speech given at the Commission on Population and Development (CPD) in 2013, Chilean President Michelle Bachelet—who was the Executive Director of UN Women at the time—emphasized the connections between women’s empowerment, sexual and reproductive rights, and sustainable development. "Our goal...Read more
In a speech given at the Commission on Population and Development (CPD) in 2013, Chilean President Michelle Bachelet—who was the Executive Director of UN Women at the time—emphasized the connections between women’s empowerment, sexual and reproductive rights, and sustainable development. "Our goal...Read more
Twenty-five years ago, Chile enacted the most restrictive ban against abortion in the world. It is one of six countries that prohibit abortion without exception—even when a pregnancy is the result of sexual violence or endangers a woman's life. Even when the life that’s endangered is that of an 11-...Read more
Twenty-five years ago, Chile enacted the most restrictive ban against abortion in the world. It is one of six countries that prohibit abortion without exception—even when a pregnancy is the result of sexual violence or endangers a woman's life. Even when the life that’s endangered is that of an 11-...Read more
Last month in Santiago, Chile, a group experts and decision makers in the field of sexual and reproductive health were brought together to examine how much progress has been made in increasing young people’s access to comprehensive sexuality education in Latin American schools. The meeting was...Read more