Earlier this week the health commission of Chile’s Chamber of Deputies voted eight to five to move forward on a bill that would lift the country’s complete abortion ban by legalizing the procedure in three cases—fetal abnormalities, rape, and when the life of the pregnant woman is in danger. This...Read more
Earlier this week the health commission of Chile’s Chamber of Deputies voted eight to five to move forward on a bill that would lift the country’s complete abortion ban by legalizing the procedure in three cases—fetal abnormalities, rape, and when the life of the pregnant woman is in danger. This...Read more
The years 2014 and 2015 will be remembered in Chile as a period of significant social and political transformations. Tax, education, and election reforms, as well as the civil union agreement for straight and gay couples, are clear examples of the vanishing of the most conservative legacies of the...Read more
The years 2014 and 2015 will be remembered in Chile as a period of significant social and political transformations. Tax, education, and election reforms, as well as the civil union agreement for straight and gay couples, are clear examples of the vanishing of the most conservative legacies of the...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
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