The Minister of Women and Gender Equality, Antonia Orellana, referred to this day Debate about abortion rights and assured that in his opinion the Constitutional Council is “much more polarized” about the discussion of this society.
In 2023 they were fulfilled Six years have passed since the three-cause abortion law came into effect. The Undersecretary of Public Health reported that this was the case from 2018 to June of this year 4,272 cases through the abortion law at the national level.
According to Minister Orellana, the figures recorded in the regulations are “They deny many prejudices against the words of women and girls“ As if it were very easy to invent or report a rape in Chile,” the foreign minister said in an interview with cooperative.
Discussion about abortion in the Constitutional Council
Orellana also addressed the discussion that took place after the Constitutional Council on this issue Introducing various amendments aimed at repealing the regulations suggested by the Republican Party who has the majority in the editorial board.
“There are several would deny the possibility of a voluntary interruption “There are three causes of pregnancy and others that are even more harmful, which could go much further,” the minister explained.
In this sense, he regretted that “the The Constitutional Council is much more polarized on these issues than any sector At least this society: The Center for Public Studies and Cadem poll shows that there is a very broad disagreement on criminalizing abortion, which is what the Republicans are trying to do, and a very broad agreement, at least on the three causal issues.
Regarding the possibility that there is Free abortion in the country that it will be regulated and decriminalized, the Minister for Women assured that it was a discussion “that I am at least willing to give and that.” will have to submit to democratic rules “as it fits.”
Finally, the Foreign Minister also reported that an agreement is being sought with organizations that support the measure “Expand the discussion”.