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Chile and Ireland, where motherhood really is safe

Elard Koch | 21 March 2013 | FEATURES |  
tags: abortion law, Chile, Ireland, maternal health
What makes these two countries so similar in matters of maternal health and abortion?


A ground-breaking abortion study from Chile

Elard Koch | 08 May 2012 | FEATURES |  
tags: abortion, Chile
Before 1989 abortion was legal in Chile; after 1989 it was illegal. The author of a controversial study explains what happened to women's health.


Chile study challenges the “safe abortion” myth

Carolyn Moynihan | 08 May 2012 | FEATURES |  
tags: abortion, Chile, maternal mortality
Contrary to claims, a ban on abortion is consistent with one of the world’s lowest maternal mortality rates.


Behind the rescue’s success

Sheila Liaugminas | 17 October 2010 | SHEILA REPORTS |  
tags: capitalism, Chile, miners rescue

We were so riveted by the return of the Chilean miners and their reunion with family and loved ones, so captivated by their individual emergence and the joy that broke out in the crowd of rescuers each time one was pulled up, that we might not have heard much about how that whole operation came together as it did. What’s the back story of that?



‘The mother of all reality shows’

Sheila Liaugminas | 14 October 2010 | SHEILA REPORTS |  
tags: Chile, faith & family, miners rescue
That’s how one utterly overwhelmed commentator on television described the dramatic around-the-clock rescue operation we’ve just witnessed in Chile. Searching for superlatives, some journalists just said…..there are no words to describe this or express what is happening here.


After the quake, Chile shows its strengths

Pedro Dutour | 04 March 2010 | FEATURES |  
tags: Chile, democracy, resilience
In Latin American terms, it couldn't have happened to a better country.


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