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Bill to legalize abortion in Chile

The Chilean government will present a bill to legalize abortion without giving reasons. Women's Affairs Minister Antonia Orellana confirmed the initiative.

"We have begun discussions with groups of women's organizations, gynecologists, professional associations, and feminist movements to discuss a commitment we have as a government, which is to promote sexual and reproductive rights," she said.

"These discussions and dialogues define "which legislative model could be introduced in our country and which is more strategic."

In a televised broadcast, Orellana reiterated the government's conviction to move forward on the issue.

"There is a decision to advance women's . . .

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