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Al Jazeera: Chile's Total Ban on Abortion

On Al Jazeera’s The Stream, the Center’s Legal Advisor for Latin American and the Caribbean, Alejandra Cárdenas, discusses the dire consequences of Chile’s absolute ban on abortion in the case of an 11-year-old girl known publicly as Belen. Alejandra points out the threat to Belen’s health by carrying a pregnancy to term, arguing that her life is the one that needs protection.

Alejandra Cárdenas speaking on Al Jazeera