Chile is one of a few countries in the world where abortions are illegal, no exceptions. We follow the stories of two womens’ abortions in one the most socially conservative countries in Latin America. Although general attitude towards abortion is shifting, women in Chile still have very little options if they get pregnant. Reporter Eilis O’Neill paints a tableau of what the United States could be like if restrictions on abortions continue to advance.
Eilis O’Neill is a freelance radio and print reporter who divides her time between Seattle and the Southern Cone. She covers a wide variety of topics, including environmental and social issues and gender.
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