Amnesty International: State denies women’s decision making
Publicado por: Daniela Wilhelm
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Through a new publication, entitled as ” The State as reproductive system of violence against women”, Amnesty International has reported the violation of respect rights at the discussion of the project of law of abortion in three exceptions.

The executive director of Amnesty International, Ana Piquer, considers that policies regarding to abortion are discriminatory, because, in her opinion, the state assume the decisions, and deny women as reproductive decision makers, specially when it comes to abortion, that according to this Organism, should be free.

The activist for women rights, Gonzalo Leiva, considers that Chileans are sexually illiterates, due to the lack of sexual knowledge, and suggests that sexuality should be teached since the preschool education and not at Universities.

In addition, the health professional, claimed that at present it does exist obstetric violence, verbal mistreatment and neglect of pregnant women because of specialists’ bad practices, specially at public system.

Regarding to violence during pregnancy, the ex president and current member of the Chilean Society of Obstetrics and gynecology, Eghon Guzm√°n, stated that is unbelivable to think, that specialists are violent with their patients, however, he recognized that could be exceptions, like always.

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