Conscientious objection and reproductive health in Chile: two paradigmatic cases

  • Lidia Casas Becerra Universidad Diego Portales, Chile
  • Claudia Dides Castillo Universidad de Chile

Abstract

This paper meditates upon conscientious objection and reproductive health in two paradigmatic cases: emergency contraception and voluntary sterilization. Several questions arise regarding conscientious objection towards reproductive health and its ethical (and political) dilemma. As a democratic society we should be concerned about both of them..

Author Biographies

Abogada. Facultad de Derecho, Universidad Diego Portales, Chile.

Socióloga. Programa Equidad de Género y Políticas Públicas, Facultad Latinoamericana de Ciencias Sociales, FLACSO, Chile.

 

 

Keywords conscientious objection, reproductive health, voluntary sterilization, emergency contraception and human rights
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Casas Becerra, L., & Dides Castillo, C. (2007). Conscientious objection and reproductive health in Chile: two paradigmatic cases. Acta Bioethica, 13(2). Retrieved from https://actabioethica.uchile.cl/index.php/AB/article/view/16534/17193
Published
2007-01-01