Contributions to the debate about abortion in chile: rights, gender and bioethics


  • Claudia Dides C. Universidad de Chile


This paper is a reflexive essay about the abortion problem in Chile, considering the current historical context as well as a critical approach from the gender and bioethical perspective. The analysis has been organized in three tracks: the abortion context in Chile in relation to the human rights, the changes in privacy and the contribution of bioethics and gender perspective to this debate. Finally, for reflection, some current tensions as well as questions for future studies are presented.


abortion, debate, human rights, sexual and reproductive rights, gender, bioethics

Author Biography

Claudia Dides C., Universidad de Chile

Socióloga, Magíster en Género y Cultura. Investigadora de la Facultad Latinoamericana de Ciencias Sociales FLACSO. Chile.