Chile

This page features the news on disability from Chile in the Debrief Library. See also news from other countries.

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Communication and Language

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Sign Languages

In drafting of the new constitution sign-language has been recognised as an official language (Mar, UN Special Envoy on Twitter)

Mobility, Travel, Transport and Tourism

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Association of the Blind demands that the government take responsibility for the death of the person who fell onto the metro track. (In Spanish, Sep, ElMostrador)

Relationships, Sex and Reproductive Rights

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Government apologizes to woman for forced sterilization. “Doctors performed procedure in 2002 without consent while Francisca was under anesthesia because she was HIV positive” (May, the Guardian)