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)

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)