Ruling the Womb

  title={Ruling the Womb},
  author={A. Pe{\~n}a and Beatriz Eugenia Cid Aguayo and Carla Donoso Orellana},
  journal={Latin American Perspectives},
  pages={145 - 162}
In Chile, sexual and reproductive rights have been at the core of an ideological and material struggle during the past decade between the women’s movement—the grassroots, academic, and nongovernmental organizations that work for women’s rights, whether or not they call themselves feminists—and conservative forces. The 2006 election of Michelle Bachelet, a divorced socialist and single mother, as president led to governmental attempts to advance reproductive rights, principally distribution of… Expand
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