Abortion in Chile – level 2

16-01-2018 15:00

Women in Chile demanded the right of legal abortion in the country. The protest took place just days before the visit of Pope Francis.

The women marched through Santiago and squatted and screamed over red paint on the street.

Together, they read a message and asked, ‘Shall it be God, shall it be our father who decides about our bodies?’

Difficult words: demand (request, ask for), right (something which you can officially/legally do), abortion (‘killing’ the foetus – a very young ‘baby’ inside a woman), squat (stand, but get closer to the ground by bending your knees apart).

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