Abortion debate gathers strength in Chile

Case of young girl who became pregnant from rape strengthens calls to legalise abortion.

    The case of an 11-year-old girl in Chile who became pregnant after she was raped by a family member has sparked a national debate over abortion.

    Chile bans all forms of abortion, but there are many who think women should have a choice.

    Al Jazeera's Teresa Bo reports from Santiago.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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