Chile’s congress passes plan to expand access to abortion services and other stories

Today we look at a bill to decriminalize abortion tabled in Chile’s congress, a report on alleged sexual abuse during the WHO’s response to an Ebola outbreak in the DRC, and more

September 29, 2021 by Peoples Dispatch

In today’s episode of the Daily Round-up we take a look at a measure passed in Chile’s Chamber of Deputies to review a 2018 bill to decriminalize abortion; the findings of an international investigation into cases of sexual abuse and exploitation during the WHO’s response to an Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo; a strike for equal pay and reduced workload by thousands of doctors in Paraguay; and the over 200 day long strike against unsafe staffing levels by nurses at the Saint Vincent Hospital in Massachusetts, US.

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