[JURIST] Chile's Constitutional Court [official website, in Spanish] on Monday approved legislation that would legalize abortion in certain circumstances. The bill, approved [JURIST report] by the Chilean Congress [official website, in Spanish] earlier this month, would allow abortions in instances of rape, threat to the mother's health, and fetal abnormality "incompatible with
Abortion remains a contentious issue around the world. In June the UN Human Rights Committee [official website] found [JURIST report] that Ireland must remedy harm done to a woman in 2010 after denying her an abortion. The Delaware legislature [official website] approved a bill [JURIST report] in June that guarantees access to abortion.