Chilean Women Rebuild Lives Smashed by Tsunami

Some give up traditional livelihoods and do something new. Others stay put and rebuild from within devastated towns. Throughout the shoreline communities of southern Chile hardest hit by the 2010 tsunami, women are driving a long, hard recovery.

Chile Kick-Starts Debate on Gender Quotas

Chile may be notable for having a female president, but the country ranks 14th out of 18 Latin American countries in female political representation. Congressional hearings on a gender-quota bill for political parties are stirring debate.

Chile Teens’ Sexual Health Sparks Storm

Chile’s strict abortion ban and high teen pregnancy rates have drawn international criticism, but its efforts to ward off those critiques have sparked a moral debate. Chile’s efforts to sign an international protocol may be delayed as a result.