Wednesday, July 10, 2013


Chile's Pinera praises rape victim,11,for welcoming baby

Chilean President Sebastian Pinera has called an 11-year-old pregnant rape victim "mature" for welcoming the baby. 

Chile bans all abortions. 

Chile child rape victim: Chile's president, Sebastian Pinera, praises 11-year-old rape victim for having baby
Chilean President Sebastian Pinera is being criticized for praising a pregnant 11-year-old rape victim who says she welcomes the baby conceived in the attack.
Chilean President Sebastian Pinera is being criticized for praising a pregnant 11-year-old rape victim who said that she would be happy to have the baby conceived when she was attacked.

"It will be like having a doll in my arms," the girl said during a TV interview Monday.
"I'm going to love the baby very much, even though it comes from that man who hurt me," she said.

Pinera is a supporter of Chile's abortion laws, which have banned all abortions since Gen. Augusto Pinochet’s dictatorship.

Pinera, who said he had asked his health minister to look after the girl's health, called the girl's decision "brave and mature,"the BBC reported.

"She surprised us all with words showing depth and maturity when she said that; despite the pain caused by the man who raped her, she wanted to have and take care of her baby," he said.

The girl was raped over a two-year period by her mother's boyfriend, who has since been arrested, according to the BBC.

Forensic psychologist Giorgio Agostini told The Associated Press that what Pinera said "doesn't get close to the psychological truth of an 11-year-old-girl." 

"It's a subjective view that is not based on any scientific reasoning," he told the news agency.

Opponents of Chile's abortion laws want to legalize abortion in cases of rape, and they want the 11-year-old victim to be allowed to get an abortion.

Michelle Bachelet, the opposing party's likely presidential candidate next year, told local Radio ADN that a "therapeutic abortion" would be appropriate in her case.

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