Chile Under Fire After Birth Control Pills Result in Unwanted Pregnancies


Nearly 175 women in Chile are scheming to record a class-action lawsuit after claiming to have gotten profound while holding a inadequate Anulette CD as reported by CNN on Apr 6, 2021.

Anulette CD is an verbal birth control tablet done by Silesia — a auxiliary of a German curative association Grünenthal. The Chilean passionate and reproductive rights organisation Corporación Miles is representing a women in a lawsuit.

In 2020, some-more than 276,000 birth control pills from dual poor batches were distributed by a Chilean supervision to several family formulation centers. Months after a initial pregnancy cases, in Aug 2020, a batches in doubt were taken off a marketplace by health authorities in Chile.

Many women became pregnant, and many others unsuccessful to accept a warning, done usually on Twitter. Many families in Chile do not have internet or radio access. Relying usually on amicable media to surprise a women of a inadequate birth control pills is an misapplication to a women.


“I was about to finish a second [of 3 boxes prescribed] when we found out about a problem,” Tabita Daza Rojas said. By afterwards she was already 6 weeks pregnant. She found out from a Facebook post that her tablets were one of a removed batches.

According to Laura Dragnic, authorised coordinator during Corporación Miles, “It was after posting on Instagram when we started receiving emails from people observant that they were already profound since they were immoderate Anulette. We design that there are many some-more women with this problem, generally since a State has not claimed any responsibility.”

The women can't legally cancel their pregnancies. In Chile, women are usually authorised to cancel a pregnancy if a pregnancy is a outcome of rape, if a fetus is exclusive with life outward a womb, or if a woman’s life is during risk.

Miles and their partners are job for a supervision to compensate financial reparations to a influenced women, and to yield entrance to protected and authorised abortions for those who wish to cancel their pregnancy.


CNN: Chile’s supervision distributed inadequate birth control pills. Now some-more than 150 people are pregnant.; by Kara Fox, Ana Schlimovich
The Rio Times: Chile distributes poor birth control pills and during slightest 170 women turn pregnant; by Juan Martinez

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