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Thursday, 05 November 2015 18:12

The Civil Unions Law For Same-Sex Couples Came Into Force In Chile

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Same-sex couples access to the recognition of their unions in Chile! The law granting civil unions to same-sex couples came into force.

The bill was signed into law last April by Chilean President Michelle Bachelet.

This law grants the recognition and allows couples to receive retirement benefits, to adhere to her partner's health plan and includes such couples in inheritance law.

Nevertheless, the Chilean LGBT community has not given up its fight for marriage equality. This is only one stage while waiting to repeal the prohibition of marriage and adoption for same-sex couples.

"The civil union doesn’t end our struggle. We’re demanding same-sex marriage. We’re going to request for the measures stuck in congress to be revived," said Rolando Jimenez, president of the Gay Liberation and Integration Movement.


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