Access to potentially life-saving contraception and abortion can be a lottery for women and girls in Latin America, often depending on their ability to pay or the personal and religious views of a health worker, Amnesty International said on Monday.
In a new report, the rights group looked at sexual and reproductive healthcare in eight countries - El Salvador, the Dominican Republic, Paraguay, Chile, Argentina, Mexico, Peru and Uruguay.
"Tragically, for women across Latin America, receiving life-saving medical treatment depends on the good will of a health professional or the depth of her pockets," Erika Guevara-Rosas, Americas director . . .