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Peru: Protest Calls on Government to Reduce Female and Infant Mortality Rates

The Latin Americanist shares a link to a video of a protest held last week in Lima: “One woman dies in Peru every eight hours due to complications related to pregnancy according to AI [Amnesty International] secretary general Salil Shetty. She added that most of these deaths are preventable and especially hit rural, indigenous, and poor women.”

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