Abortion is illegal in most of Mexico’s states, with the exception of the capital. Being accused of having one anywhere else can result in several years in prison – even if it was actually a miscarriage.
Transgender people in Argentina face rampant discrimination when looking for work and even after they’re hired. But transgender people and other activists are opening new fronts in the battle against bias, including a bill that would mandate a national hiring quota of transgender people for civil service positions.
For pregnant women traveling north from Central America, the trip is often a harsh and bumpy ride. Healthcare provided by shelters in Mexican towns and cities are providing them with much-needed relief.