Abortion liberalisation law has passed the lower house in Argentina. Since it was introduced by the president, it will probably sail through the Senate and be implemented early next year.
Elsewhere in South America it’s not so easy:
By her uncle
The child told police she had been abused by her uncle since age six and had stayed silent out of fear.
When the girl reached the hospital where the termination was to be performed on Sunday afternoon, its entrance had been occupied by far-right anti-abortion activists and politicians who were filmed hurling abuse at hospital staff and the child, and trying to stop them entering.