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Lima Ranks As Worst Of 19 Megacities For Women’s Health Care Access, TRF Poll Finds

Thomson Reuters Foundation: Exclusive — Teen pregnancy, backstreet abortions make Lima worst megacity for women’s health — poll
“Teenage pregnancies and backstreet abortions helped push Peru’s capital to the bottom of a global poll on Monday when Lima was named as the world’s worst megacity for women to get health care. The Thomson Reuters Foundation asked 380 experts in women’s issues about access to health care and maternal health, as well as about sexual violence, harmful cultural practices, and access to finance in 19 megacities worldwide…” (Moloney, 10/16).

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