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Women’s Rights Advocates Seek International Help Over Women Giving Birth In Mexico’s Streets

Associated Press/Huffington Post: Why Activists Say Mexican Women Are Forced To Give Birth In The Street
“Women’s rights advocates sought international help Thursday in ending what they call a pattern of poor indigenous Mexican women being turned away from hospitals while in labor, forcing them to give birth on lawns, patios, or parking lots. Activists working in villages in southern Mexico say they have documented at least 20 recent cases of women giving birth outside hospitals whose staff claimed there was no room…” (Licon, 3/28).

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