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El Salvador must provide pregnant woman with access to life-saving medical treatment

Headline Title:  El Salvador must provide pregnant woman with access to life-saving medical treatment 17 April 2013 The authorities in El Salvador should immediately provide a seriously-ill pregnant woman with life-saving medical treatment that has so far been denied to her, Amnesty International said today.Doctor say Beatriz could die if she continues with the pregnancy, but have not yet treated her because they fear that if they end the pregnancy they might be prosecuted under the country’s total ban on abortion.The 22-year-old woman is four-and-a-half months pregnant and has been…

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