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El Salvador: After Beatriz, no more women must suffer discrimination and torture

Headline Title:  El Salvador: After Beatriz, no more women must suffer discrimination and torture 04 June 2013 No woman should be denied lifesaving medical treatment – including abortion if necessary – Amnesty International said after the Salvadoran authorities waited for weeks before taking action to save the life of a seriously ill pregnant woman.The life of “Beatriz” is no longer at risk after El Salvador’s government on Monday finally administered an early caesarean section to stop her from dying because of complications posed by a non-viable pregnancy and serious illness.Beatriz…

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