Three reporters were injured because of police violence, one of them suffering bullet wounds.
The struggle for free, safe and legal abortion in Latin America and the Caribbean has been one of the key uniting issues for movements in the region as across the board, access is severely restricted
Apart from the capital Mexico City and southern province of Oaxaca, in the rest of the country, abortion is illegal.
Feminists and women’s rights activists across the region say that women are at greater risk and urge the governments to step up measures to address all forms of gender-based violence
We will also report on the anti-femicide protests in Mexico, and the protests by indigenous peoples in Ecuador.