According to official statistics, 600,000 new pregnancies occur every year in Peru; 57% of which are unplanned and unwanted, often the result of sexual violence. As a result, more than 370,000 clandestine abortions are carried out every year.
A high number of migrants have died or disappeared while attempting to reach the United States. These are the stories of the wives and daughters left behind.
An increasing number of wealthy Brazilians are leaving their country for places that offer their families better opportunities.
Argentina has seen the pattern of migration change in recent years. Among the current wave of newcomers are women who come seeking a better life than they have in their home countries.