In Guatemala, Family Planning Clashes with Religion, Tradition

Every day, Evelyn Roquel travels the rugged countryside of Guatemala’s highlands teaching women about birth control. In a population where the fertility rate is the highest in Latin America, it’s a daunting task. This radio piece proGuatemalafiles Evelyn’s works for Women’s International Network for Guatemalan Solutions, both her advocacy on behalf of women who want to space their pregnancies, and the threats she faces from male relatives who resist this form of women’s empowerment.