global gag rule
The Global Gag Rule isn't about abortion -- it's about drastically reducing access to contraception.
Trump has banned U.S. funding to nonprofits that provide information about abortion.
To counteract Trump's policy shift, eight countries, including Sweden, the Netherlands, Denmark, and Canada, announced on Thursday that they are creating an effort to raise funds to fill the potential deficit.
The story of one family planning clinic in Nairobi shows how President Trump’s decision to cut U.S. funding to any organization
We already know what happens when we strip reproductive health funding: more abortions and more women dying.
By the standards of the World Health Organization (WHO), almost all abortions are unsafe in certain regions, such as Africa or Central and South America. If abortion care were made available with U.S. aid as it is in the U.S., a significant number of women's lives would be saved.
Without the ability to control when and how to have a family, young people won't be able to drive the economic and social progress needed to secure a prosperous future for our planet and its inhabitants.
We all care about women's lives, and PEPFAR under President Bush and President Obama has vastly improved the health of women and their families, while building vital healthcare system infrastructure. Let's continue the success, without being undermined by the Global Gag Rule.
Why do Republicans in the House play the same old song every year when sitting down to decide the fate of millions of women worldwide? Every year they trot out their mean-spirited, anti-woman agenda aimed at cutting funds for reproductive health.
The first gag rule didn't make the outrage over slavery go away, nor did the global gag rule prevent women from going through dangerous pregnancies, nor will the North Carolina legislature's scientific wisdom keep the water from rising.
“When it was in place, the global gag rule blocked funding for basic family-planning services, contraception and preventative
For decades, reinstating the Global Gag Rule has been seen as the default "pro-life" position. I would argue that it's anything but.