helms amendment

“Making abortion legal isn’t the beginning of women having abortions. It’s the end of women dying from abortions,” said Rep. Jan Schakowsky (D-Ill.).
The Guttmacher Institute analyzed the impact of rescinding the amendment, which bars U.S. foreign aid from being used to pay for abortions abroad.
A Trump-Pence administration would be a disaster for women and girls everywhere: not just here in the United States but throughout the developing world as well.
Every year, more than 47,000 women in the developing world lose their lives to unsafe abortions. For more than four decades
The platform draft supports a repeal of the Helms Amendment, which blocks abortion access for women abroad.
They want the president to make it easier for women raped in conflict to access abortions.
This week, government officials, advocates, policymakers, corporate leaders, journalists, and others are in Copenhagen for Women Deliver, a major international conference focused on the health, rights, and well-being of women and girls.
Awkward. That's as good a word as any to describe the teen years. For most, it's just a passing phase. But for millions of young women it can be a life-altering and potentially dangerous time.
They promised to allow foreign aid money to pay for abortions in cases of rape or incest or to save the mother.