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Abortion Restrictions Tied To Foreign Aid Threaten Fight Against AIDS, Report Says
By Alexander Nazaryan, Yahoo News
Santos Simione operates health clinics in Mozambique, which has one of the highest rates of HIV in the world, with one in
The Global Gag Rule Impacts Hard-Fought Progress On HIV/AIDS Relief
Executive Director, Universal Access Project
The Trump administration not only reinstated the Global Gag Rule, it expanded it – by 15 times.
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Women’s Health Is Under Threat Everywhere
Interim Chair and Professor, Population and Family Health at C...
I am haunted by the face of an 11-year-old Kenyan girl.
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Kenyan Medics Say U.S. Health Aid Cuts Will Mean More Abortions
By Neha Wadekar, Reuters
"The impact on millions of women and men will be huge."
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Putting HER First: A Step Toward A Long-Term Strategy For Women’s Rights
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Young Professionals in Foreign Policy
When US policy restricts access to global health services, women and children suffer the most.
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Donald Trump Defunds Global Maternal Health Organization
Last year the funding helped prevent an estimated 10,000 maternal deaths and 100,000 unsafe abortions.
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The Global Gag Rule Doesn't Save Lives, It Puts Women In Jeopardy
Doctors Without Borders
Medical aid organization
Defunding organizations that provide reproductive health services increases the risk of a life lost.
Trump's Expanded Global Gag Order Is Dangerously Restrictive
Duke neurosurgery resident, global health advocate, health car...
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.
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Get Ready For More Unsafe Abortions Around The World
President of DKT International
Whether you are pro-life or pro-choice, you should be very concerned by Mr. Trump’s re-instituting the “Global Gag Rule,” also
THE WORLD POST
Reproductive Rights: The Canary In The Coal Mine
The actions taken by the Trump Administration on abortion rights, sexuality education, and contraception will provide early signals of the direction in which he intends to take all human rights over the next four years.
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Donald Trump Reinstates Ronald Reagan's Abortion 'Global Gag Rule'
It bars international health organizations that receive U.S. funding from mentioning abortion as a family planning option.
Abortion Coverage For Peace Corps Volunteers Advanced In Senate Bill
“When it was in place, the global gag rule blocked funding for basic family-planning services, contraception and preventative
THE WORLD POST
Global Gag Rule's Return Would Threaten Women Worldwide
President of Population Connection and Population Connection A...
For decades, reinstating the Global Gag Rule has been seen as the default "pro-life" position. I would argue that it's anything but.
GOP Budget Cuts: International Family Planning Funding Threatened
Though HR 1 never made it past the Senate, Republican lawmakers continue to stand by the spending cuts it called for. "We're
Playing Games with Women's Lives
The Global Gag Rule restricts U.S. foreign aid to non-US-based organizations that provide legal voluntary abortion services or advocate for less restrictive abortion laws within their country.
The 200 Million Dollar Question
Author, 'How the Pro-Choice Movement Saved America'
Republicans staged a temper tantrum last week over spending $200 million on contraceptive coverage. It turns out such a request wasn't even included in the stimulus.
Another Victory: Obama Rescinds the Mexico City Policy, AKA the Global Gag Rule
Esther J. Cepeda
Opinion journalist and an expert on the issues of U.S. Hispani...
When it was rescinded by President Clinton in 1993 I was barely aware of how important The Mexico City Policy was, but Dubya's first-day move hit me hard. Right in the uterus, in fact.
Dropping Family Planning Funding Is the Right Move
lawyer, novelist and Deputy Director at Avaaz
Ready access to contraceptives for low-income citizens is an essential part of creating a stable, informed and healthy population. There should be a bill aimed at openly supporting this policy.
Do Contraceptives Stimulate the Economy?
Health policy researcher and blogger
There has been a lot of damage done to family planning funding over the past eight years. However, this may not be the right issue around which to have the battle.
Why Pro-Life Obama Supporters Should Be Disappointed
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Obama's pro-life supporters are claiming to be pleased that he at least waited a day before reportedly repealing the Mexico City "gag rule." If I were them, I'd be disappointed.
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