Global Community Should Find Ways To Fill Gaps Left By U.S. Withdrawal Of UNFPA Funding, Expert Says
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Nicola Jones, principal research fellow with ODI, discusses the potential negative impacts of U.S. President Trump’s defunding of UNFPA and possible next steps of the non-profit and private sectors. Jones writes, “The global community should view the cuts to UNFPA as just the start of a major assault on women’s and girls’ rights. It should call out the U.S. government accordingly and identify ways to innovatively plug these critical gaps…” (4/7).