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Trump Administration’s Proposed Changes To Commitment Language Around Women’s Rights Document Not Accepted During Negotiations At U.N. CSW Meeting

Rewire.News: Trump Administration Fails to Roll Back Support for Landmark Women’s Rights Agreement at United Nations “…According to draft documents acquired by The Guardian, the U.S. delegation came into this week’s [U.N. Commission on the Status of Women (CSW)] meetings intending to ‘water down’ commitments to the health and well-being…

Media Outlets Report On Trump Administration’s Efforts To Change Women’s Rights, Reproductive Health Language During Negotiations At U.N. CSW Meeting

The Guardian: U.S. accused of trying to dilute global agreements on women’s rights “U.S. officials in New York are attempting to water down language and remove the word ‘gender’ from documents being negotiated at the U.N., in what is being seen as a threat to international agreements on women’s rights.…

Kenya’s ‘Beyond Zero’ Campaign To Reduce Maternal Mortality Must Improve Access To Comprehensive Reproductive Health Services, Including Safe Abortion, HRW Researcher Says

Human Rights Watch: Safe Access to Abortion Crucial to Reducing Maternal Mortality in Kenya Agnes Odhiambo, senior researcher in the Women’s Rights Division at HRW, discusses Kenya’s “Beyond Zero” campaign to eradicate preventable maternal and child mortality in the country, highlighting criticism that the campaign does not address access to…

Bustle Examines Effects Of Trump Administration’s Expanded Mexico City Policy

Bustle: How Trump’s Global Gag Rule Is Stigmatizing Women’s Reproductive Rights Overseas “…[On his first day in office, President Trump] reinstated [and expanded] a rule that prevents U.S. foreign aid [for global health] from going to organizations overseas that so much as mention the word ‘abortion’ to patients. An organization…

U.S. Should Reconsider Reinstatement, Expansion Of Mexico City Policy, Opinion Piece Says

Thomson Reuters Foundation: Let’s not turn the clock back on reproductive health and rights Siddharth Chatterjee, U.N. resident coordinator to Kenya “Enabling women to choose when and whether to have children is pivotal to social and economic development. But efforts to give girls and women access to sexual and reproductive…

Columbia University Researchers Discuss Implications Of Mexico City Policy For Health, Rights, Free Speech In Recent, Upcoming Articles

Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health: Maternal and Reproductive Health: How the Global Gag Rule Stifles Free Speech This press release highlights several published or soon-to-be-published articles by researchers in the Global Health Justice and Governance program (GHJG) at the Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health, detailing the…

Legislative Changes, Comprehensive Sexuality Education Necessary To Protect Women’s, Girls Rights In Latin America

Washington Post: The 11-year-old Argentine girl is not alone. Latin America’s abortion laws are a form of torture. Erika Guevara-Rosas, Americas director at Amnesty International “…Latin America authorities have shown alarming negligence in failing to protect women and girls from gender-based violence. Instead of supporting survivors, they frequently revictimize them…