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Reinstatement Of Trump’s Travel Ban Represents An ‘Assault On’ Women

The Guardian: Why Trump’s travel ban hits women the hardest Michelle Chen, contributing writer at the Nation and contributing editor at In These Times and Dissent magazines “[U.S. President] Trump’s ‘Muslim ban’ is a frontal assault on many universal human rights principles. But the latest temporary reinstatement of the order’s…

U.S. Congress Should Permanently Repeal Mexico City Policy

Seacoast Online: Letter to the editor: It’s time to permanently repeal the Global Gag Rule Mindi Messmer, Democratic candidate for New Hampshire’s First Congressional District “…Autonomy for reproductive planning and health care are essential to women’s economic empowerment and gender equality. The effectiveness of public health policies like the [Mexico…

Washington Post Analysis Examines Abortion Laws Worldwide

Washington Post: The many countries where abortion is basically banned “…Only four countries regulate the procedure more strictly [than Ireland did before it repealed its ban on May 25], banning the procedure in all cases. … The countries with total bans house six percent of the world’s 1.64 billion women…

More News In Global Health

CIDRAP News: Rift Valley fever sickens 10 in Kenya, triggers response (Schnirring, 6/12). Devex: Ghana PPP pilots breakthrough insecticide to fight mosquito resistance (Pallares, 6/12). The Guardian: ‘My body, my choice’: Argentina moves closer to legal abortion with key vote (Kim, 6/13). Inter Press Service: Project Population: Addressing Asia’s Aging…

Brazilian Congressional Committee Votes To Outlaw Abortion In All Cases

Reuters: Brazilian Congressional committee votes to ban all abortions “A Congressional committee led by Evangelical Christians has voted to ban abortion in Brazil in all situations, including cases of rape and where the mother’s life is in danger. The decision was voted 18-1 late on Wednesday by a special committee…

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