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New U.S. Approach To Human Rights Harms Reproductive Health, LGBTQ+ Rights, Advocates Say

The Guardian: U.S. reframing of human rights harms women and LGBT people, advocates say “Mike Pompeo has stepped up his campaign to change the U.S. approach to human rights, reframing them as ‘unalienable rights’ rooted in American traditions, with a particular emphasis on religious freedom. Since establishing a commission on…

Opinion Piece Calls On U.S. Policymakers To Repeal Mexico City Policy, Helms Amendment

Ms. Magazine: The Trump Administration Wants to Make the Global Gag Rule Even More Harmful Lauren Cross, senior U.S. communications manager, and Zara Ahmed, senior policy manager on the public policy team, both at the Guttmacher Institute “In the middle of a global pandemic, the Trump administration is trying to…

Aidspan Publishes New Issue Of ‘Global Fund Observer’

Aidspan: Global Fund Observer Aidspan, an independent watchdog of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, has published Issue 386 of the ‘Global Fund Observer.’ The newsletter includes an analysis on the impact of school closures on the risk of unwanted pregnancy and HIV among adolescent girls and…

Ecuador’s National Assembly Approves Bill To Guarantee Right To Health, Improve Access To Reproductive Health Care For Women, Girls, LGBT People, HRW Says

Human Rights Watch: Ecuador’s Assembly Approves Bill Furthering the Right to Health Ximena Casas, a researcher in the Women’s Rights Division at HRW, discusses the Ecuador National Assembly’s approval of a bill that “would guarantee the right to health universally and comprehensively, including for women, adolescents, and girls, and lesbian,…

Wilson Center Event Highlights State Of Sexual, Reproductive Health, Rights Globally

Wilson Center’s Environmental Change and Security Program’s “New Security Beat”: Meeting Women’s Modern Contraceptive Needs Could Yield Dramatic Benefit Deekshita Ramanarayanan, staff intern with the Maternal Health Initiative at the Wilson Center, discusses a recent Wilson Center event “where speakers analyzed findings from the Guttmacher Institute on the state of…

U.S. House Democrats Introduce Legislation To Repeal Helms Amendment

The Hill: Democrats introduce bill to repeal funding ban on abortions abroad “Rep. Jan Schakowsky (D-Ill.) introduced legislation Wednesday that would repeal a decades-old policy that prevents U.S. foreign aid programs from providing funding for abortion services. … Schakowsky’s bill, the Abortion Is Health Care Act of 2020, would classify…

Opinions Address IFC’s Impact On Poverty In Guinea, Implications Of Abortion Policies

Devex: Opinion: Why is IFC contributing to poverty in Guinea? David Pred, co-founder and executive director of Inclusive Development International (7/28). NBC News: Zara Ahmed: Abortion rates don’t drop when the procedure is outlawed. But it does make it more dangerous Zara Ahmed, associate director of federal issues for the…

Blog Post, Releases Address Potential Long-Acting HIV Prevention Option For Women In Sub-Saharan Africa; Lead Poisoning In Children Globally; Intersection Of Climate Change, Environmental, Reproductive Health

UNAIDS: UNAIDS is hopeful that a new long-acting HIV prevention option will soon become available for women in sub-Saharan Africa (7/28). UNICEF: A third of the world’s children poisoned by lead, new groundbreaking analysis says (7/29). Wilson Center’s Environmental Change and Security Program’s “New Security Beat”: At the Intersection of…