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KFF Releases Annual Analysis Of Donor Government Funding For Family Planning

Kaiser Family Foundation: Donor Government Funding for Family Planning in 2017 The Kaiser Family Foundation today released its annual analysis of donor government funding for family planning. The report finds donor government funding for family planning increased in 2017, rising from $1.20 billion in 2016 to $1.27 billion. This marked…

Devex Highlights Key Talking Points From International Conference On Family Planning

Devex: View from the ground: International Conference on Family Planning 2018 “…[The International Conference on Family Planning in Kigali, Rwanda,] now in its fifth year, appeared [this week] to show broad consensus around the need for fresh thinking. But some participants expressed concern that not enough was being done to…

Wilson Center Event Explores Guttmacher-Lancet Commission’s Recommendations On Rights-Based Approach To Sexual, Reproductive Health

Woodrow Wilson Center’s Environmental Change and Security Program’s “New Security Beat”: Patricia Da Silva: ‘The Time is Now’ to Accelerate Progress for Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights Isabel Griffith, intern with the Maternal Health Initiative at the Wilson Center, highlights remarks from Patricia Da Silva, associate director of the…

KFF Releases Public Opinion, Knowledge Poll On Reproductive Health Policy, Including Mexico City Policy

Kaiser Family Foundation: KFF Poll: Public Opinion and Knowledge on Reproductive Health Policy In this poll, KFF examines public attitudes toward and knowledge of policies related to women’s reproductive health, including the Mexico City policy. The poll gauges awareness and attitudes towards restrictions on U.S. funding for foreign non-governmental organizations…

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U.S. House Appropriations Committee Expected To Consider FY20 SFOPs Spending Bill On Thursday

CNSNews.com: Foreign Ops Funding Bill Includes Measures Targeting Trump’s ‘Policy of Protecting Life’ “The Appropriations Committee in the Democrat-controlled House of Representatives on Thursday will consider a draft bill on foreign affairs and aid funding — including contributions to the United Nations … [T]he funding bill also contains several specific…

Gender Inequality Inhibits Women’s Sexual, Reproductive Rights, UNFPA Report Says

VOA News: Report: Gender Inequality Robs Women of Sexual, Reproductive Rights “A new report finds gender inequality strips women of their ability to control their sexual and reproductive options and limits their right to choose when and if they wish to start a family. The United Nations Population Fund released…

Global Fund For Women Vice President Outlines Strategies To Address Mexico City Policy

Stanford Social Innovation Review: Women’s Groups and Funders Respond to Global Gag Rule Leila Hessini, vice president of programs at the Global Fund for Women, discusses the potential effects of the Mexico City policy, writing, “Through conversations with our grantees and partners, we identified four strategies for mitigating the effects…