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Donors Must Scale Up Response To Rohingya Humanitarian Crisis

Thomson Reuters Foundation: Help save Rohingya women and girls: A plea to our donors, a plea to our world Natalia Kanem, executive director of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) “…Women do not stop giving birth during humanitarian crises. … UNFPA does what it can to save every mother and…

‘Science Speaks’ Highlights Recent Pieces On Mexico City Policy, TB, HIV Prevention

Center for Global Health Policy’s “Science Speaks”: What we’re reading: The global gag rule gets a check-up, TB in India, and reconsidering HIV prevention Antigone Barton, senior editor and writer of “Science Speaks,” discusses several recent pieces on global health including a letter to Secretary of State Rex Tillerson regarding…

UNFPA Report Calls For More Equitable Access To Family Planning, Reproductive Health Services To Reduce Gender, Economic Inequality

Woodrow Wilson Center’s Environmental Change and Security Program’s “New Security Beat”: Unequal Women, Insecure World: The State of the World’s Population in the Age of Inequality Jennifer Dabbs Sciubba, assistant professor at Rhodes College and non-resident senior fellow at the Atlantic Council, discusses results from the UNFPA’s State of the…

Family Health Options Kenya Nurse Discusses Impacts Of Trump Administration’s Reinstated Mexico City Policy On Provision Of Services In NPR Interview

NPR: Kenyan Clinic Rejects Trump Abortion Policy, Loses $2 Million In U.S. Aid “…FHOK [Family Health Options Kenya, Kenya’s oldest provider of sexual and reproductive health services] disagreed with the terms of the ‘Mexico City’ policy, which has been reinstated by every Republican president since Ronald Reagan first issued it.…

Mexico City Policy Impacting Women’s Health In Nigeria, Should Be Repealed

Vanguard: Repeal the Global Gag Rule Sola Ogundipe, health editor at Vanguard Media Ltd. “…There is little doubt that [Protecting Life in Global Health Assistance, otherwise known as the Mexico City policy or global gag rule,] is undermining Nigeria’s reproductive and overall health goals and Nigerians are not happy about…

UNFPA Article Outlines 9 Standards To Uphold Human Right To Family Planning

UNFPA: Fifty years ago, it became official: Family planning is a human right In recognition of the 50th anniversary of the Teheran Proclamation, which states that family planning is a basic human right, this article discusses nine standards to uphold the human right to family planning (5/11).

Haitian Vasectomy Campaign Draws Participation Of More Than 100 Men

UNFPA: Haiti vasectomy campaign draws over 300 percent anticipated turnout This article discusses a vasectomy campaign in Haiti, noting, “The surgery was offered as part of an outreach event for men, supported by UNFPA and conducted by a health clinic run by the Association for the Promotion of the Haitian…

CNN, VICE on HBO Examine Impacts Of Mexico City Policy On Reproductive Health Services Provision Worldwide

CNN: How Trump’s anti-abortion agenda impacts women around the world “For more than 50 years, the United States Agency for International Development has been the largest financial supporter of women’s reproductive health services in the world’s poorest countries, with funding contributing to programs that have lowered maternal mortality rates, unintended…

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