Statutory Requirements & Policies Governing U.S. Global Family Planning and Reproductive Health Efforts

This issue brief provides a summary of the major policies and statutory requirements governing U.S. participation in international family planning and reproductive health efforts. These laws and policies collectively direct how funds are spent, which organizations receive funds and generally shape U.S. family planning and reproductive health activities around the world. This issue brief is complemented by the Kaiser Family Foundation fact sheet The U.S. Government and International Family Planning & Reproductive Health: Statutory Requirements and Policies, which provides an update on the current status of these policies and requirements. Issue Brief (.pdf)