$570M E.U.-U.N. Program Will Address Women’s Rights, Family Planning, E.U. Official Says
Devex: Details emerge of 500M euro E.U.-U.N. program on women’s rights, family planning
“The European Commission is preparing a 500 million euro ($570 million) program with the United Nations on women’s rights, which is to be announced at the United Nations General Assembly in September, according to a senior European Union aid official. … [Klaus Rudischhauser, deputy director general of DEVCO — the European Commission’s development arm,] said the initiative will focus on preventing violence against women but that it would have a broad scope, noting it followed the decision by United States President Donald Trump earlier this year to reinstate the ‘global gag rule’…” (Chadwick, 7/10).