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Advocates Warn Western Donors’ Funding Cuts To UNFPA Could Hurt Women’s Reproductive Health, Rights Worldwide

Inter Press Service: UNFPA Funding Cuts Threaten Women’s Health in Poorer Nations
“The U.N. Population Fund (UNFPA), which has played a key role in ensuring maternal health and promoting reproductive rights of millions of women worldwide, is expected to suffer over $140 million in funding cuts by Western donors this year. Arthur Erken, director of the Division of Communications and Strategic Partnerships at UNFPA, told IPS some key donors are reducing contributions not only to UNFPA but also to the entire international development community…” (Deen, 5/26).

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