Belgium Joins Netherlands In International Funding Plan For Birth Control, Abortion, Sex Education
Associated Press: Belgians, Dutch join in opposing Trump’s anti-abortion plans
“Belgium is joining the Netherlands in backing the creation of an international fund to finance access to birth control, abortion, and sex education for women in developing countries in an attempt to make up for U.S. President Donald Trump’s ban on U.S. funding. Alexander De Croo, Belgium’s minister for foreign trade and development, says he is fully behind the initiative of his Dutch counterpart to set up an international fund for safe abortions. De Croo says Wednesday that ‘this decision of the White House has an immediate impact on the lives of millions of girls and women in developing nations’…” (Casert, 1/25).
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