Devex Begins 3-Part Series Examining How Mexico City Policy Will Impact Family Planning, Reproductive Health Activities Of Colombia’s Profamilia
Devex: In Colombia, ‘global gag rule’ punishes conflict-affected populations
“…[I]n January, the [Colombia] family planning institution and safe abortion provider [Profamilia] chose not to comply with United States President Donald Trump’s expanded ‘global gag rule,’ otherwise known as the Mexico City policy and most recently renamed the ‘Protecting Life in Global Health Assistance’ policy. … Colombia is a prime example of the gag rule’s punishing grip on vital, integrated programs that have nothing to do with abortion…” (Rogers, 6/6).
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