DFID Supports Access To Abortion As Part Of Sexual, Reproductive Health Care Worldwide, Official Says

Devex: U.K. aid official offers ‘loud and strong’ support for access to abortion worldwide
“A top United Kingdom aid official has reassured advocates that the Department for International Development remains a ‘loud and strong voice for universal access to sexual and reproductive health’ services, including abortion, for women and girls in developing countries. Speaking at the launch of a new report from the U.K. All-Party Parliamentary Group on Population, Development and Reproductive Health, which calls for the U.K. government to support safe abortion at home and abroad, International Development Minister Alistair Burt said: ‘DFID is absolutely clear that safe abortion is a crucial element of the full range of comprehensive sexual and reproductive health and rights services’…” (Edwards, 3/9).

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