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Family Planning Is Human Right, UNFPA Executive Director Says, Warning Of Detrimental Impacts Of Mexico City Policy

Associated Press: U.N. official on Trump order: Family planning is a human right
“The head of the United Nations Population Fund says a recent executive order by President Donald Trump on abortion-related funding will not affect the agency’s family planning services, but he insists that family planning is a human right. Babatunde Osotimehin told the Associated Press that ‘anything that reduces funding for family planning services would affect women around the world. Africa has a great need for family planning.’ He has tweeted more than once since Trump’s order that family planning is central to protecting human and women’s rights…” (Meseret, 2/2).

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