Family Planning Plays Important Role In Saving Women’s Lives, Reducing Poverty, Lowering Carbon Footprint, Blog Post Says
The Life You Can Save: Trump’s Policy Threatens Reproductive Rights of Global Poor
Frances Kissling, co-founder of the Global Fund for Women and the Religious Consultation on Population, Reproductive Health, and Ethics, lecturer at the University of Pennsylvania, and fellow at Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Studies, discusses the potential implications of President Trump’s reinstatement and expansion of the Mexico City policy. “For the most part, population size and growth and family planning have been under addressed in the movement for effective philanthropy. … Perhaps it’s time for effective philanthropy to take a closer look at the role family planning pays in saving women’s lives and well being as well as reducing poverty and our carbon footprint,” she writes (2/6).