Global Community Should Find Ways To Fill Gaps Left By U.S. Withdrawal Of UNFPA Funding, Expert Says

Overseas Development Institute: President Trump, the facts show that defunding the U.N. Population Fund won’t work
Nicola Jones, principal research fellow with ODI, discusses the potential negative impacts of U.S. President Trump’s defunding of UNFPA and possible next steps of the non-profit and private sectors. Jones writes, “The global community should view the cuts to UNFPA as just the start of a major assault on women’s and girls’ rights. It should call out the U.S. government accordingly and identify ways to innovatively plug these critical gaps…” (4/7).

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