IWHC Report Describes Impacts Of Mexico City Policy In 3 African Nations, Provides Recommendations For U.S. Policymakers

International Women’s Health Coalition: Reality Check: Year One Impact of Trump’s Global Gag Rule
This report’s executive summary states, “The International Women’s Health Coalition (IWHC) is documenting the effects of the Protecting Life in Global Health Assistance (‘the Policy’ or ‘the Global Gag Rule’) restrictions on civil society, the political climate, and women and girls, alongside grantee partners in Kenya, Nigeria, and South Africa. To date, IWHC and partners have conducted 59 interviews with civil society organizations, health service providers, anti-abortion groups, and government agencies across the three project countries. Although the Policy is still rolling out, some clear effects have emerged across the three very different country contexts in our first-year assessment…” (5/30).