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Marie Stopes International Forced To Cut Back Family Planning Services In Madagascar Due To Reinstated Mexico City Policy

NPR: U.S. Slashes Funds For Family Planning In Madagascar
“…One of the first acts of the Trump administration in January was to reinstate an abortion-related litmus test for foreign aid known as the ‘Mexico City policy.’ … In Madagascar the change is forcing dramatic cutbacks by the largest provider of long-term contraception in the country, the British nonprofit Marie Stopes International. Nearly half of Marie Stopes funding in Madagascar, millions of dollars a year, had been coming from USAID…” (Beaubien, 10/14).

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