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Mexico City Policy Could Be ‘Disastrous’ For Development Efforts, Women’s Health, ODI Associate Says

Overseas Development Institute: Trump’s global gag rule means more women and girls will die
Lisa Denney, research associate in the Politics and Governance Program at ODI, discusses the potential consequences of U.S. President Trump’s reinstatement and expansion of the Mexico City policy, writing, “The return and expansion of the global gag rule is an affront to women’s rights globally. It is also disastrous for development and potentially deadly for women and girls in developing countries. We need development policies to be pro their lives as much as any others” (1/31).

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