Nations Attending ‘She Decides’ Conference In Brussels Pledge Millions To Fill Gap Left By Mexico City Policy Reinstatement

Associated Press: Donors pledge nearly $200 million for family planning
“Nations and philanthropists pledged close to $200 million Thursday for family planning at an international conference that aimed to make up for the gap left by President Donald Trump’s ban on U.S. funding to [foreign] groups linked to abortion…” (Casert, 3/2).

E.U. Observer: Trump order tests E.U. credibility on women’s rights
“…Belgium, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, and Norway have already promised €10 million each to ‘She Decides,’ a global crowdfunding campaign launched by the Dutch minister of development, social democrat Lilianne Ploumen…” (Eriksson, 3/1).

The Guardian: Countries pledge millions of dollars for safe abortions after Trump order
“…About 50 governments are attending the hastily convened one-day She Decides conference in Brussels on Thursday, with early pledges closing in on $100m (£80m)…” (Rankin, 3/2).

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