Head Of MSF ‘s Task Force On Safe Abortion Care Marks International Day, Discusses U.S. Mexico City Policy
Médecins Sans Frontières: Proposed changes to U.S. Global Gag Rule threaten wider harm
“The United States policy known as the Global Gag Rule [Mexico City policy] has had a devastating impact on women’s access to sexual and reproductive health care since it was reinstated and greatly expanded by the Trump Administration more than three and a half years ago. The policy — which already forces health providers to choose between providing information to patients or receiving U.S. funding — is now set to be expanded even further. To mark International Safe Abortion Day on September 28, Dr. Manisha Kumar, head of the Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) task force on safe abortion care, explains the risks facing women and girls…” (9/28).
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