U.K. Pledges Additional £600M To Support Family Planning Programs Worldwide

The Guardian: U.K. promises extra £600m for family planning in poorest countries
“The U.K. government has pledged to spend an extra £600m to support family planning programs in some of the world’s poorest countries. Most of the money, which will be rolled out between 2020 and 2025, will be given to the U.N. Population Fund (UNFPA), which works in 150 countries, including the 46 with the highest rates of maternal deaths and lowest rates of modern contraceptive use…” (Ford, 9/24).

The Telegraph: U.K. announce £600m aid for family planning as U.S. ramps up anti-abortion stance
“…Alok Sharma, the U.K.’s International Development Secretary, told delegates the U.K. would promote and defend ‘women’s sexual and reproductive health and rights’…” (Newey, 9/23).

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