U.S. Women’s Rights Campaigner Warns Of ‘Real Human Cost’ Of Mexico City Policy In Africa
Thomson Reuters Foundation: INTERVIEW — African women pay for Trump’s anti-abortion move — activist
“In one of his first actions as president, Trump reinstated a policy known by critics as the ‘global gag’ rule, which withholds U.S. funding for international organizations that perform abortions or tell women about legal options for abortion. … ‘We think cutting foreign aid is okay because we are not actually looking at the human face of it,’ said [Lisa Shannon, a U.S. women’s rights campaigner,] … ‘These are real people and there is a real human cost’…” (Migiro, 4/19).
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