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World in Progress: Millions of women impacted by US gag rule

February 1, 2017

US President Donald Trump last week signed an executive order to pull US funding from all overseas organizations offering abortion services, including counseling. NGOs stand to lose hundreds of millions of dollars in funding if they don’t get on board with this Reagan-era policy. Health workers have warned such a drastic cut to aid money will mostly hurt women in poor countries.


Report: Natalie Muller