Global Gag Rule, U.S. Foreign Assistance

Global Women’s Health Shouldn’t Be a Casualty of U.S. Culture Wars

During the past few years, Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives have been a broken record of recurring attacks on international family planning funding and policy. Between attempts to reinstate the harmful Global Gag Rule and proposing drastic cuts … Continue Reading

Global Gag Rule, U.S. Foreign Assistance

Good News & Bad News on Family Planning Appropriations

This week, committees in both the House and Senate marked up the State Department and foreign operations appropriations bills for fiscal year 2015, with widely different results for international family planning and reproductive health (FP/RH) funding and policy. The good … Continue Reading

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Loud and Clear: Time to End the Global Gag Rule #GGR30th Tweet Chat Recap

Thanks so much to everyone who participated in our #GGR30th tweet chat today! It was a great conversation, and our message was heard loud and clear: it’s past time to end the harmful Global Gag Rule. If you missed it, … Continue Reading

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Global Gag Rule: A U.S. Policy That Will Make You Sick

30 Years Is Enough: End the Global Gag Rule from Population Action International on Vimeo. This week, House and Senate appropriators are marking up funding bills with very different visions for international family planning. In the House, the draft committee … Continue Reading

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The Sneaky Policy That’s Undermined Reproductive Health for 30 Years Join Our Tweet Chat for the Inside Scoop on the Global Gag Rule

Pop quiz: The Global Gag Rule… a) tells foreign organizations what they can and can’t do with their own money as a condition of receiving U.S. family planning assistance b) stifles free speech and would be unconstitutional if imposed on … Continue Reading

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What’s Youth Got To Do With It?

This piece was originally published at Women at the Center, and is cross-posted with permission. Half of the world’s population is under 30 and half of all new HIV infections are happening to people between the ages of 15 and … Continue Reading