The Trump administration has taken its war on abortion worldwide, cutting off all funding to any overseas organisation or clinic that will not agree to a complete ban on even discussing it.
The Mexico City policy, dubbed the “global gag” by its critics, denies US federal funds to any organisation involved in providing abortion services overseas or counselling women about them.
Sexual health organisations have said women will die as a consequence as they pursue dangerous DIY solutions or “back street” abortions instead.
HIV and children’s charities must sign up to the pledge, alongside those running sexual and reproductive health clinics.
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Tailored services for contraception, Zika information, maternal health, antenatal care, reproductive cancers, and HIV prevention and treatment felt the brunt.
She Decides is leading the fight back, taking on the cause of women’s rights all over the world. »