IPPF & the Global Gag Rule

By International Planned Parenthood Federation | IPPF will lose $100 million USD due to Trump's reinstatement of the Global Gag Rule. This blocks critical funding for health services like contraception, maternal health, and HIV/AIDS prevention and treatment. The Global Gag Rule not only undermines but violates these rights and therefore, IPPF cannot and will not support it.

Europe raises at least $32.2M to plug 'global gag rule' shortfall

The Dutch-led She Decides fund aims to replace U.S. government funding lost as a result of the reinstatement of the "global gag rule." But there is …

Government

How the Trump Gag Rule Threatens Women’s Lives in Nepal

One January morning in 2002, I met 15-year-old Sita Tamang in a prison in Kathmandu, the capital of Nepal. Her boyfriend, who had promised marriage, made her pregnant. Afterward, he gave her a pill to make her “feel stronger.” The pill aborted her pregnancy. Ms. Tamang was still delirious with pain …

Abortion

International health advocates in Ottawa to discuss Trump's 'global gag rule'

International health advocates are gathering in Ottawa on Tuesday to discuss reproductive and sexual health in Latin America and the Caribbean in …

Unsafe abortions kill one woman every two hours in India. Donald Trump could make that worse

Abortion is legal in India, but in some areas, 80 per cent of women do not know this. Many take matters into their own hands instead, using untested …

Abortion

Global Gag Rule» : des gouvernements Européens se mobilisent pour les droits des femmes et des jeunes

Dans une tribune, le Planning Familial et l'International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF) dénoncent les conséquences du Global Gag Rule …

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

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 …

U.S. Presidency

How the global gag rule will hurt women and families, explained by 2 experts on the ground

Trump’s expansion of the gag rule won’t reduce abortion. But it will stop poor women from getting birth control, and kill programs that help war-torn communities.<p>Supporters of the so-called global gag rule, a Reagan-era policy that President Trump reinstated and massively expanded this week, often …

Abortion

What the 'Profoundly Anti-Democratic' Global Gag Rule Means For International Public Health

On his first Monday in office, President Trump reinstated the Global Gag Rule, a policy that blocks international health organizations from receiving …

”Därför tackar vi nej till amerikanskt bistånd”

DEBATT | ABORT<p>På sin tredje dag som president meddelade Donald Trump att han återinför den så kallade Global Gag Rule som innebär att alla aktörer …

NGOs scramble to safeguard programs in wake of Trump's expanded 'global gag rule'

The reinstatement and amplification of a Reagan-era anti-abortion rule has some of the world's largest nongovernmental women’s health care providers …

Women's Rights

Trump reinstated the global gag rule. It won't stop abortion, but it will make it less safe.

Thousands of women will die across the world, and millions will lose access to both safe abortion and birth control.<p>President Donald Trump reinstated — and massively expanded — an executive order Monday barring US foreign aid from going to any nongovernmental organization (NGO) that either provides …

Women's Rights

Extended Mexico City Policy detrimental to health care of world's poorest

Mexico City Policy will have a devastating impact for International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF) with its extension far beyond family …

Health

How Trump abortion funding cuts could affect Africa

<b>Donald Trump's pro-abortion funding ban has infuriated many global health organisations as they say it will unintentionally lead to more abortions and more deaths in Africa.</b><p>The US president signed the executive order to stop federal money going to international groups which perform or provide …

Abortion

Canada, Netherlands discuss fund to counter Trump abortion order

Dutch minister pursuing international fund to cover American funds that could be withdrawn<p>Canada's minister for international development has spoken …

Canada

Why Trump's Global Gag Rule is so dangerous

The Global Gag Rule is like a cartoon character, no sooner squashed by a falling boulder than it emerges from under the rock that fell on it and goes …

Women's Rights

Mr. Trump’s ‘Gag Rule’ Will Harm Global Health

With a single memorandum, President Trump may well have made it harder for health workers around the world to fight cancer, H.I.V., Zika and Ebola. The memorandum, signed on Monday, reinstates and expands a policy barring health organizations abroad, many of which provide an array of services, from …

Public Health

Trump Revives Ban on Foreign Aid to Groups That Give Abortion Counseling

UNITED NATIONS — President Trump reinstated a policy on Monday that originated in the Reagan era, prohibiting the granting of American foreign aid to health providers abroad who discuss abortion as a family-planning option.<p>United States law already prohibits the use of American taxpayer dollars for …

Abortion

How Trump's global 'gag rule' policy threatens health clinics

25 Jan 2017 18:50<p>Campaigners warn the reinstatement of a policy cutting aid to organisations that offer abortion services will devastate family …

Civil Rights

IPPF speaks out against the Global Gag Rule | IPPF

IPPF stands to lose $100 million USD received from the US, even though none of that money is used for abortion services.<p>IPPF spoke out against …

Donald Trump Quietly Slipped A Damaging Update Into The Global Gag Rule

It should be clear from the recent news that President Donald Trump's re-instatement of the Mexico City Policy will hurt women around the globe. …

US abortion gag to impact Pacific women

Transcript<p>The national medical advisor at Family Panning New Zealand, Dr Christine Roke, says ironically, President Trump's move will increase …

New Zealand News

NGOs: How will the 'global gag rule' affect your work?

Donald Trump has reinstated policy which cuts US aid funding to NGOs associated with abortion services. How will you be affected?<p>In one of his first acts as president – and two days after millions of people marched for women’s rights – Donald Trump has reinstated the “global gag rule”.<p>The policy …

Trump's revival of the anti-abortion 'gag rule' could have a big impact in Africa

NAIROBI -- One of President Donald Trump's first foreign policy decisions is set to affect some of the world's poorest people: women seeking health …

Abortion

Trump’s revival of the antiabortion ‘gag rule’ could have a big impact in Africa

NAIROBI — One of President Trump’s first foreign policy decisions is set to affect some of the world’s poorest people: women seeking health services in places such as sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia, where government hospitals are sometimes scarce.<p>On Monday, the Trump administration announced …

Africa

Donald Trump's anti-abortion policy could lead to deaths of millions of women

Donald Trump's decision to block US funding for abortion services around the world could result in tens of thousands of women dying, with the decline …

'Global gag rule' reinstated by Trump, curbing NGO abortion services abroad

Reagan-era rule bans international NGOs with US funding from providing abortions or offering information, ‘ignoring decades of research’ says Democrat<p>In one of a number of sharp reversals from the Obama era, Donald Trump on Monday signed an executive order banning international NGOs from providing …

Civil Rights

Here’s How Trump’s Anti-Abortion Rule Will Affect Women Worldwide

Women’s rights and health advocates expect the president’s decision to reinstate the “global gag rule” will increase dangerous abortions around the world.<p>President Donald Trump has reinstated the controversial “global gag rule” — a policy reversal that women’s rights and health advocates fear will …

Civil Rights

IPPF projects at risk because of the Global Gag Rule | IPPF

What is the Global GAG Rule?<p>The Mexico City Policy, known as the Global Gag Rule (GGR), denies U.S. funding to organisations like IPPF if they use …

How the US global gag rule threatens health clinics across Kenya and Uganda

Campaigners warn Trump’s reinstatement of a policy cutting aid to organisations who offer abortion services will devastate family planning provision<p>Each day she sets out to speak to young girls about family planning, Elizabeth Akoth, 23, sees how myths about the use of contraceptives are entrenched …

Civil Rights