New Database Summarizes Effects of United States Family Planning Policy

Friday, July 23 2010

Country Profiles for Effect of Gag Rule Available

Country Profiles for Effect of Gag Rule Available The Access Denied: US Restrictions on International Family Planning, Global Gag Rule Impact Project has added an interactive database to its website which provides case studies on the effects of the global gag rule, which bans funding from going to international organizations that discuss or provide abortions. Case studies for several African countries discuss how the rule has affected reproductive health services and HIV/AIDS prevention programmes.

The project is a collaborative research effort led by Population Action International, in partnership with Ipas, Planned Parenthood Federation of America and the International Planned Parenthood Federation and with assistance from EngenderHealth and Pathfinder International.

Interactive Database: http://www.globalgagrule.org/impacts.htm

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