Global gag rule expected to hit safe abortion, contraceptive use in Nigeria

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Global gag rule expected to hit safe abortion, contraceptive use in Nigeria
By Christin Roby
9 June 2017

ABIDJAN, Ivory Coast — Marie Stopes International in Nigeria is bracing for a dramatic drop in funding, following United States President Donald Trump’s decision to reinstate the Mexico City Policy, or “global gag rule.”

MSI declined to sign onto the policy, which would require them to cut all services and information relating to abortion, and will therefore forfeit all funding from the U.S. Agency for International Development.

Continued at source: Devex: https://www.devex.com/news/global-gag-rule-expected-to-hit-safe-abortion-contraceptive-use-in-nigeria-90417