How Trump’s “Gag Rule” On Abortion Funds Will Lead To More Abortions

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How Trump's "Gag Rule" On Abortion Funds Will Lead To More Abortions

Patricia Schwerdtle
Feb 3, 2017

Two days after large numbers of people across the globe joined Woman’s Marches, U.S. President Donald Trump reinstated the "global gag rule," which cuts off all U.S. funding to international NGOs whose work includes abortion services or advocacy.

Fortunately, the Dutch government has announced a plan to compensate NGOs for the funding shortfall of US$600 million over four years. Several countries within and outside the EU have indicated their support, as have private companies and foundations.

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Source, Fast Company: https://www.fastcompany.com/3067847/pov/trump-global-gag-rule-on-abortion-health-poverty