USA – State Department report will trim language on women’s rights, discrimination

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State Department report will trim language on women's rights, discrimination

By NAHAL TOOSI
02/21/2018

State Department officials have been ordered to pare back passages in a soon-to-be-released annual report on global human rights that traditionally discuss women’s reproductive rights and discrimination, according to five former and current department officials.

The directive calls for stripping passages that describe societal views on family planning, including how much access women have to contraceptives and abortion.

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