Africa: Donor Funding Cuts in Family Planning Hit Poor Nations

17 FEBRUARY 2022
By Royal Uche

Lagos — Donor funding for family planning in 59 low-and-middle-income countries declined by more than US$100 million in 2020, putting women there at risk of unsafe abortions and death, a report finds.

The report by FP2030 and the Kaiser Family Foundation, said UK overseas aid cuts were the main driver of the decline, and warned that additional funding reductions in the future could jeopardise progress made in the last decade.