Toronto Star: How a White House reversal affects a village in Madagascar

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On an island where 10 women a day die from complications from pregnancy and childbirth, the Global Gag Rule is having serious consequences. In Madagascar, outreach teams that bring contraception to women in rural and remote villages were almost entirely funded by the US Government before the policy was reinstated, barring us from US funding.

A new piece for the Toronto Star details the future of family planning in Madagascar following President Trump's reinstatement of the policy. 

Read the feature or learn more about the women and girls impacted by the Global Gag Rule.

 

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