Bustle: The Global Gag Rule's chilling effect

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President Trump’s Global Gag Rule is producing a chilling effect all over the world. In communities where family planning services and conversations are already difficult and stigmatized, the Global Gag Rule further reinforces negative attitudes, making it difficult for organizations like MSI to create a culture of acceptance around women’s reproductive choice.

A new piece by Bustle illustrates the unforeseen difficulties that our programs in Ghana, Madagascar and Uganda are now facing. These difficulties extend beyond the loss of US Government funding the country programs are experiencing.

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