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Will Congress Come to Bat for Women’s Rights?

Jun 23rd, 2014 | By
Community health worker gives a vaccination in Odisha state, India [photo credit:'s_health_in_India]

By Suzanne York, Last week there was action around the Global Gag Rule, an on-again, off-again 30-year-old policy detrimental to women’s reproductive health. The Global Gag Rule denies U.S. foreign assistance to organizations working overseas if they use private, non-U.S. funds to provide referrals, counseling, or access to safe abortion, even when it is legal in the country
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