Are anti-abortion laws harming women? | The Stream

      Published on Thursday, 20 June , 2019      664 Views     
Are anti-abortion laws harming women? | The Stream

  • Gulf TV, Qatar, Al Jazeera

Pro-abortion rights activists say anti-abortion rights policies are threatening millions of women. In this episode, The Stream takes a look at three distinct debates around the world. Gag rule A report by the International Women’s Health Coalition (IWHC) says the US government’s reinstatement of a decades-old policy that bans government-funded aid groups from discussing abortion is “ultimately killing” women. According to the report, which focused on Kenya, Nepal, Nigeria and South Africa, the so-called global gag rule – or Mexico City Policy – “reduces access to contraceptives and abortion care, leading to unwanted pregnancies, unsafe abortions, and preventable deaths.”

Category Gulf TV, Qatar, Al Jazeera, Gulf TV, Qatar, Doha | 2019/06/20 latest update at 6:00 PM
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