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Who Pays For These Abortions?

The US goes out of its way to deny poor women access to services–including abortion. Meanwhile, Ethiopia, one of the poorest countries in Africa has liberalized its abortion laws and pays for abortion care for women who need it.

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As Thunder Is Not Yet Rain, In Ethiopia, Legal Rights to Abortion Are Not Yet Access

Filmmaker Lisa Russell talks to RH Reality Check about “Not Yet Rain,” a new documentary examining the impact of liberalized abortion laws in Ethiopia.

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Roundup: Rising Teen Pregnancy, McCain Defends Sex Ed Ad

South Carolina added to growing list of states with rising teen pregnancy rates; John McCain stands behind his misleading sex education ad; Catholic Church fighting birth control in Philippines; Where is Palin on birth control?; John McCain advocates choice, just not that choice; Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie donate to open HIV clinic in Ethiopia.

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Ethiopia Makes Strides in Family Planning

Unsafe abortion is the second leading cause of death in Ethiopia. So the Ministry of Health’s announcement that it will provide family planning services to 8.5 million women across the country is particularly welcome.

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