Politics should not stand in the way of women’s access to family planning. Investing in women’s health leads to a healthier, more prosperous society — this is the legacy we should be exporting. On International Women’s Day, let’s celebrate our success, not try to dismantle it.
The Guttmacher Institute is releasing a new report that confirms the foolishness of placing family planning aid on the back burner.
While the Global Gag Rule was designed to reduce abortion, there’s no evidence that it has. And the policy’s domino effect has had negative effects on people’s lives in ways that have nothing to do with abortion.