Reports say Secretary of State Tillerson has ordered the State Department to develop a new mission statement that no longer includes promoting justice and democracy abroad.
Earlier this year, President Trump used his fiscal year 2018 budget request to outline draconian, ideologically driven cuts with the potential to decimate U.S. programs that promote women’s health and rights. Last night, the funding debate moved to Congress.
President Trump continued his attacks on sexual and reproductive health and rights this week through yet another terrible appointment.
Trump’s proposal eliminates all funding for reproductive health and family planning, a devastating strike that comes amid more than $2 billion in overall reductions to global health support.
IWHC is deeply alarmed by proposed budgetary cuts to programs providing critical support for reproductive health.
The Global Gag Rule will now be applied to all US global health aid, which will have devastating impact.
Far from protecting life, the policy will put the lives of women, men, young people, and children at risk.
Ambassador Mark Green has an extremely questionable record on women’s health—voting repeatedly to limit reproductive rights.
Deliberations fell apart on the last day, with no resolution on the theme of changing age structures and development.
The Trump Administration announced the elimination of US funding for the UNFPA, a major blow to global women’s health.