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U.S. ‘gag rule’ linked to 40% jump in abortions in parts of Africa

A decades-old U.S. government policy reinstated by President Donald Trump in 2017 that restricts international aid to NGOs that support abortion is linked to a 40% rise in abortions in some parts of sub-Saharan African, a study showed on Thursday.

Original source: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INhealth/~3/nPzWGjktg5U/u-s-gag-rule-linked-to-40-jump-in-abortions-in-parts-of-africa-idINKCN1TS3AY

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