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News Outlets Highlight Latin American Women’s Lack Of Access To Family Planning Services, Nations’ Abortion Policies Amid Zika Outbreak, Disease’s Association With Birth Defects

Associated Press: In face of Zika virus, women ponder abortion, childlessness “…While Zika’s exact link to the rare birth defect known as microcephaly is still unclear, warnings from El Salvador, at least six other countries, and health officials across the Americas are raising anxiety for millions of would-be and could-be…

Helms, Hyde Amendments Violate Reproductive Rights Of Women Worldwide

RH Reality Check: The Helms and Hyde Amendments: More Than 40 Years of Human Rights Violations Jamila Taylor, a senior policy adviser at Ipas, and Yamani Hernandez, executive director of the National Network of Abortion Funds, discuss the Helms and Hyde amendments, which restrict U.S. funding for abortion in certain…

The Guardian Examines El Salvador’s Strict Abortion Laws, Impacts On Women

The Guardian: El Salvador: where women are thrown into jail for losing a baby “…Civil rights groups say 17 women in El Salvador have been wrongfully imprisoned for miscarriages. Countless more have been jailed for having abortions. While several other countries in the region have relaxed their anti-abortion laws, El…

Blog Post Examines Global Health-Related Portions Of FY16 Omnibus Spending Bill

Center for Global Health Policy’s “Science Speaks”: Global HIV, tuberculosis programs flat funded in FY 2016 spending bill, yet again Rabita Aziz, policy research coordinator for the Center for Global Health Policy, discusses the global health-related aspects of the FY 2016 omnibus spending bill, which Congress released this week (12/16).

Sierra Leone President Expected To Sign Bill Legalizing Abortion

BuzzFeed News: What Legalized Abortion Means For The Women Of Sierra Leone “Sierra Leone President Ernest Koroma is expected to sign a bill legalizing abortion, after declaring the country’s maternal health crisis a ‘national emergency’ in a speech to Parliament on Friday. … The Safe Abortion Act, which the country’s…

Activists Praise Sierra Leone Parliamentary Action Legalizing Abortion

Thomson Reuters Foundation: Sierra Leone legalizes abortion, will save ‘countless’ lives: activists “Women with unwanted pregnancies in Sierra Leone will no longer have to undergo unsafe abortions after parliament passed a law which activists said on Thursday would save countless lives in the country with the world’s highest maternal death…