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Only Rights Can Stop the Wrongs. Briefing note: US Global Gag Rule Expansion
Only Rights Can Stop the Wrongs. Briefing note: US Global Gag Rule Expansion

Briefing on the expansion of the 'Mexico City Policy.' On 13 January 2017, the US President announced the reintroduction and expansion of the ‘Mexico City Policy’, also known as the Global Gag Rule, a policy that bans awarding US global health funds to non-governmental organisations working outside of the US that perform, actively give information about, or promote the decriminalisation of abortion. On 15 May 2017, the United States Administration held a press briefing to launch the expanded ‘Mexico City Policy’, which the new administration has renamed
‘Protecting Life in Global Health Assistance Plan’.

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Media type: Document
Year of publication: 2017
Language: English
Key population: Sex Workers
Theme(s): Advocacy materials

Strengthening community capacity through the provision of peer-led technical support.