Dutch Government Launches Birth Control Fund for Women in Developing Nations
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The Dutch authorities has launched and made an preliminary $10.7 million contribution to a world fund to offer birth control, abortion and intercourse schooling for women in creating nations.
The transfer comes after U.S. President Donald Trump reduce funding for such providers, the Associated Press reported.
The fund known as “She Decides — Global Fundraising Initiative” and will probably be managed by the Rutgers Foundation, a world sexual health and rights group based mostly on the Netherlands.
The fund will “prevent women and girls being abandoned,” Lilianne Ploumen, Holland’s minister for overseas commerce and improvement cooperation, stated. “Because they, too, must be able to decide for themselves if they want children, with whom and when.”
Trump reinstated a ban on U.S. funding to worldwide teams that present abortions and even simply details about abortions. Since 1984, the ban has been carried out by Republican administrations and rescinded by Democratic ones. President Barack Obama final lifted it in 2009, the AP reported.
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