Did Trump Just Sentence 10,000 Nigerian Women to Death?
Nearly two million unwanted pregnancies and 10,000 maternal deaths in Nigeria would have been prevented if the U.S. State Department had not withdrawn funding from the UN Population Fund, which focuses on family planning, help for pregnant women and new babies, Bhekisisa reports.
Bhekisisa, 11 July 2017
Nearly 2 million unwanted pregnancies and thousands of deaths would have been prevented had Trump not pulled funding for reproductive health. Read more »
Family planning (file photo).
VOA, 12 July 2017
Donor countries at a London summit pledged Tuesday to increase funding for family planning, but proposed cuts to family planning programs by the U.S. government overshadowed the… Read more »
Premium Times, 12 July 2017
Nigerian women and girls will soon be able to access free family planning services as policymakers, donors and advocates have committed about $2.5 billion in funding for developing… Read more »
Vanguard, 12 July 2017
As Nigeria joins others to mark the World Population Day, the Chairman, National Population Commission, NPC, Chief Eze Duruiheoma has called on the traditional, religious and… Read more »
Daily Trust, 11 July 2017
Nigeria has low contraceptive prevalence rate of 15% and a high rate of unmet need for family planning in spite of the high fertility rate among women of reproductive age, and its… Read more »
World governments, donors and service providers have gathered in London to take action and commit funding for family planning - and donors are expected to raise at least $2.5 ... Read more »