USAID's Family Planning Guiding Principles and U.S. Legislative and Policy Requirements


Subject:
Reproductive and Sexual Health , Social Issues , Abortion

Description:
This listing outlines U.S. legislation and policy concerning funding of family planning services in foreign countries, noting "[s]ince the enactment of legislation in 1973, recipients of U.S. family planning assistance have been legally prohibited from supporting abortion as a method of family planning using U.S. funds." Includes descriptions of the Helms, Leahy, Siljander, and Biden amendments, and the Mexico City Policy. Some material available in other languages, including Arabic. From the federal government agency USAID.

Publisher:
U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID)

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.usaid.gov/our_work/global_health/pop/restrictions.html


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