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The Global Gag Rule and Contraceptive Supplies

Analysis

Around the world, demand for contraceptives and condoms has never been higher — due to population growth, rising popularity and use of family planning services, increasing prevalence of HIV infection, and the largest-ever cohort of young people moving into their reproductive years — and yet funding for contraceptives has not kept up. The Global Gag Rule exacerbates this growing shortfall in reproductive health supplies at a time when they are desperately needed for contraception and HIV/AIDS prevention.

The loss of U.S. donated contraceptives to key family planning NGOs overseas because they rejected the Global Gag Rule restrictions, has sparked a crisis within a crisis.

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