Not without a fight: standing up against the Global Gag Rule

Health is a Human Right

An editorial co-authored by Laura Ferguson, associate director of the Program on Global Health & Human Rights, reflects on the impact that President Donald Trump’s restoration of the Global Gag Rule will have on women across the world, as well as those working to protect reproductive rights.

Published in Reproductive Heath Matters Mar. 6, International Women’s Day, “Not without a fight: Standing up against the Global Gag Rule,” calls for governments to step into leadership roles, and for new partnerships to form in the global sexual and reproductive health and rights community. The authors assert that now, more than ever, we must continue to document the experiences of women and girls around the globe to analyze the impact of policies like Global Gag Rule on their lives, and to chart a way forward to support their health and human rights.

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Authors: Sarah Pugh, Sapna Desai, Laura Ferguson, Heidi Stöckl & Shirin Heidari
Published By:  Reproductive Health Matters
Date: March 6, 2017
Publication Link: http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/pdf/10.1080/09688080.2017.1303250?needAccess=true&