Trump’s anti-abortion policies are cutting off funding for maternal health NGOs in India

Non-governmental organisations in India have been asked to self-declare that they do not perform abortions or provide abortion services while submitting proposals to the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). USAID is the body responsible for administering civilian foreign aid given by the US government.

In January, soon after he came to power, US president Donald Trump had reinstated the contentious global gag rule that stops all federal funding to international NGOs...


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