Donald Trump Slashes Funding For World’s Most Vulnerable Mothers And Newborns

The State Department falsely claims that UN agency supports “a program of coerced abortion or involuntary sterilization.”

Mothers cuddle their babies as they undergo free medical checkups under the United Nations Population Fund at Cainta Town Hall at Cainta township, Rizal province east of Manila, Philippines.. (AP/Bullit Marquez)

President Donald Trump's State Department announced late Monday that it was cutting off millions of dollars in funding for a United Nations family planning agency that offers reproductive and maternal health services worldwide, serving tens of thousands of women. Rights advocates and journalists expressed concern about the decision, citing the

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