Posts Tagged: USAID


How the Global Gag Rule will do more harm than good  

Trump is not wasting time. Three days into his term, President Trump reinstated the Global Gag Rule. This executive order, first established in 1984 by Ronald Reagan, forbids international non-governmental organizations from receiving U.S. government funding if they perform, discuss, or even mention abortion services.


Marking Fifty Years: USAID’s Role More Important than Ever  

USAID began its family planning programming 50 years ago. Recently, the current director of the Office of Population and Reproductive Health, Ellen Starbird, and five former directors convened to discuss they collectively achieved over five decades. The panel was an impressive showcase of wits, smarts, and experience.