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“Defunding” Planned Parenthood, Title X, and You

An ideological battle in Congress means we have to fight tooth and nail to save health care for millions

Fighting for Maternal Health and Rights Means Acting on the Helms Amendment

Almost 800 women die every day due to complications during pregnancy and childbirth. That is close to 300,000 maternal deaths annually.
April 10, 2015

Helms Amendment: A U.S. Policy that Restricts Women’s Abortion Access Around the Globe

The Helms Amendment has been restricting women’s access to much-needed health care for more than 40 years around the world. Here is what you need to know about this harmful policy, and what can be done about it.
Jan. 15, 2015

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16 Days of Activism: Helms Hurts, But Our Generation Can Help

As students and advocates, we’re excited to see international progress on women’s rights. But a policy known as the Helms Amendment undermines efforts to improve women’s health around the world — including for victims of violence.
Dec. 1, 2014