The SRHM special issue in collaboration with Columbia University, Exporting Harm: the impact of the Global Gag Rule on sexual and reproductive health and rights includes case studies from Madagascar, Nepal and Kenya as well as commentaries on the policy’s effects. The research published in this issue has been feature in various news sources.
In this op-ed published by CNN, Terry McGovern, chair of the Heilbrunn Department of Population and Family Health at Columbia University and guest co-editor of the Global Gag Rule special issue, dives into what’s at stake under the Trump Administration for the reproductive health and wellbeing of women worldwide.
“Time and again, President Donald Trump and his administration have taken the political stance that it is they who should control the bodies of women and girls.”
NPR’s Here & Now radio featured a study published in the SRHM Journal on the impact of the expanded Global Gag Rule in Madagascar.
Mamy Razafimahatratra, one of the authors of the research article, describes the effect of the Global Gag Rule on access to contraception for women and girls in Madagascar, where abortion is illegal.
In this briefing, Marie Stopes International describes how the Global Gag Rule has impacted frontline reproductive healthcare, citing our research in Madagascar and Nepal.