26 Jan 2017

US abortion gag to impact Pacific women

From , 7:05 am on 26 January 2017

Unwanted pregnancies, illegal abortions and maternal deaths in the Pacific could be about to rise after US President Donald Trump re-enacted the Mexico City policy.

The policy gags aid organisations funded by the US from promoting abortion and will result in restricting the distribution of contraception.

Ben Robinson Drawbridge reports.

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Photo: RNZ / Daniela Maoate-Cox