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Author Rodgers, Yana van der Meulen, author

Title The global gag rule and women's reproductive health : rhetoric versus reality / Yana van der Meulen Rodgers
Published New York : Oxford University Press, [2018]
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Description 1 online resource (viii, 217 pages)
Contents Introduction -- Global gag rule: politics and scope -- U.S. assistance for family planning : history and objectives -- Fertility and contraceptive use -- Global abortion policies and practices -- Impact of the global gag rule : new estimates -- Conclusion -- Bibliography -- Index
Summary This book supports three important messages: the global gag rule has failed to achieve its goal of reducing abortions; there is no definitive relationship between restrictive national abortion laws and abortion rates; and the 2017 expansion of the global gag rule will adversely affect a dashboard of health indicators
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on December 07, 2018)
Subject Abortion -- Government policy -- Developing countries
Abortion -- Government policy -- United States
Abortion -- Law and legislation -- Developing countries
Abortion -- Law and legislation -- United States
Family planning -- Developing countries
Family planning -- United States
Reproductive rights -- Developing countries
Reproductive rights -- United States
Abortion -- Government policy.
Abortion -- Law and legislation.
Family planning.
POLITICAL SCIENCE / Public Policy / Social Security.
POLITICAL SCIENCE / Public Policy / Social Services & Welfare.
Reproductive rights.
Developing countries.
United States.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2018026194
ISBN 0190876131 electronic book
0190876158 electronic book
9780190876135 electronic book
9780190876159 electronic book
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hardcover ; alkaline paper
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