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family planning

the control of the number of children in a family and of the intervals between them, esp by the use of contraceptives
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He said the policy "has wrongly been attacked as a restriction on foreign aid for family planning" while in fact it ensures that family-planning funds "are not diverted to organizations dedicated to performing and promoting abortions instead of reducing them.
This will help many of the most effective providers of family-planning services to enable women to avoid unwanted pregnancies.
As of now, there is no other candidate who has the record, the experience and proven results of working with Californians to improve access to family-planning services.
Her argument to her Republican colleagues - that slashing fiscally responsible family-planning funding was alienating conservative women - coupled with Democrats' realization that there was little they could to this session to restore funding to Planned Parenthood, made supporting the expansion of family-planning dollars a win-win.
Davis said that when she was trying to persuade her Republican colleagues to support the family-planning funding, she asked them if they'd heard from women in their districts about last session's cuts.
contribution of $34 million for a United Nations family-planning program, despite the U.
I knew her well, and she was a charming person and certainly a great supporter of WHO; but her being a converted Catholic made her more Catholic than the pope, and she refused to support any kind of family-planning program.
The reasons why Romanian women turn to abortion center on the reluctance of the government to promote family-planning despite healthy doses of Western aid to help the country establish such services, Western and Romanian doctors say.