Factsheet - The Mexico City Policy: A World Without Choice

Millions of women in the developing world are likely to lose access to modern contraception following the re-introduction of a policy that blocks US Government funding to non-US organizations that perform or advocate for abortion with their own funding.

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The Mexico City Policy will prevent USAID from partnering with organisations that deliver comprehensive sexual and reproductive health services, often in places where no other services exist. This decision will not only deprive women of their right to have children by choice, not chance, but in many cases their access to primary healthcare.

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Our Global Impact Last Year

25million

women using a MSI
method of contraception

21,600

maternal deaths averted

4.8million

unsafe abortions averted

7.6million

unintended pregnancies
averted