Zimbabwe braces for the Mexico City Policy

Christian Science Monitor highlights how loss of US funding will impact women and girls in Zimbabwe

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The Christian Science Monitor recently highlighted how the Mexico City Policy will impact Marie Stopes International's program in Zimbabwe, where outreach services are 100% funded by the US Agency for International Development.

The feature provides an in-depth picture of these services, the team members who provide them, and the Zimbabwean women who depend on them. Country Director Abebe Shibru explains how much is at risk: "Frankly, we feel this is not just about health of women – though it is very much about that. It's also about an entire country's development. If we lose this program, we are going to turn back time in this country."

Read the full article here.

 

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