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Wednesday, August 11, 2010
Are US and UK Anti-Abortion Activities Stalling the Fertility Decline in Africa?
Abortion is not readily available for most women in sub-Saharan Africa, yet the BBC reports that UK and US right-to-life groups are actively undermining reproductive health programs in Africa because they believe that such programs promote abortion. Watch the video and see what you think.