Failure to Fund: The Mexico City Policy’s Impact on Global Health

BY CAROLINE TANGOREN On January 23rd, just two days after the historic Women’s March on Washington demonstrated popular support for women’s rights, President Trump signed an executive order to reinstate the Mexico City Policy, dealing a horrible blow to women’s health globally.1 Broadly speaking, this hot-topic policy prevents any international non-governmental organization (NGO) that provides…

New Horizons in Family Planning

BY HOLLY ROBINSON Women in Oregon will be able to get their birth control without ever walking into a doctor’s office after a new law comes into effect in January 2016. Policymakers in Oregon and California have recently passed legislation allowing pharmacists to prescribe birth control pills, patches, and rings. Pharmacists will be required to scan…