How the US global gag rule threatens health clinics across Kenya and Uganda

Campaigners warn Trumps reinstatement of a policy cutting aid to organisations who offer abortion services will devastate family planning provision

Each day she sets out to speak to young girls about family planning, Elizabeth Akoth, 23, sees how myths about the use of contraceptives are entrenched in her western Kenyan community.

When she explains the various methods they can use to prevent unintended pregnancies, they ask searching questions such as, Is it true drugs offered for family planning can lead to death? and Do they even work?

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