“Ideology Is No Excuse:” US Congress Calls for Emergency COVID-19 Exemptions to the Global Gag Rule and Defunding of UNFPA

Long before COVID-19 emerged as a global pandemic, the U.S. Administration had been chipping away at its role as a leader in global health, in particular, in sexual and reproductive health. From the reinstatement and unprecedented expansion of the Global Gag Rule, to the short-sighted…