Efforts are being made UNFPA, unobstructed view of US policy
Garundang.com–UN plan that would like to promote family planning in 150 countries, in charge by the United States to stop funding assistance to the world body. According Amarika States government to promote family planning in 150 countries, together with supporting abortion.
The statement expressed by the United States through the US State Department that is in the UN agency. According to the US State Department, UNFPA considered jointly sponsoring or participating in the management of abortion and forced sterilization program. ‘
In a statement on Monday, the US State Department said the decision to suspend aid is carried out, referring to a presidential directive in January and in the provision of so-called “Kemp-Kasten Amendment.”
“This decision was made based on the fact that the family planning policy of China still involves the use of abortion and forced sterilization, and many partners UNFPA on family planning activities in collaboration with government agencies of China, is responsible for this policy,” the Foreign Ministry said, as quoted of detik.news.
At the beginning of this year, President Trump has restored a ban on funding to international organizations that provide abortion-related services or advice of any kind. According to provisional estimates, the government stopped funding the United States reached US $ 32.5 million (approximately USD 400 billion).
Meanwhile, UNFPA stated, it ‘deplores’ decision, saying they never broke the law with their program. According to the UNFPA statement, the allegations by the United States to them is considered wrong because they promote the rights of individuals and couples to make their own decisions, freely, without coercion or discrimination.
UNFPA also said that in the past year, UNFPA funds through US support, was able to save thousands of lives of women threatened with death during pregnancy and childbirth, to prevent unwanted pregnancy and unsafe abortion.
Behind it, UNFPA also said, has long been the UN agency for this population was subjected to a conservative Republican administration, as President Ronald Reagan and President George Bush and George W. Bush. They stopped funding to UNFPA for the same reasons.
source : news.detik.com