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February 9, 2023

How a 50-Year US Rule Risks Denying Abortions to Ukraine’s Rape Victims By Sian Norris in ByLine Times

August 2, 2021

House bill boosts US foreign aid funding, removes abortion restrictions By Adva Saldinger in Devex

July 30, 2021

The House Just Passed a Spending Bill Without the Hyde Amendment for the First Time in 45 Years By Sarah Jacoby in Self

July 29, 2021

The House Just Passed Federal Spending Bills Without Abortion Restrictions for the First Time in Decades By Abigail Abrams in TIME

July 29, 2021

The Hill’s Morning Report – Presented by Facebook – A huge win for Biden, centrist senators By Alexis Seimendinger and Al Weaver in The Hill

July 28, 2021

Democrats repeal prohibition on funding abortions abroad By Laura Kelly in The Hill

July 27, 2021

The RUNDOWN with Averi Harper By Averi Harper in ABC News 

July 1, 2021

GOP anti-abortion riders in foreign aid bill fall short By Rachel Oswald in Roll Call

July 30, 2021

US bill ends some restrictions on global funding of abortion and reproductive health By Janice Jopkins Tanne in The BMJ

April 30, 2021

Biden urged to end US aid ‘abortion ban’ By Liz Ford in The Guardian

March 09, 2021

We must decolonize our global health systems — It’s time to repeal the Helms Amendment By Representatives Jan. Schakowsky, Marilyn Strickland, and Diana Degette in The Hill

March 9, 2021

How U.S. aid for reproductive health could change under Biden By Miriam Berger in The Washington Post

March 9, 2021

In Hospitals Across Africa, A Lack Of Post-Abortion Care By Patrick Adams, NPR

March 9, 2021

Congresswomen Renew Push To Repeal ‘Racist’ Anti-Abortion Helms Amendment By Alanna Vagianos in HuffPost

January 28, 2021

Biden drops Trump’s antiabortion ‘global gag rule.’ Here’s what that means for abortion access worldwide. By Miriam Berger in The Washington Post

Protecting Bodily Autonomy: Let’s Get Rid of the Helms Amendment Once and For All

A discussion with Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky, Ipas President and CEO Anu Kumar, and Ipas Ethiopia Country Director and advocate Saba Kidanemariam, moderated by journalist and attorney Jill Filipovic.

Podcast On the Issues with Michele Goodwin

Rep. Jan Schakowsky and Rep. Barbara Lee discuss Helms repeal on the podcast On the Issues with Michele Goodwin