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7/7/2008 - Maternal Health Advocates Ask G8 for Billions
The Partnership for Maternal, Newborn and Child Health will ask world leaders to commit an additional $10.2 billion annually to support maternal and child health this week at the G8 summit in Japan....

11/22/2006 - WHO Panel Discusses Global State of Reproductive, Sexual Health
The World Health Organization (WHO) sponsored a news conference last week at the National Press Club to bring attention to the declining status of sexual and reproductive health in the global development agenda....

9/21/2006 - President Bush De-funds UNFPA for Fifth Year
President Bush announced on Friday that he is withholding the $34 million Congress had allotted for UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund....

10/13/2005 - UNFPA Releases 2005 Report on Gender Equality and Poverty Links
The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) has released its 2005 report, highlighting the critical link between achieving gender equality and eradicating poverty....

9/19/2005 - Bush Administration Again Denies UNFPA Funding
For the fourth year in a row, the Bush Administration has withheld delivering $34 million in Congressionally approved funding for the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), based on false allegations that the UNFPA participates in coercive abortion and involuntary sterilization in China....

6/15/2005 - Congresswoman Maloney to Introduce Amendment to Protect UNFPA Funding
Representatives Carolyn Maloney (NY-D) and Joseph Crowley (NY-D) are offering an amendment today to the FY06 Science-State-Justice-Commerce Appropriations bill that would prevent any funding in the bill from being used to prohibit or restrict funding for the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA)....

6/14/2005 - Congresswoman Maloney Introduces Bill to Increase Funding for Fistula
Representatives Carolyn Maloney (D-NY), Joseph Crowley (D-NY), Bobby Rush (D-IL), and 10 other members of Congress introduced legislation that strategically aims to redirect attention and funding to the debilitating effects of obstetric fistula on women who live primarily in sub-Saharan Africa and Southeast Asia....

2/14/2005 - February 14 Marks Condom Awareness Week: Global Shortage Still Prevalent
Today marks the first day of National Condom Week of Action....

1/26/2005 - Congressional Members Call for Renewed US Support for UNFPA
Members of Congress are calling for renewed US support for the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) to aid victims of the tsunami....

1/10/2005 - Female Victims of Tsunami Face Violence and Threats to Health
Local women's organizations in tsunami-affected areas are reporting violence, including rape, against women and girls....

12/16/2004 - US Denies Funds That Could Stem Child Marriage
The Bush Administration's withdrawal of funding for the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) has negative consequence for the battle against child marriage....

12/15/2004 - African Condom Shortage Crisis Amidst AIDS Pandemic
Due to inadequate aid efforts by the United States and other donor countries, acute shortages of condoms have been contributing the rapid rise in HIV/AIDS cases in Africa....

9/16/2004 - UN Presses for More Family Planning Aid to Stem Population Explosion
The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) released a report yesterday stating that the poorest countries populations will triple by 2050 and that there will be a population explosion unless donor countries provide more funds to family planning and reproductive health programs....

9/8/2004 - Leading NGOs Criticize Bush's Harmful International Women's Health Policies
At a recent conference in London, leading reproductive health and family planning organizations sharply criticized the Bush administration's current policies for contributing to the AIDS epidemic, thousands of unwanted pregnancies, and the deaths of women during childbirth and from unsafe abortion....

7/23/2004 - US Withdrawal of UNFPA Funding Constrains Programs in Uzbekistan
A United Nations Population Fund official expressed her disappointment regarding the Bush Administration's withdrawal of another $34 million for the UNFPA last week....

7/16/2004 - State Department Refuses to Fund the UNFPA
Secretary of State Colin Powell sent a letter to Congress today stating that the United States will not fund the UNFPA for 2004....

7/13/2004 - Women's Groups Demand Restoration of Critical Family Planning Funds
A massive effort organized by a broad-based coalition of women's rights and health organizations, environmentalists, HIV/AIDS organizations, and religious organizations joined together to call President Bush today to demand that he reinstate critical funding for the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA)....

6/22/2004 - Members of Congress Ask Administration to Explain UNFPA Funding Cut
Four Democratic members of Congress sent a letter on Friday to US Secretary of State Colin Powell demanding an explanation of the Administration's denial of funding for the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA)....

4/20/2004 - Leading Womens Groups Grade Bush Administration
One week before the March for Women's Lives, leading women's groups released a scorecard grading the Bush Administration on issues affecting women around the world, finding the Bush Administration long on rhetoric but falling far short on reality....

2/13/2004 - Maloney Introduces Bill for $34 Million to UNFPA to Fight Fistula
Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney (D-NY) introduced a bill on Wednesday that aims to make a compromise with the Bush Administration to end its withholding of funds for the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA)....

1/29/2004 - Senate Approves $34 Million for UNFPA
The Senate on Thursday approved an omnibus spending bill that included $34 million for the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA)....

11/24/2003 - Interfaith Delegation Urges President Bush To Restore UNFPA Funding
A delegation of nine religious leaders released a report to the White House and the US State Department asking that the United States restore and increase funding to the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) because the UNFPA promotes high quality and voluntary reproductive health care in China....

8/27/2003 - State Dept. Cuts International HIV/AIDS Program Funding
In a now familiar move, the US State Department yesterday said it would halt government funding for an HIV/AIDS program serving African and Asian refugees....

7/17/2003 - UNFPA Funding Defeated in House
In a narrow defeat for women across the world, the House voted 216 to 211 to block an amendment to this year's foreign aid bill that would have provided $100 million over two years in international family planning funds....

7/10/2003 - Amendment Calls for $100M in UNFPA Funding
In anticipation of World Population Day this Friday, Congressman Joseph Crowley and Columbia University Professor Jeffrey Sachs will join policy experts this afternoon at an audio press conference to discuss restoring monies to the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA)....