U.S. withdraws $32M for U.N. Population Fund
- The U.S. State Department has cut off $32 million in funds for the U.N. Population Fund, an international agency that promotes family planning in more than 150 nations.
The State Department said in a statement Monday the agency "supports, or participates in the management of, a program of coercive abortion or involuntary sterilization" in China.READ MORE: Susan Rice Ordered Spy Agencies To Produce 'Detailed Spreadsheets' Involving Donald Trump
"UNFPA refutes this claim, as all of its work promotes the human rights of individuals and couples to make their own decisions, free of coercion or discrimination," the UNFPA said in a statement issued Tuesday. "Indeed, United Nations member states have long described UNFPA's work in China as a force for good."(Excerpt) Read more at: upi.com ...
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