Time to Celebrate! Positive Steps for Women's Reproductive Health

Erickson, Jan
March 2009
National NOW Times;Spring2009, Vol. 41 Issue 1, p5
The article reports on several actions taken by the administration of U.S. President Barack Obama in relation to women's reproductive health. According to the article, the U.S. funding to the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) in the 2009 omnibus bill has been restored. A bill has been signed by Obama reauthorizing the State Children's Health Insurance Program (SCHIP).


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