Next U.S. President Could Help Tens of Thousands of Women and Girls with the Stroke of a Pen
Volume 47, Issue 4
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“On average, 46 million times a year, women decide they cannot continue their pregnancies and seek abortions. An estimated 21 million of those abortions are unsafe, resulting in approximately 47,000 deaths every year—over half a million women have died in the last decade alone, and millions more have been injured.”—Ipas
A little girl at the Gagamari refugee camp in Niger. Nigerians from Damasak fled across the border after their town was attacked by Boko Haram insurgents in July. According to the International Rescue Committee, more than 1.5 million people have been displaced by the ongoing violence in Nigeria.
Photo: European Commission Humanitarian Aid & Civil Protection (ECHO)/Wim Fransen
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