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WASHINGTON—Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-NY) today applauded Congressional approval of $50 million in appropriations for UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund. “The House has sent a message to millions of women and children around the world: we know you have struggled and we are going to help,” Maloney said. “Instead of ignoring the world’s neediest, we will now help those who seek it, and help save women’s lives in the 150 countries where UNFPA does its valuable work.”
WASHINGTON, DC—Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-NY) issued this statement upon President Obama’s announcement today to repeal the “global gag rule.” “President Obama, in his first days, is well on his way to reversing 8 years of misguided policy,” Rep. Maloney said. “In repealing the global gag rule, President Obama has stopped the export of our divisive politics and renewed the export of our rights and values of free speech and expression. I proudly stand with him and will work within Congress to increase funding for family planning services abroad so that women’s lives may be treated with the respect they deserve-- and help achieve our overall foreign policy goals of increasing democracy abroad,” Maloney concluded.
WASHINGTON, DC-- Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-NY), a leader in the fight to fund UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, issued this statement upon President Obama's announcement to release funding for UNFPA in the next budget: President Obama is continuing to change course on women's health," Rep. Maloney said.
WASHINGTON, Nov. 12 – Development programs to promote women’s rights must work within cultures to bring about change rather than trying to impose change from above," Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-NY) said today.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney (D-NY) released the following statement today on the Bush Administration’s decision to again block the United States’ contribution to the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA):
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney (D-NY) released the following statement on the Bush Administration’s decision to once again block the United States’s contribution to UNFPA (the United Nations Population Fund).
Prepared Remarks of Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney on the Release of the 2007 UNFPA State of World Population Report: Unleashing the Potential of Urban Growth
I’d like to talk about the world’s cities as places of hope, especially for women.
WASHINGTON - To end the Bush Administration’s refusal to fund programs that could help save the lives of millions of women and babies around the world, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY) reintroduced the “Repairing Young Women’s Lives around the World Act” (H.R. 2114). The bipartisan bill would mandate $34 million to the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) to prevent, treat, and renew the hopes of women suffering from obstetric fistula, a horrific and debilitating condition found predominantly in sub-Saharan Africa, Southeast Asia, and the Arab States.
For the Fifth Straight Year, the Bush Administration Blocks Funding for the World’s Most Impoverished Women
WASHINGTON, DC – The Bush Administration has once again blocked United States’s $34 million contribution to UNFPA (the United Nations Population Fund). The money was appropriated by Congress for FY06, but this is the fifth consecutive year in which the contribution has been withheld. The determination to de-fund UNFPA was apparently made on Wednesday (notification of determination), but the State Department failed to notify the public.
WASHINGTON, DC - The Bush Administration notified Congress last night that, for the fourth consecutive year, it will withhold the United States’s $34 million contribution to UNFPA (the United Nations Population Fund). The money was appropriated by Congress in June. The administration made this determination as the world community gathers in New York for the UN’s 60th anniversary.