Memorandum on Protecting Women’s Health at Home and Abroad

… prohibits recipients of Title X funds from referring patients to abortion providers and imposes other onerous requirements on abortion providers

… has caused the termination of Federal family planning funding 

… It is the policy of my Administration to support women’s and girls’ sexual and reproductive health and rights in the United States, as well as globally

… The August 1984 announcement by President Reagan of what has become known as the “Mexico City Policy”

… and withhold USAID family planning funds from NGOs that use non-USAID funds to perform abortions, provide advice, counseling, or information regarding abortion, or lobby a foreign government to legalize abortion or make abortion services more easily available

… were rescinded by President Clinton in 1993

… reinstated by President George W. Bush in 2001

… rescinded by President Obama in 2009

… Trump substantially expanded these restrictions

… The Presidential Memorandum of January 23, 2017 (The Mexico City Policy), is revoked

…  immediately cease imposing these conditions in any future assistance awards

… shall withdraw co-sponsorship and signature from the Geneva Consensus Declaration (Declaration)



            January 23, 2017 


           Geneva Consensus Declaration