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Planned Parenthood Will Push Injectable Contraceptives on Zambian Girls and Women

Posted in African Countries, African Nations, Depo-Provera, Planned Parenthood African Nations with tags , , , , , , , , , on March 13, 2014 by saynsumthn

H/T Turtle Bay/ March 12, 2014 by Lisa Correnti

Despite scientific research finding women using the contraceptive Depo Provera are at higher risk to transmit HIV/AIDS and develop breast cancer, Planned Parenthood plans to widely distribute the injectable to women in Zambia.

Abortion advocates are lauding the Zambian governments decision to create, for the first time, a line item within the country’s budget for the procurement of contraceptive supplies – $9.3 million.

The successful advocacy which led to securing the funding from the Zambian government, is being attributed to the Planned Parenthood Association of Zambia (PPAZ) from a $50,000 advocacy grant awarded to them.

The advocacy grants flow from the Advance Family Planning initiative established through the UK Family Planning Summit in July 2012, which partnered with Melinda Gates and the United Nations Population Fund. The goal of the summit was to secure commitments from pharmaceutical companies, Foundations, and governments to scale-up the delivery of modern methods of contraceptive to 120 million women and girls in low-income countries by 2020 – $4.6 billion was committed.

The Fund is part of a 5-year AFP project providing grants to reproductive rights groups – like Planned Parenthood, to target high birth rate countries to secure these governments financial investment and political commitment to assure access to contraceptives, especially long-acting methods like injectables. The same groups receiving funding for advocacy will later receive funding for the distribution of the contraceptives.

Planned Parenthood of Zambia Executive Director Edford G. Mutuma said next on the agenda was to increase the distribution of injectable contraceptives through community health workers.

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For an in depth view of why Planned Parenthood targets these nation’s watch the film Maafa21 – here http://www.maafa21.com

The push for world-wide population Control came from Margaret Sanger and Alan Guttmacher at Planned Parenthood and is directed by the US NSSM Memorandum ( read here)

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