People Are Dying in the Global South Because of Anti-Abortion Limits on US Aid

Even as the overturn of Roe v. Wade continues to send shock waves throughout the U.S., it’s also having ripple effects overseas. Nelly Munyasia, the executive director of the Reproductive Health Network in Kenya, told Truthout that after the Supreme Court ruling on Roe, Kenya and other countries with regressive abortion laws have seen renewed opposition against abortion being legalized or abortion services being expanded. “We have seen overnight that there is stronger opposition to abortion,” Munyasia says. “People are citing the recent events around Roe v. Wade and saying that the U.S. as has made a decision when it…

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