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Aid Rises for Family Planning in Poor Nations

Donor governments have increased their financial support for family planning efforts in low- and middle-income countries, where more women and girls are voluntarily using modern contraceptives, two new reports show. International government funding for family planning in developing countries climbed to $1.4 billion last year, up $100 million or 9 percent from the previous year, the California-based Kaiser Family Foundation (KFF) found in its report released Thursday. The United States...

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