Annie Burns-Pieper, 2017 Roving Reporter, reports from Madagascar

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

How a White House reversal affects a village in Madagascar
On an island where 10 women a day die from complications from pregnancy and childbirth, the funding cutoff by USAID because of its new abortion rules can have serious consequences.

Read Annie Burns-Pieper’s full report for the Toronto Star. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Trump changes to foreign aid restricting access to family planning services in poorest countries
Reinstatement of Mexico City Policy bars U.S. funding for organizations that perform or advocate for abortion

Read Annie Burns-Pieper’s full report for the CBC.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

End to “confusion and fear”? Madagascar set to update colonial-era family planning laws
Abortion is illegal in Madagascar, but clandestine terminations are performed regularly

Read Annie Burns-Pieper’s full report for the Thomson Reuters Foundation.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The plague is spreading rapidly in Madagascar, which already had highest number of cases worldwide
Between 2010 and 2015, Madagascar accounted for about 82% of the deaths from plague worldwide

Read Annie Burns-Pieper’s full report for the CBC.

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