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star this property date less than 2019-05-09more like thismore than 2019-05-09
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Department for International Development more like this
star this property answering dept id 20 more like this
star this property answering dept short name International Development more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
star this property hansard heading Developing Countries: Abortion remove filter
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what surveys his Department has commissioned in (a) the UK and (b) countries in receipt of Official Development Assistance on his Department's policy of providing support to abortion services overseas. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Congleton more like this
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Fiona Bruce more like this
unstar this property uin 252524 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2019-05-14
star this property answer text <p>DFID’s long-standing policy on safe abortion takes an evidence-based public health approach that aims to reduce death and disability caused by unsafe abortion. The evidence base for this, from World Health Organisation and other sources, is cited in our published position.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency West Worcestershire more like this
star this property answering member printed Harriett Baldwin more like this
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less than 2019-05-14T16:35:33.317Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-14T16:35:33.317Z
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star this property label Biography information for Harriett Baldwin more like this
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3958
unstar this property label Biography information for Fiona Bruce more like this
1109307
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-04-02more like thismore than 2019-04-02
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Department for International Development more like this
star this property answering dept id 20 more like this
star this property answering dept short name International Development more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
star this property hansard heading Developing Countries: Abortion remove filter
star this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the impact of the decision by the government of the United States to expand the global gag rule on the delivery of sexual and reproductive health and rights services supported by UK Official Development Assistance. more like this
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Baroness Tonge more like this
unstar this property uin HL15024 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-04-16more like thismore than 2019-04-16
star this property answer text <p>The UK government will continue to lead the world in our long-term support for comprehensive sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR), and to help women and girls get the information and services they need to give them control over their own lives and bodies.</p><p> </p><p>Following the reintroduction and expansion of the Mexico City Policy in January 2017, we have kept in close contact with partners to ensure the policy does not compromise UK-supported comprehensive SRHR programming. The full implications of the now further expanded Mexico City Policy are not yet clear, but we are closely monitoring developments. DFID will consider the implications with our offices and partners and with civil society and with donors.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Bates more like this
star this property grouped question UIN HL15025 more like this
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less than 2019-04-16T14:00:43.777Zmore like thismore than 2019-04-16T14:00:43.777Z
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1091
star this property label Biography information for Lord Bates more like this
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200
unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Tonge more like this
1109308
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-04-02more like thismore than 2019-04-02
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Department for International Development more like this
star this property answering dept id 20 more like this
star this property answering dept short name International Development more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
star this property hansard heading Developing Countries: Abortion remove filter
star this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government whether any Department for International Development programmes will be affected by the government of the United States' decision to expand the global gag rule on the delivery of sexual and reproductive health and rights services; and if so, which. more like this
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Baroness Tonge more like this
unstar this property uin HL15025 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-04-16more like thismore than 2019-04-16
star this property answer text <p>The UK government will continue to lead the world in our long-term support for comprehensive sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR), and to help women and girls get the information and services they need to give them control over their own lives and bodies.</p><p> </p><p>Following the reintroduction and expansion of the Mexico City Policy in January 2017, we have kept in close contact with partners to ensure the policy does not compromise UK-supported comprehensive SRHR programming. The full implications of the now further expanded Mexico City Policy are not yet clear, but we are closely monitoring developments. DFID will consider the implications with our offices and partners and with civil society and with donors.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Bates more like this
star this property grouped question UIN HL15024 more like this
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less than 2019-04-16T14:00:43.823Zmore like thismore than 2019-04-16T14:00:43.823Z
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1091
star this property label Biography information for Lord Bates more like this
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200
unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Tonge more like this
1087081
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-03-12more like thismore than 2019-03-12
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Department for International Development more like this
star this property answering dept id 20 more like this
star this property answering dept short name International Development more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
star this property hansard heading Developing Countries: Abortion remove filter
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, pursuant to the Answer of 21 February 2019 to Question 221581, in which other countries in receipt of aid from the UK does the UK not provide funding to support the provision of abortion services. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Congleton more like this
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Fiona Bruce more like this
unstar this property uin 231427 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-03-15more like thismore than 2019-03-15
star this property answer text <p>DFID has a range of bilateral and multi-country programmes supporting a package of women’s reproductive and maternal health information and services. It is not possible to provide a break down by safe abortion or post-abortion care alone. DFID supports provision of safe abortion services as allowed by local laws. Where access to abortion is highly restricted, we can help make the consequences of unsafe abortion more widely understood and can consider supporting policy reform.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency North East Bedfordshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Alistair Burt more like this
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less than 2019-03-15T14:32:20.223Zmore like thismore than 2019-03-15T14:32:20.223Z
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star this property label Biography information for Alistair Burt more like this
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3958
unstar this property label Biography information for Fiona Bruce more like this
1061193
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-02-14more like thismore than 2019-02-14
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Department for International Development more like this
star this property answering dept id 20 more like this
star this property answering dept short name International Development more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
star this property hansard heading Developing Countries: Abortion remove filter
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, in which countries the Government has funded abortion services in the last 12 months. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Stone more like this
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Sir William Cash more like this
unstar this property uin 221582 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-02-21more like thismore than 2019-02-21
star this property answer text <p>DFID has a range of bilateral and multi-country programmes supporting a package of women’s reproductive and maternal health information and services. It is not possible to provide a break down by safe abortion or post-abortion care alone. DFID supports provision of safe abortion services as allowed by local laws and where access to abortion is highly restricted, we can help make the consequences of unsafe abortion more widely understood and can consider supporting policy reform.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency North East Bedfordshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Alistair Burt more like this
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less than 2019-02-21T14:31:03.53Zmore like thismore than 2019-02-21T14:31:03.53Z
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star this property label Biography information for Alistair Burt more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Sir William Cash more like this
1061194
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-02-14more like thismore than 2019-02-14
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Department for International Development more like this
star this property answering dept id 20 more like this
star this property answering dept short name International Development more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
star this property hansard heading Developing Countries: Abortion remove filter
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, pursuant to the Answer of 9 October 2018 to Question 173969, whether her Department holds data on (a) how much funding it has provided for abortion services and (b) how many abortion procedures were carried out using that funding for each project that her Department has funded since 1997. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Stone more like this
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Sir William Cash more like this
unstar this property uin 221583 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-02-21more like thismore than 2019-02-21
star this property answer text <p>All DFID programming on sexual and reproductive health and rights, including the ‘Delivering Sustainable and Equitable Increases in Family Planning in Kenya’ programme, take an integrated approach in order to meet a wide range of women’s reproductive health needs. For example, providing a woman with holistic care for gender-based violence, HIV, counselling, post-abortion care and information on family planning. Because these services are integrated, it is not possible to disaggregate figures solely relating to safe abortion procedures.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>The aim of DFID’s work on sexual and reproductive health and rights is to reduce the number of unwanted pregnancies and unsafe abortions, increase the use of voluntary family planning, and give women control over their own bodies and lives.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency North East Bedfordshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Alistair Burt more like this
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less than 2019-02-21T14:34:00.723Zmore like thismore than 2019-02-21T14:34:00.723Z
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star this property label Biography information for Alistair Burt more like this
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288
unstar this property label Biography information for Sir William Cash more like this
1061196
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-02-14more like thismore than 2019-02-14
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Department for International Development more like this
star this property answering dept id 20 more like this
star this property answering dept short name International Development more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
star this property hansard heading Developing Countries: Abortion remove filter
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, pursuant to her Answers of 10 December 2018 to Question 199384 on Developing Countries: Abortion and of 21 December 2017 to Question 119743 on Marie Stopes International, for what reason those answers differ on the monitoring of figures; and what steps she is taking to ensure (a) transparency, (b) accountability and (c) trust in that policy area. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Stone more like this
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Sir William Cash more like this
unstar this property uin 221584 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-02-21more like thismore than 2019-02-21
star this property answer text <p>DFID takes an integrated approach to our programming on sexual and reproductive health and rights in order to meet a wide range of women’s reproductive health needs. Because these services are integrated it is not possible to disaggregate figures solely relating to safe abortion procedures.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>The aim of DFID’s work on sexual and reproductive health and rights is to save the lives of women, reduce the number of unwanted pregnancies and unsafe abortions, increase the use of voluntary family planning, and give women control over their own bodies and lives. DFID has robust monitoring and evaluation procedures to ensure UK taxpayers’ money is achieving the results we expect of it across all policy areas. Precise monitoring arrangements vary by project; however progress is always reviewed by DFID on an annual basis and these are publicly available. All of our reviews demonstrate confidence in the quality of Marie Stopes International’s services in developing countries.</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency North East Bedfordshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Alistair Burt more like this
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less than 2019-02-21T14:36:02.783Zmore like thismore than 2019-02-21T14:36:02.783Z
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star this property label Biography information for Alistair Burt more like this
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288
unstar this property label Biography information for Sir William Cash more like this
1051319
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-01-30more like thismore than 2019-01-30
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Department for International Development more like this
star this property answering dept id 20 more like this
star this property answering dept short name International Development more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
star this property hansard heading Developing Countries: Abortion remove filter
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what her Department’s policy is on funding organisations that provide abortions that have (a) been found guilty of breaking the law and (b) ineffective procedures for addressing sexual misconduct. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Gainsborough more like this
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Sir Edward Leigh more like this
unstar this property uin 214479 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-02-05more like thismore than 2019-02-05
star this property answer text <p>The Department for International Development is clear that we will not fund illegal activities. We take issues of sexual exploitation and abuse and sexual harassment extremely seriously and demand the highest standards from all organisations the department works with. We have put in place new, enhanced and specific safeguarding standards and new funding will not be approved unless our partners meet these tough standards. When organisations uncover issues, we must not penalise them for being transparent, but support effective due process in the handling of such allegations.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency North East Bedfordshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Alistair Burt more like this
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less than 2019-02-05T17:34:11.717Zmore like thismore than 2019-02-05T17:34:11.717Z
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star this property label Biography information for Alistair Burt more like this
star this property tabling member
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unstar this property label Biography information for Sir Edward Leigh more like this
1050816
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star this property date less than 2019-01-29more like thismore than 2019-01-29
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Department for International Development more like this
star this property answering dept id 20 more like this
star this property answering dept short name International Development more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
star this property hansard heading Developing Countries: Abortion remove filter
star this property house id 2 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what methods they use to measure how many unsafe abortions have been averted through the programmes that they fund internationally. more like this
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Lord Morrow more like this
unstar this property uin HL13238 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-02-12more like thismore than 2019-02-12
star this property answer text <p>DFID uses modelling to estimate the number of unsafe abortions prevented by some programming. It is possible to model, for illustrative purposes, the number of abortions prevented by improved access to family planning specifically. Between April 2017 and March 2018, we estimate UK aid reached at least 14 million women and girls with family planning services, preventing an estimated 1.2 million unsafe abortions.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>Our methodology is explained in the first footnote to the Family Planning page at: <a href="https://emea01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.gov.uk%2Fgovernment%2Fpublications%2Fdfid-results-sector-pages-2017-to-2018-single-department-plan&amp;data=02%7C01%7C%7Cee7f166e5e4d4106beb608d68852cc0f%7Ccdf709af1a184c74bd936d14a64d73b3%7C0%7C0%7C636846286514994978&amp;sdata=ILpw390pwiosUz%2F%2FIee46AP3n60Z5IF7QhFVj1iqnZI%3D&amp;reserved=0" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/dfid-results-sector-pages-2017-to-2018-single-department-plan</a></p><p> </p>
star this property answering member printed Lord Bates more like this
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less than 2019-02-12T16:07:52.367Zmore like thismore than 2019-02-12T16:07:52.367Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Bates more like this
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star this property file name Family-Planning1.pdf more like this
star this property title Family Planning - results by sector more like this
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3795
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Morrow more like this
1050817
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star this property date less than 2019-01-29more like thismore than 2019-01-29
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Department for International Development more like this
star this property answering dept id 20 more like this
star this property answering dept short name International Development more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
star this property hansard heading Developing Countries: Abortion remove filter
star this property house id 2 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government how many safe abortions they provided funding for through the Prevention of Maternal Death from Unwanted Pregnancy project. more like this
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Lord Morrow more like this
unstar this property uin HL13239 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-02-12more like thismore than 2019-02-12
star this property answer text <p>The Prevention of Maternal Death from Unwanted Pregnancy programme aimed to help women and girls avoid recourse to unsafe abortion and to increase access to voluntary family planning.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>The programme supported integrated sexual and reproductive health services designed around women’s needs, for example providing a woman with holistic care for HIV, counselling, post-abortion care and information on family planning. Because these services are integrated, it is not possible to disaggregate figures solely relating to safe abortion procedures.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>Modelling estimates are that the project helped to avert 7.1 million unsafe abortions through such approaches over the lifetime of the programme. This is the estimated impact of holistic approaches including contraception, information and provision of safe alternatives; all of which help women avoid having to go through the trauma and life-threatening health risks of unsafe abortions.</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member printed Lord Bates more like this
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less than 2019-02-12T16:08:26.857Zmore like thismore than 2019-02-12T16:08:26.857Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Bates more like this
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3795
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Morrow more like this