Canadian Prime Minister mad a huge announcement this week. He shared a $1.4 billion health initiative.
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The money going towards women's healthcare, reproductive health, sexual education and other health issues related to women and girls.
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PM Trudeau was clear that he wants Canada to be a world leader when it comes to women's health and rights.
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The announcement was made at the Women Deliver 2019 Conference. This conference is dedicated to gender equality and health and rights for women and girls.
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Prenatal and newborn care is also included in the health plan. The money will be used over a 10 year periodn
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This announcement comes at a time of contention in the United States where a handful of states have been passing strict abortion laws.
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There has been support and strict opposition. Still, this global funding will help over 18 million beginning in 2023 through 2033.
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