Where a baby is born should not determine how long she lives. RESULTS advocates for policies and legislation that will help end the preventable deaths of moms and babies in low-income countries around the world.

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Congress must reject harmful backdoor cuts to foreign aid

According to press reports, the White House is preparing to exploit a budget trick that would cancel funding for the fight against global poverty. This roundabout move would jeopardize $2-4 billion in aid that Congress has already approved and has been signed into law.

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Congress can help end the preventable deaths of moms and kids. Let’s make sure they do.

It’s 2018, but in low-income countries around the world, about 11 children under the age of 5 are still dying every minute — mostly from treatable causes like diarrhea and pneumonia.

RESULTS in the News

All 50 States Call for U.S. Leadership to Help Reach Every Mother and Child

Right now, Congress can do its part to help end preventable maternal and child deaths globally with the Reach Every Mother and Child Act (H.R.3706, S.1911).

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White House budget would gut programs that fight poverty in the United States and around the world

The White House has once again jeopardized the futures of families struggling to put food on the table, kids around the world seeking an education, and millions more people facing poverty. The administration’s Fiscal Year 2019 budget request proposes massive funding cuts to effective anti-poverty programs in the U.S. and around the world. Now the process and final decisions fall to Congress, where there is stiff opposition to much of this budget and where similar proposals failed last year.

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Senate Reintroduces the Reach Every Mother and Child Act

The Senate reintroduced legislation last night that will help pave the way toward the end of preventable child and maternal deaths around the world. The Reach Every Mother and Child (S. 1730) makes sure the U.S. does its part to support countries to reach this ambitious goal.

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White House budget would strip health care, education, and economic opportunity from millions

With its first federal budget proposal, the White House has taken aim at families struggling to put food on the table, kids around the world seeking an education, and millions more people facing poverty. Proposing massive funding cuts to effective anti-poverty programs, the budget jeopardizes the futures of people across the country and around the world. Now Congress takes up the process.

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White House Budget Proposal Response

By proposing draconian cuts to funding for global development programs through the State Department and USAID, this proposal threatens the futures of millions of people living in poverty all around the world.

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New Proposals Would Unravel Decades of Progress Against Poverty

The evidence shows what’s possible when we come together to advance the fight against poverty, but right now we face extraordinary threats to our progress, both in the United States and around the world.

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Congress Should Come Together to Help Reach Every Mother and Child

As presidential candidates bemoan a broken political system and pundits point fingers, members of Congress from both parties have quietly come together in support of one issue that everyone can get behind: the health of mothers and children worldwide.

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A Mother’s Day Wish List for Congress

As presidential candidates bemoan a broken political system and pundits point fingers, members of Congress from both parties have quietly come together in support of one issue that everyone can get behind: the health of mothers and children worldwide.

Laser Talks (Global Poverty)

Global Laser Talk May 2018

The International Conference and the Reach Act

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