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family

Traditionally, people who are related by blood or marriage. The term can mean many different things depending on the circumstances. Most statutes have a section devoted to “definitions” that will tell you the intended definition of words used in the law. For example, the concept of what constitutes a family may be important in zoning cases for single-family housing or apartment restrictions against non-family members living in the apartment with the tenant.

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family planning funding because of their "religious or conscientious commitment" to exclusively offer natural family planning methods, this clause is balanced by the rights and needs of clients seeking health services and information.
Increasing the number of skilled health workers trained and allowed to provide family planning services.
We want to ensure that adolescents and women and specially those people who are underserved have got access to family planning services across every nation and in every village and in every family and for every individual," he said.
In 1994, delegates to an international meeting agreed that family planning should be an integral part of reproductive health.
The need for publicly funded family planning remains strong.
3 states require physical and financial separation between family planning providers and abortion providers.
As state governments nationwide face tough decisions in light of budget shortfalls, studies continue to show that family planning and contraceptive services are not only cost neutral (as the waiver requires), but they produce substantial cost-savings for state and federal budgets.
He added that family planning family planning creates an ideal population formation that helps improve the family life standards.
As a result, family planning programs and reproductive health issues and services have tended to be directed solely to women (Bleek, 1987).
Funding for family planning has significantly reduced over the years, Mr Porritt said, while funding for HIV and Aids has grown from 300,000 US dollars in 1996 to 8.
As an incentive to further encourage states to make family planning services widely available to Medicaid beneficiaries, the 1972 amendments also established a special matching rate of 90% for family planning services and supplies.
This work documents and celebrates the historical emergence of national family planning programs around the world and makes lessons learned from those programs available to the current generation.

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