Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, shown at a news conference at Davao's international airport on Dec. 17, says family planning is critical for reducing poverty. Manman Dejeto/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Planned Parenthood's president, Cecile Richards, addresses the Democratic National Convention in July. Republicans in Congress have repeatedly threatened to cut off federal funding for Planned Parenthood because the family planning group performs abortions at some clinics. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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Lenroy Watt talks with residents of Miami's Little Haiti about Zika, leaving brochures in Creole about how to prevent the illness, as well as phone numbers for local mosquito control agencies and the county health department. Courtesy of Planned Parenthood hide caption

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Planned Parenthood Joins Campaign To Rid Miami Neighborhoods Of Zika

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Carolina "Maria" Hurtado in the now abandoned maternity ward of the Los Angeles County-USC Medical Center, where she was sterilized four decades ago. Renee Tajima-Peña hide caption

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Film Portrays A 'Perfect Storm' That Led To Unwanted Sterilizations For Many Latinas

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Five-month-old Ronan Amador rides in a carrier with his mother, Elizabeth Mahoney, during a Planned Parenthood rally on the steps of the Texas Capitol on March 7, 2013, in Austin. Eric Gay/AP hide caption

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Texans Try To Repair Damage Wreaked Upon Family Planning Clinics

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Republican presidential candidates (from left) Donald Trump, Jeb Bush, Mike Huckabee, Ted Cruz and Rand Paul during the Republican presidential debate in Cleveland on Aug.6. Andrew Harnik/AP hide caption

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Participants sing during a wedding ceremony at Bole Medhane Alem (Savior of the World) Cathedral in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. It's Africa's largest Orthodox church, and its message on contraceptive devices is clear: not permitted. Allison Shelley for NPR hide caption

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Health plans are required to pay for contraceptives, but the clinics that are common sources of family planning services aren't used to dealing with insurers. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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