Keeping U.S. aid from organizations that provide abortion-related services is devastating to vulnerable women, girls, and LGBTQI communities in the global south.

Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen oversaw the implementation of controversial U.S. child separation policies at the U.S.-Mexican border, and she stepped down when the Trump Administration asked her to violate a court order against the practice to resume such family separations.

“Empower Women to Foster Freedom,” proclaimed Ivanka Trump as she rolled out the Trump administration’s Women’s Global Development and Prosperity Initiative (W-GDP), claiming it could bring about peace and prosperity. But, W-GDP is hardly innovative. It is a return to past thinking that ignored power relations between nations as well as between men and women.