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Tory leadership hopefuls denounce Trudeau Liberals' $650 million global abortion fund

Conservative leadership hopefuls Pierre Lemieux and MP Brad Trost blasted the Justin Trudeau Liberals for pledging $650 million to increase access to abortion worldwide.

Trudeau announced on International Women's Day that his government will spend the $650 million over three years "to address gaps in sexual and reproductive health and rights in the world's poorest and most vulnerable communities."

Women around the world "are denied legal control over their bodies and reproductive health," he said. "That is why we will continue to place gender equality and rights, and the empowerment of women and girls, at the heart of our international development work."

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