From the Times: And when she marches on Sunday, she said, she will also be representing women across South Asia whose access to social services has been limited by an American policy that bars financing to international organizations that perform or provide information on abortions. "The impact of these laws is intensely personal and far-reaching to me," said Ms. Krishnamurthy, 27. "What we need to do is find a way to talk about reproductive rights so it hits as deeply and personally to other young women in the United States." As abortion rights advocates prepare for Sunday's event, which they call the March for Women's Lives, veterans of the movement say they have been striving to address a decline in support among women under age 30. But young first-generation Americans and recent immigrants, many of whom maintain connections to countries where reproductive rights are part of a still-burgeoning struggle over women's issues, are bringing new energy and broader perspectives to the cause.


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