The Timeline

January 23, 2017

Trump reinstates the “Global Gag Rule” blocking foreign aid to international organizations that provide or promote abortion.

January 31, 2017

Trump nominates anti-choice Neil Gorsuch for the U.S. Supreme Court.

February 2017

Ivanka Trump meets with Congressional Republicans to push a child care tax credit that would benefit the wealthy.

March 27, 2017

Trump revoked the Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces executive order signed under President Obama.

April 3, 2017

Trump cuts off funding for the UN Population Fund, the biggest family planning provider in the world, serving women in 155 countries.

April 13, 2017

Trump signed a law to allow states to defund Planned Parenthood by withholding Title X family planning funding.

May 4, 2017

House Republicans pass a health care bill that defunds Planned Parenthood for one year and Trump holds celebration in Rose Garden.

May 22, 2017

Trump White House announces a federal budget plan that slashes funding for programs that are critical for women including the Office of Violence Against Women, child care and development block grants, and the women’s bureau- an office dedicated to promoting working women.

June 1, 2017

The New York Times reports the Trump Administration is considering allowing any employer with moral objections to omit birth control coverage from employee health plans.

June 6, 2017

Abstinence advocate Valerie Huber appointed chief of staff to the assistant secretary for health at HHS.

June 22, 2017

Senate GOP reveals its version of a health care bill that defunds Planned Parenthood for one year; Trump tweets his support.

June 30, 2017

Trump White House floated dismantling the White House Council on Women and Girls.

July 2017

Reports reveal that Trump’s HHS cut grants for teenage pregnancy prevention programs short by 2 years.

September 7, 2017

Secretary Betsy DeVos announced the Trump administration will end rules for investigating allegations of sexual assault on college campuses under Title IX.

October 3, 2017

President Trump supported House Republicans’ vote to pass a ban on abortion after 20 weeks of pregnancy.

October 6, 2017

The Trump administration ended guaranteed birth control coverage at no cost by changing the rules to allow virtually any employer to claim a religious or moral objection.

October 10, 2017

The Trump administration released i its Department of Health and Human Services draft strategic plan for 2018-2022 stating that life begins at conception. Designating life from conception could be used to ban all abortion, IVF, and some forms of birth control.