Universal Periodic Review: Western pressure on sexual orientation and gender identity

Recently, I wrote about the troubling trend of Western countries using the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) system to pressure Latin American countries to change their laws on abortion. In a…

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CDC Stands by UNICEF Vaccines in Kenya

Following is a response of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to questions from C-Fam on the tetanus vaccination in Kenya sponsored by WHO and UNICEF. The questions are…

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The Council of Europe refuses to oppose neonatal infanticides.

 The ECLJ calls on the Parliamentary Assembly.  Every year, children are born alive at the time of the abortion procedure after the 20th week of pregnancy in Europe. They are,…

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What is a Child’s Right to Be Heard?

I was at an event at UN headquarters yesterday on the “Child’s Right to Participation”, a buzz phrase for the principles of art. 12 and 13 of the Convention on…

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Over 700 Women Killed in Indian Sterilization Camps Between 2009-2012

According to an informative opinion piece in the Indian Express over 700 women (probably many more) have died as a result of India’s population control programs in only a three year period….

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Universal Periodic Review: Europeans pressuring Latin Americans to allow abortion

El Salvador recently had its turn to receive recommendations from other countries as part of the UN’s Universal Periodic Review (UPR), which is a mechanism that is supposed to engender…

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New York Times Whitewashes Dangerous Contraceptive for Poor Women

Big pharma, a rich philanthropist, government aid and a children’s non-profit announced yesterday that they would make a controversial injectable contraceptive more widely available to poor women in developing countries….

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C-Fam Exclusive: UNICEF Denies Giving Kenyan Women Birth Control Vaccine Without Their Knowledge

This is an exclusive interview of C-Fam with James Elder, UNICEF’s Chief of Communications for East Africa. The interview follows allegations of the Kenya Catholic Bishops Conference and the Kenya Catholic Doctors…

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USAIDs Family Planning Incentive Program Problematic

In the last week two troubling reports of coercive family planning programs in developing counties have surfaced. A mass sterilization program in India left several women dead and hospitalized. And…

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How Human Rights Are Becoming ‘Post and Trans-Human Rights’

Gregor Puppinck, PhD, Director of the European Centre for Law and Justice explains how human rights are becoming “trans-humans rights” under the influence of individualism, skepticism and biotechnologies. Human rights…

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