Empty Halls, No Abortion Language, Frustrates Feminists at UN Women’s Conference.

There was hardly any applause as speakers delivered remarks at the scaled down Commission on the Status of Women on Monday. The disappointment was palpable in the General Assembly Hall.

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Will Abortion Fight Overshadow Food Security Agenda at Upcoming UN Population Commission?.

During what would have been the first week of the UN Commission on the Status of Women, cancelled due to the coronavirus epidemic, negotiations are beginning on the outcome document of the upcoming Commission on Population and Development (CPD). 

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Ambassador Richard Grenell and EU Diplomat Clash on Decriminalizing Homosexuality.

I was invited, amid other media and NGOs, to a U.S. event at the United Nations yesterday. It was billed as the first-ever U.S. sponsored event at the UN on…

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Abortion activists to Ivanka: there will be no empowerment without us.

Ivanka Trump has made women’s economic empowerment one of her signature issues, and recently announced a global initiative to improve women’s lives around the world, with an initial U.S. investment…

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