Rebecca Oas, Ph.D.

Rebecca Oas, Ph.D.

Rebecca Oas is the Associate Director of Research for the Center for Family and Human Rights (C-Fam) in Washington, D.C.

Before joining C-Fam, Rebecca earned her doctorate in Genetics and Molecular Biology at Emory University.  She has written for Human Life International as a Fellow of HLI America and is has served as a Contributing Editor for HLI.

Among her focus areas are global maternal and child health and family planning, and her articles on these topics have appeared in such publications as the New Atlantis, the Hill, and the Christian Journal of Global Health.

Rebecca is a graduate of Michigan State University and currently lives in Arlington, Virginia.

El aborto domina la Conferencia sobre Planificación Familiar

Los potentados de la planificación familiar exhibieron máscaras de superhéroes en la Conferencia de Rwanda esta semana, pregonando sus “superpoderes de planificación familiar”.

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Abortion Dominates Family Planning Conference

Family-planning potentates donned super-hero masks at a conference in Rwanda this week, touting their “family-planning super powers.”

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Report Charges UK with Exaggerating Lives Saved Through Family Planning

A new report claims that estimates of lives saved by UK foreign aid efforts are greatly exaggerated.

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U.S. May Shut Down Postal Subsidies for Illegal Abortion Drugs from Overseas

President Donald Trump recently announced the U.S. pull-out from a little-known UN agency that sets standards for international postal issues.

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Bill Gates Thinks There are Too Many Africans/Calls for Population Control

The goal of eliminating extreme poverty is among the top priorities of the global community and is the first of the UN’s seventeen Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). 

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Putting Tanzania’s family planning announcement into perspective

As my colleague, Lisa Correnti, wrote in this week’s Friday Fax article, the president of Tanzania has placed restrictions on foreign funding for contraceptive advertising in his country. Before delving…

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Abortion Advocates Say They Are “Human Rights Defenders”

Abortion activists are circulating a joint statement to the Human Rights Council in Geneva, identifying themselves as “women’s human rights defenders,” in advance of what they call “International Safe Abortion Day.”

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Solutions in search of problems, Uganda edition

Yesterday, the Guttmacher Institute Tweeted this: To begin at the end, it should surprise nobody that the Guttmacher Institute, which exists to promote sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR)…

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UN Committee on Disabilities Supports Abortion on Disabled Children

Last week, two UN committees monitoring compliance with human rights treaties issued a joint statement declaring that access to “safe and legal abortion” is not only essential to women’s health, but also a “prerequisite for safeguarding women’s human rights” more generally.

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Abortion Groups Prey on Refugee Women

Hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims fled to Bangladesh to escape violence and persecution in Myanmar, including a decade-long two-child policy directed at their community. 

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