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.”
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.
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.
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).
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…
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.”
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)…
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.
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.
No Matter the Question, Contraception’s the Answer
WASHINGTON, D.C., July 13 (C-Fam) Family planning advocates are working hard to position contraceptives as the key to achieving the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). As an event on Tuesday…