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 New York City.

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 currently serving as a Contributing Editor for HLI.

Rebecca is a graduate of Michigan State University and currently lives in Queens, New York.

Abortion Groups Celebrate New Head of World Health Organization

Former Ethiopian health minister Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus was elected Tuesday to a five-year term as head of the World Health Organization (WHO).

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Epidemic? Says WHO?

Earlier this week, the World Health Organization (WHO) hosted a webinar to discuss its updated guidance on Depo Provera, issued in response to reports suggesting its users may be at…

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WHO Still Pushing Dangerous Contraceptive on African Women at Risk

The World Health Organization is urging women to use a contraceptive known to increase the risk of HIV.

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Defunding UNFPA – beyond the talking points

The United States’ recent decision to stop donating to the United Nations Population Fund has set off hysterics in the usual places.  In what should by now feel like a…

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Analysis Shows Only a Tiny Number of UN Member States Preoccupied with Homosexuality

A new analysis of the UN human rights monitoring system shows a universal obsession among experts but only a tiny number of member states with the controversial issues of abortion and homosexuality.

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Abortion Lobby Admits to Using Maternal Health to Promote Abortion

A recently published article exposes how abortion practitioners used U.S. foreign aid and the guise of “post abortion care” to increase the number of abortions in Zambia.

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Canada and Europe Bolster Trump’s Arguments for Mexico City Policy

The creation of the new abortion fund by the Netherlands and its partners could undermine arguments against President Donald Trump’s ban on foreign abortion funding last week.

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Field Narrows in Race for New WHO Director-General

NEW YORK, March 27 (C-Fam) The United Nations’ next top medical official will be decided by May. The field of candidates has been narrowed from six to three. The race picked up momentum this week with interest groups scrutinizing each candidate’s statements and manifestos to see how they would lead on health issues, including abortion.

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New US UN Ambassador Nominee Stands by Pro-Life Position at Confirmation Hearing

President-elect Donald Trump’s nominee for United States UN Ambassador, Nikki Haley, repeatedly asserted her pro-life views during her Wednesday confirmation hearing before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee.

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Rex Tillerson hearing: Senator Shaheen repeats misleading family planning statistic

During today’s confirmation hearing for President-elect Trump’s Secretary of State nominee, Rex Tillerson, the following exchange occurred between Tillerson and Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH): SHAHEEN: Under your leadership in 2012,…

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