Landmark Conference at UN Promotes a “Family-Friendly World”
“We are gathered here to celebrate the family,” said Afaf Konja. The former UN spokeswoman and the youngest of eight children then proceeded to get personal.
Obama’s Foreign Policy Legacy: Chaos and LGBT
As President Obama nears the end of his term his foreign policy remains indecipherable even to experts. His reticence in foreign affairs – even in cases of genocide – is legendary, except for one matter.
Global Tax and LGBT: Candidates Stumble in UN Top Job Interviews
For the first time, countries publicly interviewed applicants for UN Secretary-General last week – and provided a glimpse into governments’ frustrations with UN mismanagement and scandals.
UN Women’s Meeting Exposes Divide
In one conference room, women who had been rescued from ISIS begged the international community for help. In another, women signed a pledge demanding the end of all-male panels at any conferences.
UNFPA: Birth control for girl sex slaves?
Just days after NYT reported ISIS is using modern contraceptives to turn young women into sex slaves, UNFPA’s chief tweeted “All #girls need reproductive #health services to help them avoid early #pregnancy…
US Congress Scolds UN Rights Chief for Exploiting Zika to Push Abortion
U.S. Congressmen scolded the UN’s human rights chief for exploiting the Zika virus to advance the killing of unborn babies. Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein told countries affected by Zika to legalize abortion, fueling stigma against children with disabilities.
UN Human Rights Chief Scolded for Denying Rights to Disabled Babies
Diplomats rebuked the UN human rights chief this week for demanding countries respond to the Zika virus by legalizing the killing of disabled unborn babies.
Amnesty Fires, UN Hires Divisive Activist
An official who left Amnesty International mired in scandals has been appointed the second highest position at the UN’s human rights office.
In the Congo, What Does A War Rape Victim Want?
The latest wedge campaign by abortion advocates is to exploit rapes committed in war. The U.S., they argue, ought to pay for abortions in other countries where there is conflict…
Guess What is Most Popular Book at UN?
“What was our most popular book of 2015?” tweeted the UN Library. “Immunity of heads of state and state officials for international crimes.” Really. You couldn’t make this stuff up.
Selected Publications and Interviews:
Groups secrete reproductive rights agenda into U.N. documents
PBS Lehr NewsHour: Debate on FDA approval of the Morning-After Pill
MSNBC Chris Matthews: Debate on Ruling on California’s Prop 8 Marriage Amendment
CNN: Should Morning-After Pill Be Available to Children