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London Family Planning Summit: The Cracks Are Showing

With its ambitious agenda off target and its largest funding source threatening to pull out, the international family planning partnership (FP2020) tried hard to appear positive at its summit in London this week.

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UN Secretariat, UNFPA Show Their Hand on Abortion Rights at Feminist Conclave

Senior UN staff partnered with abortion groups at the recent UN women’s conference to promote “sexual and reproductive rights” that, when pressed, they could not specifically define.

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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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Best Moments of the Year for Life and Family at the United Nations

It has been a remarkable year. As has been the case in recent years, we have many more positive stories to highlight than negative ones.

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Worst Moments of the Year for Life and Family at the United Nations

While there were many positive moments to highlight this year, the bad ones were particularly bad, in fact, far worse than in any recent years.

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Pro-Family Leaders Launch Declaration on Marriage in Cape Town

Pro-family leaders from around the world recently gathered in Cape Town, South Africa, to roll out and sign a declaration that aims to protect the family and traditional marriage.

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Annual Review of New UN Goals Underwhelms, Avoids Controversy

Just a year ago nations agreed to massive new set of Sustainable Development Goals that were supposed to transform the way billions of dollars of aid will be spent in the decades ahead.

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No “Brexit” option: pro-lifers “Remain”

More than one hundred young representatives of pro-family and pro-life NGOs recently gathered in Malaga, Spain, to learn how to better defend the life of the unborn in their countries….

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LGBT Agenda Advances, Drives Wedge in UN System

The UN Human Rights Council narrowly adopted a resolution establishing the position of “independent expert on protection against violence and discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity,” with 22 votes in favor, 19 against, and 6 abstentions.

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Violence, Spin, and Abuse of Power at OAS Meeting

For years the head of the OAS bureaucracy has tried to impose abortion and homosexuality throughout the Americas while the people have tried to protect their families and religious liberty. This week at annual meeting in Santo Domingo, the fight literally came to blows.

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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…

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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.

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African Women’s Solutions to War Clash with Feminists’ Agenda

When the UN Security Council adopted its latest resolution on the role of women in international peacebuilding and security last month, a familiar clash of opinions surfaced—among women. In particular, feminists driving the international policies are on opposite sides of women living in the realities of war-challenged areas.

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Amnesty’s Prostitution Stance Challenged

As Amnesty International fleshes out its new policy backing the decriminalization of prostitution, Rachel Moran has some insights for them.

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Videos Spark International Protests Against Planned Parenthood

Secretly filmed videos of Planned Parenthood staff in the U.S. harvesting and selling the organs of aborted babies ignited protests in seven countries last weekend – and triggered questions of how widespread the practices may be.

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Planned Parenthood’s worldwide contempt for the law

While Planned Parenthood’s United States affiliate is facing public outrage for selling aborted baby parts for medical research (the Center for Medical Progress released its latest video yesterday), the scandal…

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“Women’s Human Rights Defenders”; Code for Abortion Activists

A UK-based advocacy group received high-level news coverage this week with a survey claiming that “women’s rights defenders” are facing increasing threats in their efforts to end violence against women and girls.

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UN and Abortion Group Coordinate Attack on the Philippines

An abortion group traveled to the Philippines last week to heap pressure on government officials after a UN committee criticized the country for “grave and systemic” human rights violations

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White House to Order Faith-based Grant Recipients to Accept LGBT Applicants

A source within the federal government has informed the Friday Fax that the White House is quietly moving forward with a policy change that will require charitable humanitarian groups to accept LGBT.

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Vatican Conference Criticized for Backing Abortion and Population Control Politics

A Vatican conference to promote Pope Francis’ upcoming encyclical on the environment spotlighted abortion and population control proponents. At the same time critics warn that climate change alarmism ultimately harms the poor.

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Nigeria’s New Pres Disappoints Abortion Groups

Nigeria’s incoming president is disappointing pro-abortion advocates who met with him recently to demand more money. A coalition of family planning groups that promote and commit abortions gave Muhammadu Buhari…

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Nigerian Bishops March, Sing and Train at Pro-Life Conference

“We had to limit the number of people in each diocese who could come,” said one organizer of a pro-life and pro-family conference in Ibadan, Nigeria. Over 1,500 filled the auditorium, and even then people spilled outside.

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Countries Avoid Controversy, Reject Abortion at Women’s Conference

NEW YORK, March 13 (C-Fam) This year – the 20th anniversary of the Beijing Women’s Conference – thousands of delegates and civil society representatives are gathered in New York to…

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C-Fam’s Worst Moments for Life and Family 2014

Unlike its predecessor, 2104 was not a quiet year for life and family. We witnessed a number of new negative developments. The episodes below mostly involve rogue UN experts and officials.

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