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UNFPA calls on “all stakeholders” to increase pressure on abortion

Like many UN agencies, the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) walks a fine line on the issue of abortion.

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UN Intervened to Change New York Abortion Law

Hardly anyone will have noticed that the United Nations, at least a part of it, was involved in the controversial New York State law that codified the U.S. Supreme Court decisions imposing abortion on demand up to birth.

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UN Women Panders to EU in Draft Agreement on Women

The UN agency for women put divisive abortion-related language in a draft agreement on women’s issues. Insiders say they did it to bow to powerful European donors in an attempt to stay relevant.

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Activists Call for Abortion in Universal Health Coverage Resolution, U.S. Pushes Back

The United States pushed back on attempts to insert abortion into the World Health Organization’s resolution on universal health coverage at the agency’s just concluded executive board meeting.  

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The World Health Organization Says “Men” Can Get Abortions

The World Health Organization (WHO) has issued medical guidance on abortion intended to reflect the latest scientific evidence in the field. However, its most apparent change was cultural rather than medical.

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ANALYSIS: Dems Reproductive Rights Bill Backs Global Campaign for Abortion Rights

A bill introduced by Democrats in the House of Representatives in December to promote “reproductive rights” as “human rights” exposes the left’s alliance with the global abortion industry to undermine Trump administration pro-life efforts.

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Lawmakers Ask Trump to Veto Anti-Life Bills Ahead of March for Life

As hundreds of thousands converge on Washington DC for the annual March for Life this week, lawmakers in both the U.S. House and Senate asked President Trump not to barter away pro-life policy to end the government shutdown.

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Pro-Life and Pro-Science

The March for Life in Washington, D.C. this year has the theme “Pro-Life is Pro-Science,” emphasizing the contributions of scientists who have revealed previously hidden truths about human development in…

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Democrat-Held House Signals Abortion a Priority Issue

Back in control of the U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi and her Democratic colleagues’ first order of business was to add overseas abortion funding in a spending bill.

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There is Much More to International Pro-Life than Mexico City Policy

Early this month, the Democrat controlled House of Representatives passed a spending bill that included the resumed funding of abortion groups overseas.

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UN Human Rights Committees Increase Pressure on Abortion/Homosexuality

For decades, the expert bodies monitoring compliance with UN human rights treaties have been increasingly bold in promoting abortion along with sexual orientation and gender identity (SOGI). While this exceeds their mandates and falls outside the agreed text of the treaties they monitor, their activities have gone largely unchecked, and this trend has only continued in the past year.

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Five Best Moments of the Year 2018 for Life and Family at the UN

There have many important moments in 2018 for the pro-life cause internationally, maybe even epochal shifts. Only history can tell.

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U.S. Fumbles Abortion Debate at UN, Mocked by Europeans

The European Union has proved a tough adversary outmaneuvering U.S. pro-life diplomatic effort at UN headquarters in recent weeks clearly signaling they will not cede on abortion policy in development and humanitarian assistance.

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New Trump-Supported Law Enshrines Obama-Era Gender Language

Pro-life groups are deeply disappointed in a new law aimed at helping women enter the marketplace that will likely prevent USAID from working with faith-based groups unless they violate their conscience in order to partner with the U.S. government.    

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African Governments Escalate Fight Against Abortion Giant Marie Stopes

Marie Stopes International (MSI), the UK-based provider of abortion and contraceptives, is facing increasing restrictions by African governments for failing to respect their laws. 

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Trump Contests “Sexual and Reproductive Health” at UN but Fails to Rollback Abortion Language

Trump administration pro-life diplomacy has led to a series of unprecedented votes in UN committees to exclude abortion from UN policy but to rollback advances achieved during the Obama administration a stronger political will is needed.

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Editorial: What We Expect from the Next U.S. Ambassador to the UN

International life and family issues are parts of the foreign policy discussion. The UN, EU, the U.S., and governments around the world debate these issues every day. Such policies are implemented every day all around the world.

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Will the Trump Administration Stop Humanitarian Abortion?

UN abortion advocates are keen to create “humanitarian abortion’, that is, include a right to abortion in humanitarian assistance through actions of the Security Council. The issue is before the UN General Assembly this week. 

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Kenya Bans Marie Stopes from Performing Abortions

For years, international abortion giant Marie Stopes International has been accused of performing illegal abortions in Africa.

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UN Committee Says, “Right to Life” Means “Right to Abortion”

The “right-to-life” clause in an important UN human rights treaty must now include a right to abortion.

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Leakers Seek to Gut Trump Pro-life Foreign Policy

A new Trump administration policy defending human life in international negotiations by avoiding terms that promote abortion has come under attack this week.

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Feminists Decry UN Promotion of Gestational Surrogacy

A coalition of feminist organizations petitioned world leaders and the United Nations General Assembly to ban surrogacy, asking governments to defund UN agencies that promote the controversial and dangerous practice.

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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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ANALYSIS:  Proposed Law Would Mandate Feminist U.S. Foreign Aid Policy

The U.S. Congress is poised to codify Obama administration gender policies at the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID).

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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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