Human Rights and Intl Law Archives - C-Fam

The OAS 47th General Assembly: New Hope for Life and the Family in the Americas

Latin American countries pushed back this week against further promotion of gender ideology in a resolution at the Organization of American States

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Another Fight for the Family at the next General Assembly of the American States. Paraguay Leads.

Whether the thirty-five States of the Americas will continue to promote the controversial social agendas in the whole hemisphere will be decided next week by the next General Assembly of…

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Embattled LGBT Czar Calls for Hate Speech Laws and Web Censorship

Appearing before the Human Rights Council for the first time, UN independent expert on LGBT issues Vitit Muntarbhorn refused to retrench even as he appeared embattled and emotional from criticism of his work.

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Vacancy at the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights: An Account on the Final Candidates

At the next General Assembly of the Organization of the American States (OAS), in June, the member states will vote on a new commissioner to sit on the Inter-American Commission…

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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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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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Trafficking Survivors Tell UN: Strengthen Families To Protect Women and Girls

Women who were trafficked or mistreated for their reproductive organs told the UN this week that to successfully combat modern-day slavery, countries must respect and empower the family.

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UN Staff, EU Politicians, Abortion Groups Join Forces to Vilify U.S. Pro-life Stance

More than forty-five governments and high-ranking UN staff convened in Brussels this week to raise money and combat U.S. pro-life policies.

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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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“LGBT Rights” and Male Rape in Conflict: How to Abuse Humanitarian Law.

Senior Vice President and Research Director at C-Fam, Dr. Susan Yoshihara, was one of the first scholars in the world to warn the international community about the attempts of global…

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Editorial: The Mexico City Policy is Not a Violation of Human Rights

Mainstream media headlines this week painted President Donald Trump’s executive order banning funding for foreign abortions as an end to all U.S. support for global women’s health. Nothing could be further from the truth.

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European Parliament Abortion Campaign Seeks to Indoctrinate Children

The European Parliament has launched a campaign to promote abortion among the continent’s adolescents.

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New UN LGBT Expert Doubles Down Against Religious Freedom, Describes “Entry Points” for Homosexual and Transgender Rights

The new UN expert on lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) issues outlined a strategy for his three-year term before dozens of supportive UN bureaucrats, delegates, and activists in a meeting last week.

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Gay Rights Leader Moved to Key State Department Position

The Obama administration positioned their top U.S. homosexual rights diplomat into a key position within the State Department which will make it harder for the Trump administration to change current U.S. policy opposing traditional values on human sexuality.

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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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Five Things the Trump Administration Must Do at the UN

There are five main things the Trump administration must do to put U.S. foreign policy back on a pro-life and pro-family track.

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Could Mexican Lives Be Saved by Trump’s Presidency if the New Mexico City Constitution Will Not Protect Them?

As usual, cultural Marxists—and all those who aim at destroying the beauty, and at obscuring the true value and meaning of human dignity, of life, and of the family—are taking…

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Editorial: Trump Faces a Different Sort of UN Reform

Holding the UN more accountable isn’t just about using the power of the President and Congress to withhold funds—as past Republican administrations have rightly but perhaps restrictively tended to do.

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The Voice of the Latin American People is Pro-life and Pro-Family. Interviews from Paraguay, Panama, Guatemala, and Mexico.

The recent vote of the UN General Assembly, on the institution of an independent expert on sexual orientation and gender, did not reflect the laws, and the values, of many…

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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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US UN Ambassador Implies African States Condone Mass Murder of Homosexuals

In what can only be considered well outside the bounds of usually polite diplomatic discourse, an obviously agitated US UN Ambassador Samantha Power implied that African delegations were complicit in the murder of homosexuals who are thrown off of rooftops in certain Muslim-held cities.

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OAS event proposes abortion to stop teen marriages

The Organization of the American States (OAS) hosted an international event proposing the way to end the tragedy of child marriage is by letting children have abortions.

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UN’s New Top Bureaucrat Raises Hopes

The United Nations swore in its ninth Secretary General on Monday, former Portuguese prime minister Antonio Guterres, raising cautious optimism from pro-life and pro-family groups after 10 years of activism under Guterres’ predecessor Ban Ki-moon.

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New UN Czar for Homosexual and Transgender Rights Taunts General Assembly

With his job still on the line, the newly appointed UN independent expert for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) rights laid out a provocative agenda for his 3-year term last week.

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