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Latin American Legislators Reproach Costa Rica Government’s Attempts to Abuse the Human Rights System
A delegation of the Hemispheric Congress of Legislators visited Costa Rica last week. Its members denounced the recent attempt of the Government of President Luis Guillermo Solis Rivera to…
UN Event Names and Shames Purveyors of Child Rape, Trafficking
“Decriminalization of prostitution is the most monstrous, preposterous, counterproductive act we could possibly conceive,” a prostitution survivor declared at a UN high-level meeting on human trafficking yesterday.
U.S. President Asks the UN, “Are We Still Patriots?”
President Trump’s first UN speech to the General Assembly on Tuesday caught world leaders off guard and challenged seemingly unassailable attitudes about international cooperation.
Editorial: New Data Show UN Human Rights System May Reflect Regional, Not Universal Rights
Universality is the cornerstone of human rights law and a central focus of the United Nations. But when small groups of experts and wealthy countries attempt to redefine international human rights, the entire framework is discredited.
Guttmacher Institute Says Latin American Children Must Learn Homosexual Sex
A 2017 report from Guttmacher Institute confirms that in order to teach “comprehensive sexuality education,” nations much teach very young children about same-sex activities, and may not teach objections to abortion or to premature sexual activity.
Using “Family Planning” in the 2030 Agenda to promote a “right to a child” for the LGBTI community.
An NGO that promotes the rights of people who identify as lesbian, gay, homosexual, transsexuals and intersex, argues UN Member States must “provide viable options to assisted reproductive technologies for…
Maria da Penha v. Brazil in the Inter- American Commission on Human Rights: An Analysis of the Impacts of the Convention of Belém do Pará in the Federal Legislation
Between 2002 and 2004, feminist NGOs gathered to draft a law to combat domestic violence against women in Brazil. Known as the Maria da Penha law and passed in August…
New UN Database Pressures Countries on Abortion
The World Health Organization has launched a new interactive database on global abortion laws and policies, aimed to pressuring countries to conform their abortion laws to the recommendations of UN agencies and bureaucrats.
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
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…
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.
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…
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
“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…
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.
European Parliament Abortion Campaign Seeks to Indoctrinate Children
The European Parliament has launched a campaign to promote abortion among the continent’s adolescents.
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.
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.
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.
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…
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.