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Zika emergency downgraded, vigilance on emergency funding begins

The World Health Organization (WHO) announced the end of the Zika emergency and shift to a long-term response to the virus on Friday

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“Sexual Rights” Proponents Seek Legitimacy Through Universal Periodic Review

Western activists have turned to a relatively obscure UN procedure to change national laws in traditional countries on such things as homosexual marriage and sexual “rights”.

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International Law Commission Ignores Criticism, Proposes Progressive Rules

New rules from the world’s highest international law body will likely lead to an onslaught of litigation and judicial decisions on the basis of new and non-negotiated customary international law.

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Countries Take up Positions Ahead of UN Vote on LGBT Rights

The UN General Assembly is preparing the battlefield for the most important vote on the homosexual agenda it has ever faced.

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Wikileaks: Clinton and Her Team Deeply Involved in UN LGBT Minutiae

Leaked emails show how intimately familiar and ardently concerned Hillary Clinton and her closest advisors are with the minutiae of social policy debates and how they intend to use its arcane language to promote “sexual rights” in traditional countries.

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Obama Legacy to International LGBT Rights Falls Short of Expectations In Final Hurdle

President Obama’s last legacy to the international homosexual rights movement drew complaint instead of gratitude.

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Wikileaks: Clinton Will Fund Overseas Abortion Without Conscience Protections

Recently released Wikileaks emails show that President Obama wanted to fund abortions overseas, a clear violation of longstanding US law and policy, but that he nonetheless wanted to allow for conscience protection for doctors reluctant to perform abortions.

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UNESCO Promotes “LGBT rights” for children

With a new publication, UNESCO has joined list of UN agencies advocating for the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender agenda.

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UN Rights Chief Divides General Assembly on LGBT Rights

Nations celebrated the 50th anniversary of two foundational human rights treaties on Wednesday by alternately praising and criticizing UN human rights chief Zeid bin Ra’ad for using his post to promote lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender issues.

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UN Event Shows How Sexual Agenda Tramples Children’s Rights

That all children have a mother and a father is a biological fact. That they have a right to know and be raised by their parents, where possible, is enshrined in the UN’s most widely ratified human rights treaty.

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Europe rejects legalization of surrogacy to protect children’s rights  

Last Tuesday, the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) rejected an attempt to legalize surrogacy throughout Europe.

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UN Appoints Global LGBT Ombudsman, Nations Push Back

The Human Rights Council appointed a prominent gay rights activist as UN ombudsman for LGBT issues last week.

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UN Agencies Enlist African First Ladies to Sanitize “Reproductive Health” and Sex Ed

A recent UN event embodied a decades-long contradiction between UN staff and some UN member states who have opposite understandings of whether the term “reproductive health” includes abortion.

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Historic UN Clash on LGBT Rights Set for November

Supporters of LGBT rights at the UN are preparing for the most important vote on their agenda since 2008.

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Sexual And Reproductive Health Gains Ground in UN Agreement, Family Loses

The family continues to be a sticking point in UN negotiations as Europe and America try to eke out international affirmation of homosexual relations and lay the foundations of an international right to abortion.

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New Sexuality and Gender Scholarship Undermines Global LGBT Policy

A review of more than 200 scientific articles on lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transsexual (LGBT) health undermines common assumptions used in the effort to create international LGBT laws and policies.

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OAS Emerging as Global LGBT Rights Advocate

Last week the main body of the Organization of American States, upon request of the Uruguay mission to the OAS, included remarks from the “2016 Global LGBT(I) Human Rights Conference”, which took place in Montevideo last July.

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Chilean Executive Fast-Tracks LGBT Agenda When International Bodies Won’t

The Government of Chile promised to “promote, advance, and support” the homosexual agenda in an audacious settlement agreement that goes far beyond what the homosexual activists could have ever hoped for from the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights where it was reached.

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The Family Hangs in the Balance as UN Conference on Housing Nears

New global plans for urban development may for the first time fail to direct any attention at all to the specific needs of the family as America and Europe try…

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Punish the Rapist, Welcome the Child: Interview

Lianna Rebolledo was 12 years old when two men kidnapped her while she was walking to a local shopping mall. Nine months later she gave birth to a baby girl. Today she travels to shelters all over Latin America giving hope to girls pregnant from rape by sharing her story.

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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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Pope’s ‘Ideological Colonization’ Explained in New Book

When Pope Francis spoke to the UN last September he warned about what he called “ideological colonization.” By that he meant the attempt to import or impose a vision of human sexuality at odds with traditional peoples.

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Obama Administration Ramps Up Global LGBTI Activism in Lame Duck

The Obama administration is telling countries to be loud and proud about LGBT issues, especially countries that want to avoid international tension on this subject.

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OAS’ Secretary General to visit Paraguay. Venezuela or LGBT?

Next Wednesday, the Secretary General of the Organization of the American States (OAS), Luis Almagro, will participate in the meeting of the ministers of social development in Asunción. Twenty-four 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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