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New UNICEF Chief Raises Hopes, Questions About Pro-life Stance
The Trump administration “welcomed” UNICEF’s new executive director, appointed on Monday, raising hopes, and questions, about whether the new chief will embrace the administration’s pro-life stance.
Editorial: The International Stillbirth Scandal
Every day somewhere in the world 800 women and 7000 children die in childbirth. This tragedy has rightfully garnered attention at the highest levels at the UN.
Nations Speak Out for Life and the Family in UN Human Rights Mechanism
For decades, powerful bureaucrats and wealthy donor countries have used the UN human rights system to push a controversial abortion and “sexual rights” agenda on traditional countries.
Porn Epidemic Hampers Fight Against Child Pornography
The widespread use and legality of pornography is making it harder for law enforcement to combat child pornography. Europeans opposed the term “child pornography” in UN negotiations this month because of a movement to distance child pornography from adult pornography.
Under Pressure, Tech Giants Drop Opposition to Anti-Trafficking Bill
A bill to protect minor girls from sex traffickers who sell them online is a step closer to becoming law after Google and other giant tech companies reversed course this week and dropped opposition.
UNFPA Annual Population Report: From Paternalism to Ventriloquism
Every year, the United Nations Population Fund publishes a glossy report describing how its fertility reduction approach will help solve the problems facing the world.
The Resurgence and Rebranding of Population Control
Population control proponents have found a way to regain some of their respectability in the public square by using the framing and metrics of family planning advocates. But the tactic requires dubious metrics and raises a host of ethical questions.
U.S. Blasts UNFPA Support for China’s Birth Control Policy
The United States blasted the UN Population Fund on Thursday for supporting China’s four decades-long birth control policy, which has led to human rights abuses such as forced abortions.
Nations Sharply Critique, Approve UN Women’s Three Year Plan
UN Member States have warned UN Women leadership they must not campaign for abortion, and ordered the agency to respect national sovereignty.
With the Advent of Artificial Reproductive Technologies is there a Fundamental Right to a Child?
With the advancement of artificial reproductive technologies (ARTs) and the legalization of same-sex marriage, questions have arisen about legal parenthood and fundamental rights. Katarina Lee analyzes how recent domestic and international court cases have in effect moved to institute a right to a child, supported by the legalization of same-sex marriage.
Defying Definitions, Trump Takes Strong Pro-Life Pro-LGBT Stance At UN
The Trump administration delighted and frustrated social conservatives last week when it staunchly opposed abortion while calling for international recognition of homosexual relations at the Human Rights Council in Geneva.
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.
Abortion Groups Celebrate New Head of World Health Organization
Former Ethiopian health minister Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus was elected Tuesday to a five-year term as head of the World Health Organization (WHO).
U.S. Lawmakers Seek to End Impunity for Online Sale of Children
A bipartisan bill introduced last week by U.S. lawmakers seeks to end impunity for website owners who knowingly facilitate online sale of children for sex.
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.
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.
Parents of Down Syndrome Girl Tell UN That the Family Protects Kids
When tests showed Kurt Kondrich’s unborn daughter Chloe had Down syndrome, the doctors’ only advice was to abort her.
Obama Policy Undermines Women in Women’s Policy
An Obama-era executive order on helping women in conflict settings mutated into a vast set of mandates including abortion, homosexual rights, and environmentalism in U.S. defense and diplomatic policy and programs.
Did the UN Secretariat Attempt to Censor Pro-Family Viewpoint?
Highly unusual, UN bureaucrats temporarily blocked C-Fam’s written and oral statements at the Commission for Social Development this year, only allowing the statements after pushback.
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.
Democrats Desperate to Preserve Obama Legacy on Abortion
Pink-clad feminists ready to disrupt a second day of Senate confirmation hearings were ejected before Rex Tillerson’s testimony began.
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…
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.
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.