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UN Agency Wants to Force Controversial Sex-Ed on All Children

With students around the world struggling to continue their education in the midst of the pandemic, the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) has published a guidance document to ensure they receive the UN’s controversial sex education, wherever they are.

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EU Commissars to Crack Down on “Homophobia”

The European Commission intends to unleash a barrage of policies to impose LGBT uniformity across the European Union, including through the threat of sanctions.

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U.S. Fails to Capitalize on Growing Pro-Life Support in UN General Assembly

Despite a growing number of countries supporting U.S. pro-life diplomacy, the U.S. fell short of the votes necessary to add new pro-life protections in UN policy this week in the United Nations General Assembly.

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News Analysis: The Challenges of a Pro-Life Administration at the United Nations

Over the past four years the Trump administration has fought abortion at the UN like no previous Republican administration.

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BREAKING: Trump Administration Calls Out Secretary General on Abortion

John Barsa, the Acting Administrator of the U.S. Agency for International Development, sent the UN Secretary General scolding UN experts for promoting abortion and urging him to “undertake a course-correction for the greater good of the UN.”

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Countries Use COVID-19 to Promote LGBT Agenda with U.S. Support

Thirty governments, including the Trump administration, called on countries to make the specific health needs of homosexual men, transgender individuals, and others who identify as LGBT a priority in government responses to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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China Escalates War of Words at the UN, Tells U.S. to “Pull Back from the Brink”

The war of words between the United States and Communist China continues apace.

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Abortion Still Unpopular After 25 Years of UN Lobbying

Countries complained about setbacks to abortion rights twenty-five years after a landmark UN conference on women that first cemented abortion in UN policy.

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COVID Lethargy Stalks UN General Assembly

For the first time since the United Nations was founded in 1945, the world’s leaders did not come to New York for the kickoff of the new General Assembly session.

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Evidence of Systemic and Unlawful Abortion Promotion by UN Agencies, the Secretariat, and other UN Entities

In 1994, at the International Conference on Population and Development, UN member states agreed that abortion was an issue to be addressed exclusively in national politics and legislation, and therefore…

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Trump Administration Moves to Close Abortion Funding Loopholes Overseas

The Trump administration is taking additional steps to ensure foreign organizations that perform or promote abortion as a method of family planning do not receive U.S. taxpayer funding.

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U.S. Cited Pro-Life Concerns in Vote Against COVID-19 Resolution

Citing concerns about abortion, the Trump administration voted against a UN resolution on the COVID-19 pandemic.

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UN Secretary General Tells Feminists He Won’t Let Trump Undermine Abortion Rights

UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres says he wants to “make sure that governments to do not take advantage of COVID-19 to undermine sexual and reproductive rights and to put into question the services that are provided.”

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Cash-Strapped Treaty Bodies Expand Pro-Abortion Lobbying Amid Calls for Reform

Last week, the chairmen of the committees monitoring compliance with the UN’s human rights treaties issued a warning that their work is threatened by underfunding.

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U.S. Lawmakers Renew Interest in Defunding UN Bodies Over Abortion

Funding for foreign aid cannot be used to lobby for or against abortion, according to U.S. law. 

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Human Rights Council Approves Abortionist as Special Expert on Right to Health

The UN Human Rights Council in Geneva recently approved the appointment of South African doctor Tlaleng Mofokeng as Special Rapporteur on the right to health.

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U.S. Submits Notice of Withdrawal from WHO

The Trump administration submitted its formal notice of withdrawal from the World Health Organization (WHO) this week, to take effect in one year. 

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UNFPA’s Abortion Doublespeak

The UN Population Fund denounced sex-selective abortion this week, in contrast to its advocacy for abortion in general.

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How will newly elected members of the UN Security Council impact abortion debate?

Last week, the nations of the world voted in five new members for the UN Security Council, starting their two-year terms at the beginning of next year. 

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U.S. Fails to Stop Pro-Abortion Mandate for the UN Population Fund

The Executive Board of the UN Population Fund approved a change to the agency’s strategy that will allow the agency to promote abortion as a humanitarian right.

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U.S. Blocks UN Agreement Over Pro-Life Concerns, UN Member States Ignore

The U.S. Mission to the United Nations has rejected a draft agreement on humanitarian assistance for emergencies, including the COVID-19 pandemic, that would have given cover for UN agencies to promote abortion. But it will not be enough to stop the agreement.

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UN Expert Group: “Sexual and Reproductive Health Services” Includes “Safe, Legal Abortion”

A UN human rights group criticized several U.S. states for declaring abortion a nonessential service during the COVID-19 shutdown this week, declaring “safe, legal abortion” a key component of “sexual and reproductive health services.” 

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State Department Keeps Funding WHO Regional Office that Violates U.S. Law

Last week, the U.S. State Department decided to continue funding the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), while defunding its parent organization, the World Health Organization (WHO).

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How Feminists Are Keeping Abortion on the UN Agenda During COVID-19 Shutdown

Two competing draft resolutions emerged at the UN this week on the impact of COVID-19 on women. One of the main disputes in negotiations is over national prerogatives on abortion.

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The WHO Abortion Agenda: Another Reason to Defund It

President Donald Trump announced last week that he was stopping $400-$500 million in funding to the World Health Organization (WHO) over its handling of the coronavirus pandemic, including WHO’s parroting misleading talking points from the Chinese government.

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