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Will White House Women’s Initiative be Hijacked by Abortion and Gender Advocates?

Democratic Congresswoman Lois Frankel spoiled the White House plans for a controversy-free event last week when she took to the podium and said women can’t be empowered without contraception and abortion.

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France Ignores UN Disability Committee, Euthanizes Paralyzed Man

Starting more than a week ago, and culminating on Wednesday with his death, French doctors decided deliberately to kill Vincent Lambert.

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Critics Question New Study Asserting U.S. Policy Increases Abortion in Africa

According to a new article published in The Lancet Global Health, so-called Mexico City Policy is linked to increased abortions in sub-Saharan Africa, due to reduced contraceptive use and more unintended pregnancies. 

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Trump Administration Fiercely Defends Pro-Life Law and Policies Internationally

The Trump administration warned the United Nations to stop promoting abortion in conflict and other emergency situations at an annual meeting on UN humanitarian efforts that took place in Geneva this week.

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Kenya’s Supreme Court Eviscerates Protections for the Unborn

International abortion advocates are celebrating a ruling of Kenya’s Supreme Court last week that overturns pro-life actions of the Kenyan government, broadens the circumstances when abortion is permitted in the socially conservative East African country, and opens the door to a liberal abortion regime.

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Study Disputes Link Between HIV and Depo Provera; African Women Insist Results are “Not Good News”

For decades, an international debate has raged over whether the use of the injectable contraceptive Depo Provera increases women’s risk of contracting HIV when exposed to the virus. 

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UN Treaty Apparatus Furious with Trump Over Abortion and Money

A three-day feminist conclave last week shows that Trump’s pro-life policy is hitting abortion activists where it hurts: in the pocketbook.

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UN Debates Mandatory Universal Health Coverage Including Abortion

The next big thing in global aid is universal health coverage.

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Former State Department Employee Suspected of Leaking to Harm Trump Pro-Life Position

A recent article from the Reuters news service highlights an ongoing problem of career State Department personnel leaking what they hope will be information harmful to the “reproductive health” position of the Trump Administration.

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Political Activism Supplants Medical Evidence in New International Diagnostic Manual

Transgender rights activists are claiming a major victory as the World Health Assembly (WHA) adopted an updated version of its diagnostic manual, removing “transsexualism” from its chapter on mental disorders and putting “gender incongruity” into a newly-created chapter on sexual health.

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Trump Could Lose Abortion Showdown with the EU

When the Trump administration threatened to veto a German sponsored resolution with abortion-related terms at the Security Council it exposed a growing problem in transatlantic relations over UN social policy.

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Terrorism Court Case May have Impact on Social Issues

Two years ago, the United Arab Emirates broke off diplomatic relations with Qatar and gave Qatari nationals fourteen days to leave the country.

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European Nationalists Complacent When it Comes to Abortion

European nationalist parties have tended to sound pro-life and pro-family in order to gain power, but they have been unwilling to put an end to international European advocacy for abortion and LGBT rights.

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UN Human Rights Experts Lobby for Change in U.S. Abortion Laws

Several U.S. states are passing laws that strongly restrict abortion, aimed at challenging the Roe v. Wade Supreme Court decision.  In Geneva, the human rights bodies of the UN are watching closely, and some experts claim that beyond being unconstitutional, these abortion bans violate international human rights standards.

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Pro-Family Nations and NGOs Celebrate 25th International Day of Families

UN member states and civil society gathered at UN headquarters to celebrate the twenty-fifth anniversary of the International Year of the Family during an event titled “It Takes a Family” on May 15, the International Day of Families.

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Abortion Hard-Liners Want U.S. Kicked Out of G7

In a series of catty comments on social media, abortion advocates, including one former government minister, have questioned whether the United States should be allowed to remain in the Group of 7 (G7) coalition of the world’s largest economies.

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Kenyan Diplomat Continues to Charge Pro-Life NGO with Bullying

A Kenyan diplomat, assisted by UN delegations and media outlets that promote abortion internationally, continues to insist she was harassed and bullied because of a pro-life petition she received through texts and emails during a recent UN conference.

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Report: Abortion Laws Driven by Animus and Not Science

A recent international analysis examining the “legal determinants of health” took aim at legal restrictions on abortion, framing such restrictions as harmful to public health.

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Study Finds 23 Million Females are Missing Due to Sex-Selective Abortion

Sex-selective abortion has caused the premature death of over 23 million females, according to the first-ever systematic global study of sex ratio imbalance.

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Ivanka Trump’s Africa Trip Sparks Abortion Controversy

Though she is known to favor abortion rights, Ivanka Trump has tried to steer clear of the abortion debate in her role as Presidential advisor.

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Scholars Accuse UK Government of Censoring Research Findings

Two British scientists have charged the UK government with censorship for omitting information that cast a negative light on government programs related to “unwanted pregnancies.”

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For the First Time Ever, the U.S. Threatened Pro-Life Veto at UN Security Council

The United States has forced Germany to remove abortion-related terms from a UN Security Council resolution this week, threatening to veto the resolution if they did not.

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Editorial: Scandal-Ridden SPLC’s Flimsy Charges Against C-Fam

In the summer of 2013, the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) placed C-Fam on its hate-list, alongside the KKK, and Aryan Nations.

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Editorial: The UN Population Fund’s Dirty Little Secret

Even after decades of human rights abuses from coercive population control, the UN Population Fund (UNFPA), continues to emphasize population control and to impose population control targets on countries all around the world.

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UN Official Says “F-You” to Trump and Pro-Life Delegations

Spokespersons for two UN agencies outlined a plan to counter the U.S. pro-life position by seeking a new international consensus on sexual rights without the consent of sovereign states.    

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