Reproductive Rights Activists Lament Setbacks in Latin America
Reproductive rights activists hosted a panel during the meeting of the Organization of American States that attempted to link the democracy deficit in Latin America to the lack of abortion rights.
U.S. Slaps Down Abortion Language at G7 Negotiations
In the lead-up to this year’s G7 summit in Quebec, Canadian officials were explicit: women and children were going to be central, and an essential component of their health and empowerment is abortion.
Abortion and Gay Activists Lose at Organization of American States
Diplomats from the Trump administration intervened at a meeting of the Organization of American States (OAS) last week to reverse a trend toward liberalizing abortion laws throughout the region.
Abortion Groups Complain U.S. Policy is Hurting Abortion Overseas
For decades, the global abortion lobby has worked hard to embed abortion advocacy within a wide array of projects and agendas, from maternal health to global peace and security to humanitarian relief.
Investigator Charges UN Personnel Raped or Abused 60,000 Women and Children
“An estimated sixty thousand women and children have been raped or abused by UN personnel over the last ten years, and the UN bureaucracy is not interested in bringing anyone to justice,” former UN corruption investigator Peter Gallo told an audiencein Washington, D.C. on Wednesday.
Capitol Hill Event Examines Intersection Between Human Trafficking and Health
Washington, D.C., May 18 (C-Fam) Women and girls trafficked for sex suffer a wide range of physical health problems resulting from repeated acts of violence and rape, and bear an…
Lancet, Guttmacher Publish Abortion-Centered Wish List Ahead of World Health Assembly
WASHINGTON, D.C., May 11 (C-Fam) Advocates for abortion and “sexual rights” have worked for decades to advance their agenda at international institutions, but have never won global consensus. This week…
Dems Push USAID Administrator to Recoup Funds for International Abortion Groups
WASHINGTON DC, May 4 (C-Fam) Abortion proponents in the U.S. Congress, who were rattled by the Trump administration’s pro-life stand at recent UN negotiations, grilled the top U.S. aid administrator…
Opinion: If Family Planning is the Solution, What’s the Problem?
Washington, D.C., May 4 (C-Fam) What is the problem that faith-based organizations and family planning groups are partnering to solve, and how will they know if and when they have…
U.S. State Department Says Abortion is Not a Human Right
In presenting the annual U.S. report on global human rights, Ambassador Michael Kozak told reporters that abortion is not a human right and therefore “reproductive rights” was no longer included in the report.