C-Fam Submission for HHS World Health Assembly Listening Session

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services held a listening session on Friday, May 11 in advance of the World Health Assembly, the decision-making body for the World Health Organization (WHO).  Members of civil society were invited to tell the administration about their concerns and priorities for the coming year in global health, and the state of WHO governance.

Statement and Submissions

The Final Frontier for Abortion Rights?

NEW YORK, May 11 (C-Fam) The UN Economic and Social Council is discussing whether abortion should be part of humanitarian efforts at UN headquarters as negotiations on an annual agreement…

Friday Fax

C-Fam Oral Statement at the 51st Session of Commission on Population and Development, 9 April 2018 – 13 April 2018

The effects of urbanization and migration are frequently addressed in UN resolutions and debates on a whole host of topics ranging from the economy to the environment and global health.

Statement and Submissions

C-Fam Submission to ECOSOC at the 62rd session of the Commission on the Status of Women 

Statement submitted by Asociacion HazteOir.org, C-Fam, Inc., Family Research Council, Human Life International, Inc., National Organization for Marriage Education Fund, non-governmental organizations in consultative status with the Economic and Social Council* 

Statement and Submissions

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.

Young Scholar

Maria da Penha v. Brazil in the Inter- American Commission on Human Rights: An Analysis of the Impacts of the Convention of Belém do Pará in the Federal Legislation

Between 2002 and 2004, feminist NGOs gathered to draft a law to combat domestic violence against women in Brazil. Known as the Maria da Penha law and passed in August…

Young Scholar

C-Fam Oral Statement at the 50th Session of Commission on Population and Development, 3-7 April 2017

Fifty years ago, the Commission on Population and Development was established to study and propose solutions to the “population question” that weighted heavily in the minds of policy makers.

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C-Fam Oral Statement at the 55th session of the Commission on Social Development, 1-10 February 2017

The family is the natural social institution at the foundation of every society. Sadly, it is frequently overlooked by the international community even as the family faces new and never before experienced challenges. 

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C-Fam Oral Statement at the 55th Session of the Commission for Social Development

The family is the natural social institution at the foundation of every society. Sadly, it is frequently overlooked by the international community even as the family faces new and never before experienced challenges.

Statement and Submissions

C-Fam Written Statement at the 55th Session of the Commission for Social Development

The family is the natural social institution at the foundation of every society. It is the ecosystem where each individual member of the human family is conceived, develops, and grows to maturity.

Statement and Submissions