Can the metrics of the REACH Act be fixed?

(For an in-depth look at the problems with the Reach Every Mother and Child Act, also known as the REACH Act of 2017, see our policy brief here. I also…

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State Dept Report Finds Wide Acceptance of Expanded Mexico City Policy

The State Department released a report yesterday showing overwhelming acceptance by US grant awardees delivering healthcare to vulnerable populations. C-Fam Friday Fax will have further analysis today. The report can…

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A Global LGBT Reality Check

A couple of recent news items reinforce the perception of a backlash against the LGBT agenda. Even in the U.S. and Europe it seems support for the homosexual and transgender…

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Rules for (Pro-Life) Radicals

Jesus was not a politician, but he understood the most important rule of politics. “He who is not with me is against me” (Mt 12:30). Many of his present-day followers,…

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Parents Defeat Gender Ideology in Paraguay

“We respect diversity, but this does not mean we must support gender ideology,” said Paraguay Minister of Education, Enrique Riera, earlier this month.  Mr. Riera’s words accompanied a resolution by…

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Latin American Legislators Reproach Costa Rica Government’s Attempts to Abuse the Human Rights System

  A delegation of the Hemispheric Congress of Legislators visited Costa Rica last week. Its members denounced the recent attempt of the Government of President Luis Guillermo Solis Rivera to…

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China’s Demographic Balkanization

Developing countries should eye China’s demographic decline with worry.  Unlike other rapidly aging countries in Europe and Asia, China’s pension scheme is basic.  The Economist shows just how few workers…

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The Myth of “Sex Work” Named and Shamed.

Did you know that AIDS groups have used—and continue to use—their (your) money to advocate for prostitution?  If you did not, or even if you did, there is a new…

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Trump Congratulates, Backs Guterres’ Reform Plan

The New York Post, Wall Street Journal, and Drudge all wrongly report Trump “slamming” the UN and bringing an “agenda of change” to the UN. Far from it. While President…

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Saving Lives Without Leaving Survivors

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) recently released the latest progress report for its “Acting On the Call” initiative, which seeks to reduce maternal and child deaths in…

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BBC Gender Show: No More Boys and Girls

Here is the description of a two part show which just aired on BBC. A doctor went into a school to indoctrinate children about gender. The show actually documents an…

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Silicon Valley Wants to Sabotage Child Anti-Trafficking Bill

Google and other tech companies are trying to sabotage a bill to protect children from sex traffickers. The bill closes a loophole in the Communications Decency Act (CDA) that allows web platforms…

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New article in Christian Journal of Global Health

I have a new article out in the Christian Journal of Global Health exploring the relationship between faith-based aid organizations and family planning.  Much of the debate over family planning…

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Using “Family Planning” in the 2030 Agenda to promote a “right to a child” for the LGBTI community.

An NGO that promotes the rights of people who identify as lesbian, gay, homosexual, transsexuals and intersex, argues UN Member States must “provide viable options to assisted reproductive technologies for…

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UNFPA Secures Role in Humanitarian Settings

A resolution adopted by the Economic and Social Council last month probably ensures UNFPA will not only be a protagonist in humanitarian operations, but that UNFPA receives the funding to…

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Welcome to the Global Technocracy. SDG Indicators Adopted by UNGA

I am sad to report that despite our efforts to purge the indicators of controversial elements the General Assembly adopted an indicator framework for the SDGs this morning without as…

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Member States React to UN Women Abortion Advocacy

UN Women just released the updated version of its strategic plan for the next three years. Notwithstanding the criticism on the previous draft raised by several UN Member States, the…

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Another Fight for the Family at the next General Assembly of the American States. Paraguay Leads.

Whether the thirty-five States of the Americas will continue to promote the controversial social agendas in the whole hemisphere will be decided next week by the next General Assembly of…

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Honduran Physicians Defend the Human Person, from Conception to Death.

Following the historic vote that preserved Honduras’ pro-life legislation, an astonishingly strong case against abortion decriminalization came from the Honduran College of Physicians. “There is no reason capable to justify…

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World Bank promotes the LGBT agenda. International and UN experts join.

On the “International Day against Homophobia, Transphobia & Biphobia” (IDAHOT 2017) an incredible number of events and activities focused on the rights of individuals who identify as members of the…

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Vacancy at the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights: An Account on the Final Candidates

At the next General Assembly of the Organization of the American States (OAS), in June, the member states will vote on a new commissioner to sit on the Inter-American Commission…

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Pro-abortion U.S. Senators to Trump: Pro-life policies are attack on women

Access to abortion has nothing to do with promoting women’s health yet U.S. lawmakers who support abortion rights and the funding of abortion groups with U.S. taxpayor money continue to…

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Epidemic? Says WHO?

Earlier this week, the World Health Organization (WHO) hosted a webinar to discuss its updated guidance on Depo Provera, issued in response to reports suggesting its users may be at…

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Head of UN Population Fund Denies U.S. Epidemic of Sexually Transmitted Diseases

While the withdrawal of U.S. assistance for the UN Population Fund (UNFPA) was ostensibly about the agency’s financial contributions to coercive Chinese family planning agencies, the Trump administration might have justifiably been worried…

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WHO Leaves No Doubt—”Sexual and Reproductive Health” Means Abortion

“Access to safe abortion” was the first item on a list of “sexual and reproductive health services” rattled off by Ian Askew, Director of the Department of Reproductive Health and…

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