Unconvincing social media message of the day

(full image at bottom of post) Spotted on Twitter: in anticipation of Mother’s Day, the United Nations Population Fund and the Guttmacher Institute would like to remind you that for…

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Sterilize in haste, repent at leisure

The New York Times reports today that the long-term contraceptive implant Essure may not be as safe as users were led to believe.  Perhaps the most troubling thing about this…

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Human rights and health – achieving the right balance

There’s a very interesting viewpoint in this week’s Lancet on the positioning of human rights within the health component of international development. Authors John Tasioulas and Effy Vayena argue against…

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Nigeria’s New Pres Disappoints Abortion Groups

Nigeria’s incoming president is disappointing pro-abortion advocates who met with him recently to demand more money. A coalition of family planning groups that promote and commit abortions gave Muhammadu Buhari…

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UN Population Commission Shell shocked By Resistance To Sexual Agenda

The end to the 48th Session of the UN commission on population and development (CPD) was somber. The atmosphere in the room was muted and still. After two weeks of…

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Pro-life citizens’ initiative “ONE OF US” wins moral victory: European Commission admits “inconsistencies and misrepresentations”

There has been a long period of silence around “ONE OF US”, with more than 1,7 million signatures the most successful European Citizens’ Initiative (ECI) so far, which is asking…

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The life you save may be an exaggeration

This past week, Melinda Gates and Graça Machel co-authored an article discussing how the new proposed Sustainable Development Goals could provide key opportunities to improve conditions for families in Africa….

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World Congress of Families — Salt Lake City

It has been an honor for me to serve on the international planning committee of the World Congress of Families over the past 15 years. Forty pro-family leaders from around…

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Is Uruguay’s Claim on Abortion True?

Since Uruguay legalized abortion in 2012, “there have been no maternal deaths due to abortion,” said Uruguay’s ambassador to the UN. Gonzalo Koncke spoke at a Planned Parenthood event last…

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Hillary’s No Good, Very Bad Day at the UN

Swarms of reporters rushed for UN media credentials yesterday morning to hear Hillary Clinton. But they did not come for her speech commemorating the 20th anniversary of the Beijing Women’s…

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