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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…

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Oral Statement of C-Fam at the 48th session of the Commission on Population and Development, New York, April 13-17, 2015

Oral Statement of C-Fam at the 48th session of the Commission on Population and Development, on the integrating population policies in the post-2015 development agenda.

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Written Statements of C-Fam at the 59th session of the Commission on the Status of Women, New York, 9-20 March, 2015

Written Statements of C-Fam at the 59th session of the Commission on the Status of Women, on the follow-up to the Fourth World Conference on Women and to the special session of the General Assembly entitled “Women 2000: gender equality, development and peace for the twenty-first century.”

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C-Fam Written Statement at the 53rd session of the Commission on Social Development, New York, February 4-13, 2015

C-Fam Written Statement at the 53rd session of the Commission on Social Development, on the follow-up to the World Summit for Social Development and the twenty-fourth special session of the General Assembly: priority theme: rethinking and strengthening social development in the contemporary world

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C-Fam Contribution to the PGA’s Stock-taking on the Post-2015 Development Agenda

Submission of C-Fam for the High-level Stocktaking Event on the Post-2015 Development Agenda: Contributions to the Secretary-General’s Synthesis Report, Trusteeship Council Chamber, 11-12 September, 2014

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C-Fam Written Statement on Promotion and Protection of the Family at the 27th session of the Human Rights Council

The Human Rights Council held a panel discussion on the Protection of the Family at its 27th session, as the United Nations observed the 20th anniversary of the International Year of the Family. C-Fam made this statement in view of the panel discussion.

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C-Fam Statement at the 5th session of the U.N. Open-ended Working Group on Aging, New York, 30 July – 1 August 2014

C-Fam submitted this statement during the 5th session of the U.N. Open-ended Working Group on Aging, for the purpose of strengthening the protection of the human rights of older persons, especially their right to life.

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Joint Oral Statement of Family Research Council, C-Fam and the American Association of Pro-Life Obstetricians and Gynecologists at the 47th session of the Commission on Population and Development, New York, 11 April, 2014

C-Fam highlighted the need to make maternal health a priority and focus of UN development activities in the UN’s new post-2015 development agenda, instead of focusing on abortion and fertility reduction, during the 48th session of the Commission on Population and Development.

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C-Fam Statement at the Forum for Civil Society of the intergovernmental process on Strengthening and Enhancing the Effective Functioning of Treaty Bodies, New York, May 22, 2013

C-Fam delivered this statement at the second forum for civil society held in the course of intergovernmental negotiations on the reform of treaty bodies initiated in the General Assembly in 2012 and concluded in 2013 to highlight abuses of treaty bodies that promote abortion and homosexuality, and how UN member states should address such abuses.

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C-Fam Submission on best practices in the application of traditional values while promoting and protecting human rights and upholding human dignity

C-Fam made this submission following a call for contributions of the High Commissioner For Human Rights pursuant to Human Rights Council Resolution 21/3 of 9 October 2012 on requesting a report on best practices in the application of traditional values while promoting and protecting human rights and upholding human dignity.

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C-Fam Statement at the Forum for Civil Society of the intergovernmental process on Strengthening and Enhancing the Effective Functioning of Treaty Bodies, New York, February 26, 2013

C-Fam delivered this statement at the second forum for civil society held in the course of intergovernmental negotiations on the reform of treaty bodies initiated in the General Assembly in 2012 and concluded in 2013 to highlight abuses of treaty bodies that promote abortion and homosexuality, and how UN member states should address such abuses.

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Joint Written Statement of C-Fam and Focus on the Family on best practices in the application of traditional values while promoting and protecting human rights and upholding human dignity

This statement was submitted in view of the adoption of a final report on the application of traditional values while promoting and protecting human rights and upholding human dignity by the Human Rights Council Advisory Committee at its 10th session, February 18 – 22, 2013.

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Joint Submission of C-Fam, Alliance Defense Fund, and Focus on the Family to the Office of the High Commissioner on Human Rights on Treaty Body Reform and Strengthening

This submission was prepared by C-Fam, ADF, and Focus on the Family for the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights and other interested stakeholders to propose that the effort to make the treaty bodies more effective and efficient not overlook the serious matter of their working methods and substantive output.

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Day of General Discussion on the Formulation of a General Comment on “the Right to Sexual Reproductive Health”

UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights United Nations, Geneva Submitted by: Catholic Family & Human Rights Institute (Now Center for Family & Human Rights) Alliance Defense Fund (now…

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