Has the United Nations turned its back on population pessimism? 

Paul Ehrlich’s theory about the “population bomb” is going the way of the Dodo  By Peter Jacobsen  July marked the passing of the 34th annual World Population Day. You likely didn’t see much news about it, which itself is a bit surprising if you know the history of the “holiday.” When World Population Day started, …

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U.S. Makes First Contribution to UN Distributor of Abortion Supplies

By Rebecca Oas, Ph.D. WASHINGTON, DC, November 5 (C-Fam) On Monday, the U.S. State Department announced an inaugural $5 million contribution to UNFPA Supplies, the flagship thematic fund of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA). UNFPA Supplies uses donor contributions to purchase and distribute maternal health supplies, which includes abortion-inducing drugs and devices. Deputy Secretary of State Wendy …

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UN “Experts” Show Pro-Abortion Activist Allegiance

By Parliamentary Network for Critical Issues A UN group of so-called experts used their UN positions to issued two radical pro-abortion statements. In the first statement—United States: UN experts denounce further attacks against right to safe abortion and Supreme Court complicity— they denounced Texas Senate Bill 8 prohibiting abortion after a heartbeat is detected. They …

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Biden Administration announces U.S. withdrawal from Pro-Life Declaration in letter to UN ambassadors

By Lisa Correnti   (C-FAM) —  The Biden administration sent a letter to UN ambassadors announcing U.S. withdrawal from an historic pro-life declaration initiated by the Trump administration and co-sponsored by countries representing regions all over the world. In the letter obtained by the Friday Fax, the Biden administration said it “has the honor to …

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President Trump Files UN Declaration Saying “There is No International Right to Abortion”

By Stefano Gennarini, J.D.    The U.S. government has officially filed a pro-life declaration with the UN Secretary General. Joined by 34 other countries, the document enshrines the Trump administration’s pro-life diplomacy on the official record of the General Assembly. “The United States strongly supports the dignity of all human beings and protecting life from …

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November 20 is World Children’s Day: Let’s cherish and protect every single child

By MCCL Global Outreach  The United Nations recognizes today, November 20, as World Children’s Day—”a day to reimagine a better future for every child.” It’s the anniversary of the Declaration of the Rights of the Child (adopted in 1959) and the Convention of the Rights of the Child (adopted in 1989), landmark human rights documents …

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Trump administration demands UN make ‘course-correction’ on abortion

An official explained that ‘the term ‘sexual and reproductive health’ and its derivatives have become shorthand for abortion within the UN.’ By Stefano Gennarini, J.D. NEW YORK, October 30, 2020 (C-Fam) — The Acting Administrator of the U.S. Agency for International Development, John Barsa, has sent a scathing letter to the UN Secretary General for …

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UN Agencies Pressure Malawi to Liberalize Abortion Laws

By Rebecca Oas, Ph.D.  WASHINGTON, D.C. –Legislators in Malawi are facing heavy pressure to liberalize the country’s abortion laws during the current parliamentary session.  Religious leaders are calling for the proposed Termination of Pregnancy Bill to be shelved.  Meanwhile, organizations with international funding sources, as well as UN entities, are coordinating to ensure the bill …

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U.S. Ambassador Andrew Bremberg Lambasts UN Experts Who Promote Abortion

By Stefano Gennarini, J.D.   NEW YORK, August 28 (C-Fam) The U.S. Ambassador to Geneva, Andrew Bremberg, sent a blistering letter to UN human rights experts because of their abortion advocacy. The UN experts criticized U.S. States who did not label abortion as “essential” during the COVID-19 pandemic. “This is a perversion of the human rights …

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UN orgs’ abortion advocacy renews Trump admin interest in defunding

Funding for foreign aid cannot be used to lobby for or against abortion, according to U.S. law. Yet many organizations break the rules. By C-Fam NEW YORK — Funding for foreign aid cannot be used to lobby for or against abortion, according to U.S. law. There is growing interest among U.S. lawmakers in enforcing that standard against …

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US Tells UN Secretary General to Focus on Life-saving, not Abortion

By Marie Smith, Parliamentary Network for Critical Issues The acting administrator for the US Agency for International Development (USAID), John Barsa, sent a strong message to United Nations Secretary General António Guterres (SG) letting him know that the United States stands with nations that have pledged to protect the unborn.  In the letter, Barsa expressed the Trump …

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UN Promotes Abortion as a Human Right during COVID-19

By Marie Smith, Parliamentary Network for Critical Issues UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres released a policy brief COVID-19 and Human Rights: We are all in this together which includes the concern about what is described as “limited access to sexual and reproductive health and rights”. The brief includes recommending actions to “mitigate the impact of the crisis …

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