It refuses to support Chinese population practices. By Shannon Roberts The United States said this month that it will not support the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) for the third year in a row. Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo, has determined that “China’s family planning policies still involve the use of coercive abortion and involuntary …Continue reading "The United States says no to UNFPA funding"
By John Stonestreet with Roberto Rivera Last week, as the world focused attention on the Hong Kong protests, a report came out that gruesomely underscored why the protesters felt led to protest. The report, issued by a London-based panel of international and medical experts, was entitled “Forced Organ Harvesting of Prisoners of Conscience in China.” …Continue reading "China and Forced Organ Harvesting: Cruelty on a Massive Scale"
By Women’s Rights Without Frontiers, XINJIANG, CHINA. The Chinese Government, operating under the Two-Child Policy, has forcibly aborted a woman’s third child, according to NPR and Radio Free Europe reports. The woman, an ethnic Kazakh, was a widow with two children, living in the Xinjiang region. She married a Kazakh citizen, living in Kazakhstan, across …Continue reading "China Forcibly Aborts Woman’s Third Child. Forced Abortion Continues Under Two-Child Policy: Government Report"
Young Party members ordered to “lead by example” to achieve a “two-child family regime” By Steven W. Mosher When the Chinese Communist Party implemented a “comprehensive two-child policy” in early 2016, outside observers assumed that it would be voluntary. And why should they not? To all appearances, this was a dramatic relaxation—a doubling, no less–of …Continue reading "China Begins “Mobilizing the Masses” to Reproduce"
Moving to policy to one where every couple is required to have two children By Population Research Institute Beijing is quickly moving beyond a voluntary two-child policy to one where every couple is required to have two children, says PRI President Steven Mosher. “The two-child policy is coming to be referred to as a “comprehensive …Continue reading "China is “Mobilizing the Masses” to Reproduce"
The PRC’s Planned Birth Policy continues its shift towards more births By Jonathan Abbamonte, Population Research Institute After more than 20 years of below replacement fertility, Chinese society is beginning to feel the demographic consequences of the Government’s planned birth policies. The provincial government in Shaanxi, a province in north-central China, has published a report …Continue reading "Chinese Provincial Government Calls for an End to Birth Restrictions"
By Steven W. Mosher Editor’s note. This is adapted from a talk Mr. Mosher gave Thursday evening at NRLC 2018 convention. My introduction to the one-child policy came in a dusty rural clinic in South China in 1980. Hundreds of local women had been arrested in the people’s commune I was living in, charged with …Continue reading "China Discovers the Value of Children—400 Million Lives Later"
By Steven W. Mosher Editor’s note. Mr. Mosher will be speaking at the Thursday night general session June 28 at the 2018 National Right to Life Convention. There is still time to register at the lower price which ends at noon June 26. After that all registration is on site at the convention at the …Continue reading "China May End Two-Child Policy, But What Comes Next May Be Just as Bad"
Found with umbilical cord still attached By Dave Andrusko The story that appears today in the Daily Mail understandably includes the cautionary note, “WARNING: DISTURBING CONTENT.” It is a very disturbing account of an abandoned baby who was found “naked at a rubbish-filled courtyard with her umbilical cord still attached in China.” However there is …Continue reading "Newborn Baby tossed in courtyard miraculously survives"
By Reggie Littlejohn, President, Women’s Rights Without Frontiers. According to a Bloomberg report, anonymous sources have stated that the State Council (China’s Cabinet) has commissioned research on the impact of ending China’s two-child policy, possibly within the next year. “The leadership wants to reduce the pace of aging in China’s population and remove a source …Continue reading "Is China proposing to End Its Two-Child Forced Abortion Policy? Hold off the celebration"
By Michael Cook Writing in the magazine Foreign Policy, a Chinese scientist has a gloomy prediction for bioethicists: “China Will Always Be Bad at Bioethics.” Yangyang Cheng, a postdoctoral research associate at Cornell University, believes that the Chinese state is not fundamentally interested in fostering a culture of respect for human dignity. In this environment, …Continue reading "China not fostering a culture of respect for human dignity"
Government policies + sex-selection abortions multiple impact of cultural preference for boys By Dave Andrusko When the first eight words of a story are “Nothing like this has happened in human history,” it gets your attention. The rest of Simon Denyer’s and Annie Gowen’s first paragraph in their Washington Post story tells you what and …Continue reading "Gigantic imbalance among the sexes in China and India"