By Dave Andrusko A court in Secunda, South Africa, has postponed until October 29 the trial of four people accused of allegedly kidnapping an eight-month pregnant woman and performing an abortion on her last July. The Ridgetimes offered no further details of a horrific case that includes the woman’s aunt among the accused. One of the …Continue reading "Four stand accused of kidnapping, murder, and attempted murder in forced abortion of 8-month pregnant woman"
By Dave Andrusko A young Pakistani woman is back safely in Rome after being conned into returning to her native Pakistan and being forced to have an abortion against her will, according to a tweet sent out today by Foreign Minister Angelino Alfano. The Associated Press reported The case of a 19-year-old woman, identified as …Continue reading "Pakistani woman, victim of forced abortion, returns safely to Italy"
By Women’s Rights Without Frontiers The Congressional Executive Commission on China has released its 2017 Report, which contains documentation of continued forced abortion under China’s Two-Child Policy. In addition, the sex ratio at birth reported by the Chinese government indicates that the selective abortion of baby girls continues under the new policy. “When the Chinese …Continue reading "China: Forced abortion, sex-selective abortion of girls still practiced under two child policy, according to 2017 government report"
By Women’s Rights Without Frontiers WASHINGTON, D.C. China’s coercive population control policy turns 37 today. The news media touted the Two Child Policy as having “abandoned,” “ended” or “ditched” the One Child Policy. However, forced abortion, involuntary sterilization, the monitoring of women’s menstrual cycles, and the sex-selective abortion of baby girls continue. Over the summer, …Continue reading "Chinese woman dies after husband pressures her to abort four girls in a year"
“The real culprit here is the two-child policy,” says PRI President Steven Mosher By Jonathan Abbamonte A woman from Anhui province in eastern China has died after her husband forced her to undergo four sex-selective abortions in a single year, according to reports from the Daily Mail, the South China Morning Post, and Huanqiu.com. The …Continue reading "Chinese Mother Dies after Husband Demands a Son, Forces Her to Have Four Abortions"
And remembering millions of little girls “missing” around the world By Karen Cross, National Right to Life Political Director It was impossible not to shed tears as Yue Zhang shared the trauma of being forced to abort her baby – six months into the pregnancy – a child she wanted and loved. At an event …Continue reading "On International Women’s Day Remembering the Women in China Forced to Abort"
Editor’s note. This is excerpted from a post from Women’s Rights Without Frontiers. The full post can be read here. WASHINGTON, D.C. March 8, 2017– March 8 is International Women’s Day. Women’s Rights Without Frontiers presents the heart-wrenching testimony of Yue Zhang, who suffered a late-term forced abortion under China’s One Child Policy in 2013, …Continue reading "Chinese late term forced abortion victim speaks out on International Women’s Day"
By Steve Mosher, President, Population Research Institute During the final presidential debate, Hillary Clinton said: “I’ve been to countries where governments either forced women to have abortions like they used to do in China or forced women to bear children like they used to do in Romania.” Fact-check: False Contrary to Clinton’s claim that forced …Continue reading "Fact-Check: No, Hillary,China has not stopped doing forced abortions"
NEW YORK– On September 25, China’s One Child Policy turned 36. Reggie Littlejohn, President of Women’s Rights Without Frontiers, explained, “The One Child Policy has been responsible for hundreds of millions of forced abortions and sterilizations and untold human suffering. “ While posturing as a champion of choice, International Planned Parenthood has been working hand …Continue reading "36th anniversary of China’s One (now Two) Child Policy calls for investigation of International Planned Parenthood"
By Women’s Rights Without Frontiers Another courageous article from Shanghai online news portal Sixth Tone describes the continued desperation of re-married women in Guangdong. Six months pregnant, Anxiang and her husband were forced to choose between aborting her pregnancy or losing their government jobs, because they had violated China’s new Two-Child Policy. They had thought …Continue reading "Forced abortion at 6 months in China. Pregnant women told they “deliberately broke the law”"
By Women’s Rights Without Frontiers “China abandons the One-Child Policy.” This is how the Chinese government announced its move to the Two-Child Policy, giving the misleading impression that all coercive population control had ceased. A close analysis of several reports coming out of China, however, demonstrates that Chinese government sources themselves inadvertently have admitted that …Continue reading "Chinese government sources admit forced abortion continues under two-child policy"
By Reggie Littlejohn, President, Women’s Rights Without Frontiers Forced abortion, sterilization and other abuses were still commonly used to enforce China’s population control policy through 2015, the U.S. State Department has confirmed. In addition, the number of abortions in China appears to be a staggering 10 million higher than the commonly quoted figure of 13 …Continue reading "China aborts 23 (not 13) million per year, forced abortion, sterilization and femal infanticide contine"