By Rebecca Oas, Ph.D. September 13, 2018 (C-Fam) – Last week, two UN committees monitoring compliance with human rights treaties issued a joint statement declaring that access to “safe and legal abortion” is not only essential to women’s health, but also a “prerequisite for safeguarding women’s human rights” more generally. The Committee on the Elimination …Continue reading "UN disability committee: Abortion ‘prerequisite’ for ‘safeguarding women’s human rights’"
By Parliamentary Network for Critical Issues The Chamber of Deputies was the scene of a 23 hour debate on abortion which resulted in a close 129-125 vote to legalize abortion on demand for the first 14 weeks of pregnancy. Abortion is currently allowed in case of rape or when the life or health of the …Continue reading "Deputies in Argentina Vote to Legalize Abortion with Help from the UN"
By Dorothy Cummings McLean GENEVA, Switzerland, May 29, 2017 – A 21-year-old woman with Down syndrome gave an impassioned plea to the United Nations in March against the targeted killing of babies with her condition. Charlotte “Charlie” Fien likened the growing genocide of Down’s babies to the Nazi euthanasia programs of the 1930s. “I am …Continue reading "Woman with Down syndrome gives awesome pro-life speech at UN: ‘Please don’t try to kill us all off’"
Posted by the Parliamentary Network for Critical Issues [PNCI] Pro-abortion NGOs [Non-Governmental Organizations] petitioned UN officials to officially mark and designate September 28 as ‘UN International Safe Abortion Day’. September 28 is a date that has been used by pro-abortion activists to protest pro-life laws and stage events promoting abortion since 1990. The Open Letter …Continue reading "Open Letter Requesting ‘UN International Safe Abortion Day’"
Editor’s note. This appeared at the Parliamentary Network for Critical Issues. Pro-abortion NGOs are petitioning UN officials to mark September 28 as International Safe Abortion Day. The day has been used by pro-abortion activists to protest pro-life laws and stage events promoting abortion since 1990 but now the NGOs are seeking official recognition to aid …Continue reading "Pro-abortion Non-Governmental Organizations Request UN to Mark International Safe Abortion Day"
By Stefano Gennarini Abortion groups have found a new champion. His name is Juan Mendez, and he is a UN expert on torture. In his latest report to the UN he goes out of his way to characterize protective abortion laws as a form of torture. Laws against abortion are directly responsible for “prison overcrowding”, …Continue reading "Restricting abortion is a form of torture: UN bureaucrat"
Editor’s note. This comes from our friends at the Parliamentary Network for Critical Issues. The Permanent Mission of the Holy See to the United Nations in New York hosted a panel discussion entitled Best Practices for Maternal Healthcare in Africa during the 60th meeting of the Commission on the Status of Women. The event was …Continue reading "Panel discusses best practices for maternal healthcare in Africa (which does not include abortion)"
By Rai Rojas Editor’s note: This first appeared on Rai’s blog. In a few hours thousands of women representing hundreds of organizations, some which profit directly from abortion, will ask and lobby the United Nations to adopt resolutions that will guarantee abortion as a global human right. They’re going to do this by insisting that …Continue reading "What Women Want"
By Marie Smith The new Secretary General of the Organization of American States (OAS) criticized pro-life laws and policies in Latin America and the Caribbean during remarks at UN Women’s Global Leaders Meeting on Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment: A Commitment to Action. Luis Almagro, former Minister of Foreign Affairs of Uruguay and now OAS …Continue reading "Top OAS Official Seeks to Legalize Abortion in the Americas"
By Rebecca Oas, Ph.D. Ever since reducing maternal mortality was established as one of the UN’s Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), abortion advocacy groups have been working hard to affix their own goals inextricably to the global effort to reduce the incidence of death of mothers in childbirth. As the MDGs near their expiration, some …Continue reading "Maternal Mortality and Abortion Advocacy"
By Rai Rojas Editor’s note. This was posted last night on Rai’s blog at rairojas.com It’s nearly midnight on the penultimate day of this 2-week Commission on the Status of (some) Women and after almost a hundred hours worth of negotiating there are still some 80 paragraphs that have not yet been agreed upon. …Continue reading "New Pattern Of UN Diplomacy – The Chairman’s Text"
By Rai Rojas “The usual first step in political brainwashing is to work on the emotions of an individual or group until they reach an abnormal level of anger and fear.” — Dick Sutphen On April 6, 2006, the New York Times Magazine published a highly fictionalized account of abortion in Latin America sardonically titled Pro-Life Nation. …Continue reading "Graphic Pro-Abortion Propaganda Being Disseminated at UN’s Commission On Women"