WASHINGTON – The Trump Administration reinstated a policy Monday evening directing United States foreign assistance dollars away from the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) on the basis that its activities in China are complicit with that nation’s coercive population control program, the implementation of which includes forced abortion and involuntary sterilization. United States funding will …Continue reading "Trump administration redirects U.S. funding away from United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA)"
By Dave Andrusko WASHINGTON, D.C. The Trump administration announced Monday it will cut off U.S. funding for the United Nations Population Fund, on the basis that the UNFPA’s activities in China are complicit with that nation’s coercive population control program, the implementation of which includes forced abortion and involuntary sterilization. “I congratulate pro-life President Donald …Continue reading "Trump Administration will defund UNFPA, cites its involvement in China’s coercive population control"
Editor’s note. This appeared on the blog of the Parliamentary Network for Critical Issues. A recently released official review of UNFPA–Evaluation of the UNFPA Support to Family Planning 2008-2013–reveals UNFPA’s work to ensure that the drug Misoprostol is in on the essential medicines list in many countries which the evaluation notes “has revolutionised access to …Continue reading "UNFPA Facilitates Access to Abortion Pills"
By Rep. Chris Smith )R-NJ) Editor’s note. Last week we posted the remarks of Senator Marco Rubio (R-Fl.), Cochairman of the Congressional Executive Commission on China, delivered at a Thursday hearing on “China’s New ‘Two Child Policy’ & the Continuation of Massive Crimes Against Women and Children. Today we are posting the remarks of Rep. …Continue reading "China’s announced “Two-Child Policy” doesn’t change the basic structure of coercive population control"
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 Dave Andrusko If China someday backs significantly away from—or even reverses—its draconian “One-Child Policy,” which is steeped in forced abortion, we will look back at the Twitter-fed social network revolution which publicized coerced abortion of women in the 7th month–and later–as a turning point. Even—and I use the word “even” …Continue reading "“Consistently heaped praise on China’s population control program”"
By Dave Andrusko Yesterday we ran the stirring remarks of Congressman Chris Smith (R-NJ) during a voting session of the Foreign Affairs Committee of the U.S. House of Representatives on H.R. 2059. Authored by Rep. Renee Ellmers (R-NC), this NRLC-backed bill would cut off U.S. funds to the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA). The bill …Continue reading "UNFPA: Active in China’s Coercive Population Control Policies"