Remembering the War on Women and Girls in China
Today marks the 34th anniversary of the enforcement of China's brutal One-Child Policy, a policy which results in the loss of millions of unborn children and inflicts horrific abuse upon women. ...MORE

IPPF Paying NGOs to Pressure Governments to Include SRHR in Post 2015 Agenda
International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF) is paying national civil society organizations, NGOs, to lobby governments to support inclusion of "sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR)" in the new development agenda under negotiation at the United Nations. ...MORE

U.N. Debate: Should Abortion Be Included in "The World We Want Beyond 2015?"
Great debate is taking place at the United Nations over inclusion of "reproductive rights"--interpreted to include access to abortion--in the new set of priorities for the world which is set to take effect on January 1, 2016 after the current eight Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) expire in 2015. ...MORE

Ireland Pressured by the HRC to Expand Access to Abortion
Ireland appeared before the Human Rights Committee (HRC) to present its fourth periodic report on compliance with the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights and was pressured to expand access to abortion, despite silence of the treaty on the issue, and despite the fact that Ireland recently legalized abortion for life of the mother and threat of suicide exceptions. Some members of the HRC recommended that Ireland allow increased access to abortion. ...MORE

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