Having failed to win in negotiated documents for more than 20 years, abortion advocates are turning to the World Health Organization to advance their cause. The Guttmacher Institute is unveiling a series of papers outlining an aggressive agenda to advance « sexual and reproductive health and rights » which unambiguously includes abortion. Rebecca Oas, Ph.D. reports.
Other abortion advocates are trying to advance their cause by getting abortion included in « humanitarian assistance. » This is happening at the Economic and Social Council. Stefano Gennarini, J.D. reports.
Lancet, Guttmacher Publish Abortion-Centered Wish List Ahead of World Health Assembly
by Rebecca Oas, Ph.D.
WASHINGTON, D.C., May 11 (C-Fam) Advocates for abortion and “sexual rights” have worked for decades to advance their agenda at international institutions, but have never won global consensus. This week they launched a series of papers in hopes of influencing the upcoming World Health Organization’s governing body, the World Health Assembly, which meets later this month in Geneva and sets forth the WHO’s agenda. Read more >>
The Final Frontier for Abortion Rights?
by Stefano Gennarini, J.D.
NEW YORK, May 11 (C-Fam) The UN Economic and Social Council is discussing whether abortion should be part of humanitarian efforts at UN headquarters as negotiations on an annual agreement on humanitarian responses began this week. Read more