UN Policies

How pro-lifers scored a ‘remarkable’ victory at UN meeting on ‘population and development’

By Claire Chretien May 14, 2018 (LifeSiteNews) – Pro-life and pro-family advocates have scored big victories at the United Nations (UN) recently, the president of the Center for Family and Human Rights (CFAM) told LifeSiteNews in a new interview. One of the biggest victories of all was that... read more

Human Rights Groups Thank U.S. for Rolling Back Abortion in Impending Report

By Austin Ruse | March 8, 2018 WASHINGTON DC, March 9 (C-Fam) A coalition of 197 groups from around the world have sent a letter to U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson thanking him for expected changes in the annual State Department report on human rights. The letter thanks Tillerson... read more

UNICEF Consultant Sexually Assaulted Boy for Years

By Stefano Gennarini, J.D. | February 23, 2018 NEW YORK, February 23 (C-Fam) Longtime UN consultant for children’s rights Peter Newell was convicted of sexually assaulting and sodomizing a child over the course of three years beginning in 1965. He was jailed last week and is serving a six-year... read more

A Global LGBT Reality Check

By Stefano Gennarini, J.D. | January 26, 2018 A couple of recent news items reinforce the perception of a backlash against the LGBT agenda. Even in the U.S. and Europe it seems support for the homosexual and transgender agenda is waning. At the very least there are signs that contestation of the... read more

Even Trump’s critics have to admit the Mexico City Policy is making an impact

By Rebecca Oas, Ph.D., Center for Family and Human Rights WASHINGTON, D.C., February 1, 2018 (C-Fam) — Some of President Donald J. Trump’s harshest critics admit that his reinstatement and expansion of the pro-life Mexico City Policy has been highly effective in advancing the United... read more

Africans Put Parental Rights Back in UN Sex Ed Policy

By Stefano Gennarini, J.D. | November 22, 2017 NEW YORK, November 24 (C-Fam) Parental authority made a comeback in three UN resolutions about children this week, something thought impossible just a year ago. There were audible gasps from the floor of the UN conference room on Monday morning... read more

Dangerous Abortion Drug Pulled in France Still Pushed on Global South

By Rebecca Oas, Ph.D. and Susan Yoshihara, Ph.D. | November 16, 2017 WASHINGTON, D.C., November 17, (C-Fam) France announced its intention to withdraw the drug Cytotec from its market by March 2018 after reports of hemorrhaging, ruptured uteruses, and birth defects from off-label use for labor... read more

Message of the Holy Father to the President of the 23rd Session of the Conference of States Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change

The following is the Message sent by the Holy Father Francis to H.E. Mr. Frank Bainimarama, Prime Minister of the Fij Islands, President of the 23rd Session of the Conference of States Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP-23), taking place in Bonn from 6 to 17... read more

Trump Blocks International Support for Abortion Groups at G7 Meeting

By Stefano Gennarini, J.D.  | November 9, 2017 NEW YORK, November 10 (C-Fam) The Trump administration is blocking political and financial support for abortion groups in the highest echelons of international diplomacy, including the most recent G7 and G20 meetings. Health ministers from the... read more

Population control is a ‘false solution’ to world hunger, Pope tells UN

by Associated Press,  17 Oct 2017 Instead, he said countries should cooperate based on love, fraternity and solidarity Pope Francis demanded Monday that world governments collectively commit to end rising world hunger by resolving the conflicts and climate change-related disasters that force... read more


The New Tower of Babel By John Martin, September 2017 The advertising brotherhood might disagree, but the slickest selling job on record wasn’t “A Diamond Is Forever” or any other masterstroke of Madison Avenue sloganeering. It was the Serpent’s clever little pitch in the Garden of... read more