HeForShe: When are we going to get honest about gender issues?

Complete text of remarks by President Barack Obama to the United Nations General Assembly 2014

Rallying the United Nations in defense of Christians

Bhutanese pastor sentenced to prison for accepting funds for ministry activities

Coalition of interfaith charities support UN efforts to investigate atrocities committed by ISIS in Iraq

UN accuses ISIS militants of ‘barbaric’ sexual violence; says humanitarian crisis in Iraq has reached its highest level

Religious leader looks to west for help for Iraqi Christians

UN Committee demands Ireland change constitution to allow wider abortion

Kids should get help to kill themselves, say charities

UN Continues to push for abortion as a “right”

Maternal mortality and abortion advocacy

UN report drops charge that Catholic teaching on abortion is ‘torture’

Allow abortion–or you’re guilty of torture (so says the U.N.)

ADF to Bhutan: Respect religious freedom

Another UN committee plans to question Vatican officials on abuse

Lawyers warn of global push for “gender identity” language | Catholic News Agency

Kazakhstan urged to end mandatory registration of religious communities

UN Human Rights Council adopts resolution on religious freedom

    United Nations: “In a resolution (A/HRC/25/L.19) on freedom of religion or belief, adopted without a vote, the Council condemns all forms of violence, intolerance and discrimination in the name of religion or belief as well as any advocacy of religious hatred that constitutes incitement to discrimination, hostility or violence; also condemns violence and acts of terrorism, which are increasing in number; urges States to ensure that their constitutional and legislative systems provide adequate and effective guarantees of freedom of thought, conscience and religion or belief; to make use of the potential of education for the eradication of prejudices against and stereotypes of individuals on their religion or belief; and requests the Special Rapporteur on freedom of religion or belief to report annually to the Human Rights Council and the General Assembly.”


  • Posted: 03/22/2014
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  • Category: Global: Religious Liberty
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  • Source: www.un.org

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The Catholic Church and human trafficking

UN official: India’s “conversion” laws threaten religious liberty

Clinton at UN: Humanity cannot progress without “reproductive rights”

UN report: North Korea’s Kim Jong-un forced mothers to drown newborn babies

Vatican diplomat testifies before Congress, denounces persecution of Middle East’s Christians | CWN

UN defends report calling on Church to renounce its moral teachings on sexuality

The U.N. assault on the Catholic Church

The U.N.’s war on religious liberty

Elyssa Koren: UN committee attacks Catholic Church

UNESCO report promotes abortion and same-sex narrative

“UN Chief denounces attacks on LGBT people”

Marco Rubio: U.N. overreaches, tramples religious liberty

UN panel: Russia should annul homosexual “propaganda” law

UN denounces Vatican’s views on abortion, contraception, homosexual behavior

Report: China, India Among Nations With Worst Religious Freedom

Report: 8 countries on UN Human Rights Council restrict religious freedom

Abortion is losing at the UN | Austin Ruse at C-FAM

US Official Claims “Collective Understanding” of Pro-Abortion Language at UN

GOP balks at Obama’s human rights nominee

Obama Administration Snubs Catholic Church With Vatican Embassy Downgrade

U.N. Experts Call On Malaysia To Reverse Ban On Catholic Paper Using “Allah” To Refer To God

Vatican Under Fire From UN Committee on the Rights of the Child Print

Less than Half of the World’s Countries Support U.N. Resolution Criticizing Iran’s Human Rights Abuses

Woman Challenges Ireland’s Abortion Ban At UN

China, Russia in running for top UN human rights body

Abortion Advocates Vocally Frustrated at the UN

UN Committee Raises Stakes in International Tussle Over Abortion

    C-FAM: The committee that monitors the UN’s women’s treaty is famous for its extravagant opinions. Nowhere is its commitment to radical policies more explicit than when dealing with abortion. Even as the General Assembly is scrutinizing its work, the CEDAW committee, which monitors the Convention on the Elimination of all Forms of Violence Against Women, is promoting abortion in a controversial new general recommendation on women in situations of conflict.


  • Posted: 11/01/2013
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  • Category: Global: Sanctity of Life
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  • Source: c-fam.org

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UN Freedom Of Religion Official Recommends Controversial Sex Ed

UN Rights Chief Criticizes Maldives’ Top Court

Blame Canada: A Donor State Faces Pressure To Fund Abortions Through Foreign Aid

Sexual Radicalism: Imperial Project, Global Goliath

Latin America leading the way on promoting food as a human right

Graduate Students Scheduled to Attend UN Training Session

West criticizes, China defends human rights record at U.N.

Saudi Arabia Rejects Seat On UN Security Council

Africans Reject Stealth Homosexual Agenda at UN Conference

Paper: Faith Based Organizations at the UN

UN Committee Says France Violated Sikh’s Rights By Demanding Turban Be Removed For Passport Photo

Religion and the UN: Visions of a new world

Eleven Countries Promise to Keep Homosexuality on UN Agenda

UN Abortion Groups Set Sights on African Women

UN Secretary General and IPCC climate report: human impact is ‘unequivocal’

“At UN meeting, countries commit to protect gay rights, combat discrimination”

‘A toxic abuse of religion’: Blair blasts militant groups and says Islam must be put ‘in its proper place’ in politics

Seminar at UN to push for pro-life, pro-family development efforts | B.C. Catholic

    BC Catholic: A U.S. religious liberty group and a Mexican development organization are holding a seminar at the United Nations to advocate the achievement of the Millennium Development Goals in a way that respects human life and the family. “At this crucial time in history when the sanctity of life and the human family are assaulted at every turn, there is an urgent need to address delegates of the United Nation and make them aware of the importance of protecting the dignity and freedom of every human being,” Alan Sears, the president, CEO, and general counsel of Alliance Defending Freedom, said Sept. 18. “Every innocent life deserves to be protected,” he added. [more]


  • Posted: 09/25/2013
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  • Category: ADF in the News
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  • Source: bcc.rcav.org

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UN Worried About Philippines’ Humanitarian Crisis

Development goals must respect life and family, UN told | CNA

Pro-Life Event At UN General Assembly | Turtle Bay and Beyond (UN Web TV)

Lost in Translation: The Failure of the International Reproductive Rights Norm

Human Rights Violations in North Korea are “Large-Scale” and “Shocking”

Seminar at UN to push for pro-life, pro-family development efforts

Child mortality halved since 1990, UN report says

Pro-life NGOs to promote life and family through event at United Nations

Pro-life NGOs to promote life and family through event at United Nations | Live Action News

    Live Action News: Promoting life and family in the nations is the goal of next week’s event sponsored by Alliance Defending Freedom and Incluyendo Mexico. This United Nations Side Event “Life and Family: A Real Approach to the Millennium Development Goals,” seeks to offer information that will help strengthen a focus toward life as the UN strives to reach its Millennium Development Goals . . . Alliance Defending Freedom President, CEO, and General Counsel Alan Sears said: “At this crucial time in history when the sanctity of life and the human family are assaulted at every turn, there is an urgent need to address delegates of the United Nation and make them aware of the importance of protecting the dignity and freedom of every human being.”


  • Posted: 09/13/2013
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  • Category: ADF in the News
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  • Source: liveactionnews.org

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Boulder Colorado to Pass “Nature Rights Law” Giving Flowers a “Right to Life”