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Human Rights Abuses Chart

Australia Year Type of Abuse Estimated Number Sex Targeted Reference early 1990s use of still experimental contraceptives 30 women “From the Countries” Jan/Feb 92 V. 2 N. 1 p. 11. 2004 Underage teens put on Implanon without parental knowledge women “From the Countries” Mar/Apr 04 V. 14 N. 2 p. 14. 1992-1998 Illegal sterilizations of girls with disabilities over 1000 women “From the Countries” Jan/Feb 98 V. 8 N. 1 p. 14. Austria Year Type …

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Immigrants Flood Into Europe

“It doesn’t matter if we Spaniards do not have enough children, as long as foreign migrants come to Spain and have kids here,” the head of a major conservative Spanish think tank said to me a couple of years ago. I had suggested to him that the center-right Partido Popular—now the governing party in Spain—promote pro-natal policies. But can immigration really make up for Spain’s growing birth deficit? Since 2011, when we had our conversation, …

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Europe as We Know It is Dying

It’s happened before. Writing a century and a half before the birth of Christ, the Greek historian Polybius observed “nowadays all over Greece such a diminution in natality and in general manner such depopulation that the towns are deserted and the fields lie fallow. Although this country has not been ravaged by wars or epidemics, the cause of the harm is evident: by avarice or cowardice the people, if they marry, will not bring up …

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From the Countries

32 Million Extra Men Spells Demographic Trouble for China With far more men than women, China’s sex imbalance has already reached epic proportions. But a new study published in the British Medical Journal (BMJ) suggests that the problem is only going to get worse. The study, conducted by researchers Wei Xing Zhu, Li Lu, and Therese Hesketh, and published on April 10th, confirmed that men outnumbered women for all age groups. They write, “In 2005 …

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For the Record

Mosher played an important role in exposing the abuses associated with China’s “one-child” policy. In his latest book he tells us that China does not have a monopoly on population control-driven fanaticism and even cruelty … … What Mosher calls “costs” were not limited to overt human-rights abuses. Around the world, money that should have gone to primary health care was diverted to population-control programs: African doctors report facilities filled with condoms and contraceptives while …

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The Council of Europe Presses Member States to Lift All Restrictions on Abortion

  05 May 2008     Vol. 10 / No. 18 The Council of Europe Presses Member States to Lift All Restrictions on Abortion A resolution approved by the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe is demanding that its 47 member states “legalize abortion if they have not done so.” Although legally non-binding, the resolution not only effectively endorses the “right” to kill the unborn, it puts pressure on nations to lift any and all restrictions …

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Global Monitor: Speculation on the Future of World Population

It is easy to understand the confusion of many concerning whether the world is overpopulated or under populated when one reads a news report on the increasing number of Sub-Saharan Africans followed by an article on the alarming lack of people in Russia or Eastern Europe. This confusion is due in part to the difference in population developments worldwide. A recently updated study by the Austrian-based International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA) tries to …

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Global Monitor

China Aborts Christian Babies Baby killing has changed little in China since 1979 when the notorious one-child family policy was enacted. Christian ministers working in China’s Guangxi Province recently reported to the China Aid Association, Inc (CAA) that a massive forced abortion campaign is presently being carried out in the area. According to eyewitness reports, more than 40 pregnant women were rounded up and forcefully moved to the Youjiang District People’s Hospital of Baise City …

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