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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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Honduran Lawmakers Resist Pressure from UN, Abortion Activists to Legalize Abortion



Last week, Honduran lawmakers resisted significant pressure from the United Nations, the European Union, and pro-abortion nongovernmental organizations to legalize abortion. A proposal seeking to legalize abortion in cases of rape, fetal disability, and risks to life of the mother was initiated by foreign independent advisors from Spain contracted by the Honduran government to help lawmakers revise the nation’s Penal Code. The proposal came as the Honduran National Congress undertakes the first major comprehensive revision …

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Corrupted by Population Control? The Case of CARE



Should Catholics and other Christians be Supporting an Organization Whose Policies, if not its Programs, are Indistinguishable from those of Planned Parenthood?

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News from Latin America: UN official says failure to prevent spread of AIDS is fault of Catholic Church, PRI director responds



An official with the United Nations HIV/AIDS program has blamed the Catholic Church for nor stopping the spread of AIDS in Central America, and dismissed the success of campaigns that promote abstinence. These statements are an attempt to hide the multi-million dollar failure of the United Nations to prevent the spread of AIDS. Blaming the Catholic Church is also a very useful tool to try to silence bishops, clergy and Catholic laymen who speak out …

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Project Stop Abortion: PRI Launches Major Offensive in Latin America



The recent ruling by the Colombian Constitutional Court, which effectively legalized abortion in that country, signaled to us at PRI that it was time to expand our efforts in Latin America. Until that ruling, solidly Catholic Latin America had been nearly abortion-free. The only exceptions were Cuba and Puerto Rico, and in neither case did it reflect the will of the people. Fidel Castro imposed abortion on his dirt-poor “socialist paradise” (whose low birthrate and …

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From the Countries



Shave, haircut condom, vasectomy …? The Dominican Republic Family Planning Association (Adoplafam), in cooperation with the U.N. Population Fund, began a project in 1991 to increase men’s awareness of responsible fatherhood and sexually transmitted diseases, including AIDS. Adoplafam trained 140 barbers to serve as resource persons. The barbers received specially prepared materials on family planning. vasectomy, STDs and AIDS, and their barbershops have become condom distribution and information centers for their customers. The barbershops also …

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From the Countries



CANADIAN PROLIFERS IN CHARGE “The superb political machine of the prolifers kicks into gear with letters, phone calls and visits. Come time for the hospital annual meeting, there are hundreds of new members — and another hospital joins the list of hospitals refusing to do abortions.” It is a familiar pattern in the suburbs of Vancouver, in Vernon in the B.C. Oknagan Valley, in Dauphin, Man., and dozens of other communities across Canada. “We thought …

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