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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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New PRI Study Shows Depo-Provera Increases Risk of HIV Infection



A new peer-reviewed study,1 conducted in collaboration with the Population Research Institute (PRI), shows that women who use Depo-Provera are significantly more likely to acquire HIV. Due to funding from organizations like the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and agencies like the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), Depo-Provera is the most widely used form of birth control by women in Sub-Saharan Africa where HIV prevalence remains high. The study found that Depo-Provera and other DMPA …

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Aids in Africa



Aids in Africa For the first time since the Black Death in the Middle Ages, a disease is sending whole nations into absolute demographic decline. The disease is AIDS, and the continent affected is not Europe but Africa. The magnitude of the devastation that AIDS is wreaking in Africa comes through in a newly published Census Bureau study entitled AIDS Pandemic in the 21st Century, by Karen Stanecki of the Bureau’s Population Division. Speaking at …

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Teen Mom: Problem or Symptom?



Abortion advocates say condoms will cure teen pregnancy, but a leading gynecologist argues they ignore the root cause. Vol. 12/No. 10 “Every minute a woman dies from maternal causes,” proclaimed Dr. Yves Bergevin of the UNFPA, as he took the podium on the opening day of the United Nations 2010 Commission on the Status of Women.   “Rigid, moralistic abstinence-only programs of the type promoted under previous federal policy … are a failed experiment,”1 the …

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Part 4: Out of Africa: The Case of Nigeria



Note: The following is excerpted from Steven Mosher’s book, Population Control—Real Costs, Illusory Benefits. The combination of bribes, threats, and blandishments used to induce governments in the developing world to address their “population problem,” or at least to allow foreign-funded groups to operate freely within their borders for the same purpose, defies simple description or generalization. In some cases the population control proposals are relatively straightforward, as in 2000 when the UNFPA offered the government …

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From the Countries



An Aging Canada Statistics Canada recently released data showing Canada had the strongest employment growth of any of the GY-7 industrial countries between 2001 and 2006 with a rate of 1.7 percent, significantly above second-place Italy at 1.2 percent. As a result, the Canadian unemployment rate sits at 5.8 percent, the lowest level in modern times. But the bad news is that the Canadian work-force is quickly aging. The median age of-all Canadians has passed …

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HIV/AIDS: Western Failure and Ugandan Success



That Sub-Saharan Africa lies in the grip of a vast AIDS epidemic is no secret to anyone. According to statistics published in 2006 by UNAIDS (the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS), an estimated 24.5 million people in the region were HIV-positive by the end or 2005, with 2.7 million contracting the virus in that year alone. Western Help Harmful Desperate to stop the spread of this disease, which is well on its way to …

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HIV/AIDS: Western Failure and Ugandan Success



17 September 2007     Vol. 9 / No. 34 Dear Colleague, Bishop Hugh Slattery of the South African Diocese of Tzaneen recently commissioned two beautifully done documentaries which he shared with PRI. Together, they tell how the Catholic Church in Uganda and South Africa are successfully fighting the AIDS epidemic and dealing with its social consequences. But those who promote the life-saving message of abstinence and marital fidelity are being ridiculed and mocked by degenerate population …

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