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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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Never Say “Die”



On July 11th, the United Nations will celebrate its 26th World Population Day. The point of this annual exercise is to raise money to promote abortion, sterilization and contraception among poor and vulnerable women by alarming us about the dangers of global population growth. The problem with this narrative is that, in many regions of the world, the population is declining, not growing. About half the world’s population lives in “low-fertility” countries, where women have …

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The Pill’s Deadly Affair with HIV/AIDS



The U.S. is contributing to the spread of HIV/AIDS among African women by its reckless distribution of hormonal contraceptives of all kinds in so-called “reproductive health” programs. Vol. 12/No. 11 The world’s deadliest killer, HIV/AIDS, and the Birth Control Pill have been carrying on a secret and deadly “love affair” for decades. While women swallowed their “freedom” with the morning orange juice, studies that should have made global headlines yellowed in medical journals, unknown to …

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For the Record…



“A pro-family organization has done extensive research into birthrates around the world and has concluded that if the Western world wants to survive, it better start having more children. The Population Research institute (PRI) says virtually every Western or Westernized nation on the planet is slowly dying off because birthrates have fallen below the 21child-per-woman replacement level. “PRI spokesman Joseph D’Agostino says for the most part, only Muslims have high birthrates. ‘It’s because Christians and …

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Bush vs. Bangkok: Abortion as ‘Reproductive Health’



The U.N. Population Fund’s conferences are generally carefully choreographed. But the run-up to the Fifth Asian and Pacific Population Conference, held in Bangkok in December, was unusually ragged. The UNFPA received its first shock even before the conference began. The Bush administration, acting on the principle that we should call things by their proper names, declared the phrase “reproductive health services” to be nothing more than code language for abortion. Which it is, of course. …

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From the Countries



Family life threatened in Singapore Singapore’s Prime Minister Goh Chok Tong, speaking at a women’s meeting, the PAP Women’s Wing Event, expressed concern with “trends” which “could weaken the family.” These trends, he said, “were growing worse and could have serious implications for the country if left unchecked.” The prime minister is concerned about the rise in the number of single women aged 35 and older as well as the growing number of single men. …

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Global Monitor



Promoting population control through religion The Institute for Development Training (IDT) attempts to bend religious principle to the promotion of population control through “educational” materials. Among the financial contributors to these efforts are Population Action International; United Board for Christian Higher Education in Asia; Frank Weeden Foundation; David and Lucile Packard Foundation; General Board of Global Ministries of the United Methodist Church; Global Mission Ministry Unit of the Presbyterian Church (USA); and the National Council …

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From the Countries



TRAUMATIC IRISH ABORTION CASE The Irish Supreme Court, by a majority of four to one, recently rendered a decision concerning abortion under Article 8 of the Irish Constitution. Article 8 reads: “The State acknowledges the right to life of the unborn and, with due regard to the equal right to life of the mother, guarantees by its laws to respect and, as far as practicable by its laws, to defend that right” (The New York …

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