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Causes of Death Worldwide for Women and Girls
2004 WHO Report (from 2002 WHO Statistics)


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Letter to Congress to Vote No on the “Minibus Legislation to Prevent Tax Subsidies for Abortion-Promoting Groups Overseas -- January 1, 2019

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UN Commission on Population & Development Continues to Push for Abortion Worldwide - April 16, 2014


UN Commission on the Status of Women Fails Women of the World Again - March 22, 2013


Pro-life Member States and NGOs Hold Back Pro-Abortion Onslaught at United Nations - March 20, 2013


United States and European Union obstruct movement on Annual Commission on the Status of Women - March 12, 2013


Right-to-Life Forces Win Major Victory During Rio + 20 - June 20, 2012


Better Medical Care, Not Abortion, Will Reduce World Maternal Mortality - June 2009


Most Perilous Provisions Removed from Commission on Population and Development Document - June 2009


Compilation and Analysis: CEDAW Committee Rulings Pressuring 76 Party Nations to Legalize Abortoin, 1995-2009 by Thomas W. Jacobson [PDF] - April 11, 2009


List of 76 nations pressured by U.N. CEDAW Committee to legalize or increase access to abortion - April 11, 2009


The Hague Forum - Intervention by Jeanne E. Head, R.N. - February 11, 2009


UN General Assembly Approves Disability Convention - December 13, 2006


U.N. General Assembly Adopts Declaration urging Ban on All Forms of Human Cloning - March 8, 2005


UN General Assembly Declaration on Human Cloning [PDF] - March 23, 2005