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UN International Day of the Girl: ‘Girls are our future’, but only on our terms

Anna Nienhuis | 11 October 2016 | FEATURES |  
tags: abortion, girls, International Day of the Girl Child, United Nations
Why are they more equal if they act more like men?


The UN admits it played a role in introducing cholera to Haiti

Rosa Freedman | 19 August 2016 | FEATURES |  
tags: Haiti, United Nations
Here is how the victims should be compensated.


Unprecedented population reversal

Shannon Roberts | 15 August 2016 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: family size, fertility rates, population decline, United Nations


The fight over abortion in the UN

Elyssa Koren | 11 March 2016 | FEATURES |  
tags: abortions, family policy, United Nations
Parsing the New International Development Agenda


Twenty years of the gender agenda

Dale O'Leary | 21 October 2015 | CONJUGALITY |  
tags: gender theory, United Nations


The Sustainable Development Goals: Infographic

Emil Jeyaratnam and James Whitmore | 02 October 2015 | FEATURES |  
tags: Sustainable Development Goals, United Nations
The UN has approved a development programme for the next 15 years.


On show at Milan Expo: sustenance and sustainability

Vincenzina Santoro | 24 July 2015 | FEATURES |  
tags: food security, sustainable development, United Nations
EXPO 2015 rises to the challenge of feeding the world's people.


From friends of the Court: overseas voices

Michael Cook | 27 April 2015 | CONJUGALITY |  
tags: Brazil, same-sex marriage, South Africa, United Nations, US Supreme Court


You want to maximize happiness? Try the virtues

Alejo Jose G. Sison | 17 March 2015 | FEATURES |  
tags: happiness, United Nations
The United Nations celebrates International Day of Happiness on March 20.


New United Nations population predictions alarm the West

Shannon Roberts | 24 September 2014 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: Africa, consumption, population projections, United Nations


Why the silence on Christian elimination?

Sheila Liaugminas | 01 September 2014 | SHEILA REPORTS |  
tags: Cardinal Donald Wuerl, Christian persecution, humanitarian crisis, Iraqi Christians, Middle East Christians, Pope Francis, United Nations


Feminists vs population controllers

Shannon Roberts | 08 July 2014 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: consumption, feminism, population control, United Nations


A special year for the family - but who knew?

Ignacio Socias | 23 April 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: International Year of the Family 2014, United Nations
The UN wants 2014 to bring greater recognition of the family's role. Someone should tell the New York Times.


Equal but different: what the UN and feminism still don’t get

Caroline Farrow | 06 March 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: motherhood, United Nations, women's rights
Another International Women's Day, another pleasing soundbite about equality.


Vatican attacked again by UN committee

Sheila Liaugminas | 18 February 2014 | SHEILA REPORTS |  
tags: Holy See, secular ideology, UN Commission on the Rights of the Child, UN Permanent Observer, United Nations, Vatican human rights concerns


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