Hong Kong: WRWF’s Reggie Littlejohn Presents at Amnesty International’s Premiere of “It’s a Girl” Documentary
Hong Kong. Women’s Rights Without Frontiers’ President Reggie Littlejohn was a featured speaker in Amnesty International’s film series against gender violence. Littlejohn, an internationally-recognized expert and opponent of China’s One-Child Policy, presented after the Hong Kong premiere of It’s A … Continue reading
China Backtracks: “Birth Policy Changes Are No Big Deal”
Under the misleading headline, “China to Ease One-Child Policy,” Xinhua News Agency reported last Friday that China will now lift the ban on a second child, if either parent is an only child. Similarly, last Friday the mainstream media ran … Continue reading
Do not believe reports that China will “ease” its One Child Policy
Under the misleading headline, “China to Ease One-Child Policy,” Xinhua reports that China will now lift the ban on a second child, if either parent is an only child. This minor reform will not “ease” the One Child Policy. It … Continue reading
China has no business on the U.N. Human Rights Council
It is a travesty that China has returned to a seat at the U.N. Human Rights Council, which is “responsible for the promotion and protection of all human rights around the globe.” In the words of U.N. Secretary General Ban … Continue reading
What is happening to women and girls in China?
China’s population control program, called the “One Child Policy,” is enforced through coercive measures including forced abortion and forced sterilization.
Since the majority of those aborted are female, the One Child Policy has created gender imbalance that is a powerful, driving force behind sexual slavery in Asia.
Pro-Choice and Pro-Life Activists Agree: Forced Abortion Is Not a Choice.
On April 22, 2009, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton condemned forced abortion and forced sterilization in China. During a Congressional Hearing before the House Foreign Affairs Committee, she stated that these practices are "absolutely unacceptable" and "an egregious interference with women's rights."
Women should not be treated this way. This is not a political issue. Women’s rights are human rights.
Learn more about this issue. In addition to sexual slavery, China’s One Child Policy also gives rise to a host of other human rights abuses, such as “gendercide,” female suicide, stolen, “illegal” and “forsaken” children, rioting and violence, ruined health because of botched forced abortions and involuntary sterilizations, an aging population, and oppression of the Tibetan and Uyghur peoples.