China: Baby Girl Flushed Down Toilet, Rescued
BEIJING. A newborn baby girl was discovered flushed down a public toilet in Beijing, according to CNN and the Beijing Times. Beijing police rescued the tiny girl, wedged face down in the toilet pipe, when residents reported the sound of … Continue reading
United Nations: Complaint Concerning Coercive Population Control in China
August 1, 2015 VIA EMAIL email@example.com United Nations Commission on the Status of Women (UNCSW) CSW Communications Procedure Human Rights Section UN Women 220 East 42nd Street, 17th Floor New York, NY 10017 Re: Complaint Concerning Coercive Population Control in … Continue reading
State Department Trafficking Report Blames China’s “Previous” One Child Policy
Last week, the United States Department of State issued its annual Trafficking in Persons (“TIP”) report, ranking China on the Tier 2 Watch List because it is a “source, destination and transit country” for trafficked persons, and because the Chinese … Continue reading
China’s One Child Policy Drives Sexual Slavery — World Day Against Trafficking in Persons
One year ago today, the United Nations established the annual World Day against Trafficking in Persons. In an official statement to commemorate this occasion, UN Women wrote: “To prevent trafficking, we must address its root causes and the factors that … 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.