Littlejohn to U.N. — 20 Years After Beijing, No Progress Ending Forced Abortion in China
The 1995 Beijing Platform calls for an end to violence against women, including “Physical, sexual and psychological violence perpetrated by the State, wherever it occurs.” Paragraph 113(c). Forced abortion constitutes such violence, and yet in the 20 years since the … Continue reading
International Women’s Day a Travesty for Chinese Women and Baby Girls
International Women’s Day will not be celebrated by hundreds of millions of Chinese women who live under the iron fist of the One Child Policy, many of whom have been victims of forced abortion up to the ninth month of … Continue reading
CHINA’S ONE CHILD POLICY CONTINUES TO DESTROY LIVES, DESPITE REPORTS
On January 1, 2014, the Chinese Communist Party tweaked the One Child Policy, allowing couples in which either parent is an only child to have a second child. This minor exception has been widely and wrongfully reported as an “easing” … Continue reading
A Woman on a Mission — Reggie Littlejohn, Founder and President, Women’s Rights without Frontiers
Dear Friend, People often wonder why I left being a litigation attorney to dedicate my life to the women and babies of China. Here is my personal story and journey of faith. This article is republished with permission from Skip … 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.