Marriage and the Family

Family, Dads, and Daughters

At the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW61), C-Fam hosted a panel event on “The family, child well-being, and the protection and empowerment of girls.” W. Bradford Wilcox, Ph.D. Professor of Sociology at the University of Virginia and one of the panelists, spoke of the importance of the family as the foundation for society […]

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Grace Hoffman | March 31, 2017

Marriage and the Family

Prostituição ou escravidão moderna?

Dos dias 13 a 24 de março, aconteceu na sede das Nações Unidas em Nova York a CSW (Comissão do Status da Mulher), que visa discutir temas importantes sobre o papel e os direitos das mulheres ao redor do mundo. Em um dos eventos o tema girava em torno da discussão do tráfico sexual de […]

Aléxia Duarte | March 30, 2017

Abortion

A tentativa de racionalização do aborto eugênico

Esses dias me assustei com a notícia de que na Islândia pessoas com síndrome de down não podem viver. Isso porque a notícia fala que nos últimos cinco anos, todos os bebês com a síndrome são abortados. Logo depois, eu li uma notícia sobre a defesa de um médico britânico de que as mulheres deveriam […]

Aléxia Duarte | March 30, 2017

Catholic Teaching

Descentralización y familia

La revolución tecnológica, al igual que la revolución industrial antes que ella, ha cambiado de manera relevante la forma en que se perciben y se hacen las cosas. En este contexto, mucho se hablado de cambiar de raíz aquello que hemos heredado de quienes nos antecedieron, muchas veces de manera irracional. ¿Qué debemos cambiar y […]

J. Francisco Macías | March 26, 2017

Abortion

Pro-life in Pop Culture: Ed Sheeran’s “Small Bump”

Losing a child through a miscarriage has to be one of the most painful experiences a person could possibly have to endure. I cannot imagine the grief either an expectant mother or father would feel after losing a child who he or she never even got to meet face to face. Ed Sheeran’s popular song […]

Natasha Tax | March 24, 2017

CSW

A Panel on the LGBT Community

Co-written by Sarah Kepins and Grace Hoffman On March 13th 2017, we attended a parallel event for the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW61) titled Lesbian, Bi and Trans: Stop Leaving Us Behind. Parallel events are events that are hosted outside of the official United Nations but are still linked to CSW. This panel […]

Sarah Kepins | March 14, 2017

Abortion

Our First Impressions on CSW61

Co-written by Sarah Kepins and Ruth Rosa   This year we had the privilege of attending the annual Commission on the Status of Women [CSW61] at the United Nations, as C-Fam interns. CSW tries to promote gender equality and empowerment for women. It is important to attend these conferences, as well as the side events, […]

Ruth Rosa | March 14, 2017

CSW

CSW61: Youth Forum 2017

Co-written by Grace Hoffman and Sarah Kepins On March 11-12, 2017, The Youth Forum of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) met for the purpose of allowing the voice of adolescents to be expressed with an emphasis on their diversity. The outcome of the Youth Forum is meant to display unity on issues […]

Grace Hoffman | March 14, 2017

CSW

CSW61: Nordic Ministers Deny Life, Biology, and Gender Realities

Attending a side event at the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW61) as C-Fam’s intern, I listened to a panel for the Nordic Ministers for Gender Equality on March 13, 2017 congratulate themselves on their success and contemplate their next steps to achieve complete gender equality. The panel consisted of Ministers from Denmark, Finland, […]

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Grace Hoffman | March 14, 2017

Abortion

London’s Tube: Building a Pro-Life Culture

When in London for the first time, there are several things that a tourist must do, including visiting the Tower of London, watching the changing of the guards at Buckingham Palace, and riding the tube. This past weekend, I made my first trip to London, and as I was riding the tube, something besides it’s […]

Natasha Tax | March 13, 2017