Foreign Policy Examines Trump Administration’s Efforts To Alter U.N. Language On Sexual Health, Violence Against Women
Foreign Policy: Inside Trump’s Plan to Scale Back U.N. Resolutions on Sexual Health, Violence Against Women
“…New State Department directives, outlined in internal memos obtained by Foreign Policy, show how the Trump administration is instructing U.S. diplomats at the United Nations to push back on U.N. resolutions on women’s issues, outlining so-called red lines on language related to sexual health and sexual harassment. … One of the memos obtained by FP says the United States can no longer use the phrases ‘sexual and reproductive health’ or ‘comprehensive sexuality education,’ saying such terms promote abortions and normalize sexual activity for young people…” (Gramer/Lynch, 10/30).