Media Outlets Continue Coverage Of U.S. Efforts To Remove Reproductive Health Language From U.N. Resolutions
Associated Press: U.S. defeated trying to rid references to reproductive health
“The United States has faced overwhelming defeat in two attempts to eliminate references to ‘sexual and reproductive health’ from U.N. General Assembly resolutions on preventing violence and sexual harassment of women and girls and on child, early, and forced marriage…” (12/17).
VICE News: The U.S. tried to take language on reproductive health out of a U.N. resolution to prevent violence against women
“The United States just became the only country in the United Nations to vote against language in a resolution that aims to stop violence against women and girls. Why? Two paragraphs used the terms ‘sexual and reproductive health’…” (Sherman, 12/18).