Allegedly, the United Nations pushed abortions and sterilization kits on girls rescued from Boko Haram.
Life Site News reported: “UN’s attempts to push abortion on Boko Haram victims is ‘geared toward depopulation’.”
The United Nations is currently locked in a war of words about whether it is promoting abortion to young African women abused and impregnated by the Islamic extremists, with the nation’s Christian leaders saying the UN is trying to depopulate the largely Christian country.
More than 1,000 young Nigerian girls were kidnapped by the Islamic terrorist group Boko Haram during one campaign this spring, and they were sold to ISIS troops for forced marriages or simply for use as sexual slaves. The Obama administration responded by having First Lady Michelle Obama launch the “#bringbackourgirls” Twitter campaign.
Earlier in May, the Nigerian army rescued 687 kidnapped women and girls. About 214 are visibly pregnant, carrying the babies of their abusers.
“Boko Haram insurgents deliberately raped women with the intention of getting them pregnant, so they would give birth to future insurgents as successors of their violent struggles,” Isa Gusau, spokesman for Borno State Governor Kashim Shettima, told ChristianNews.net. “The sect leaders…even pray before mating, offering supplications for [Allah] to make the products of what they are about doing become children who will inherit their ideology.”
Now, the United Nations is accused of pressuring those pregnant women to kill their babies, and sending “reproductive health kits” to displacement camps in the nation. The Foundation for African Heritage, a coalition of non-governmental organizations in Nigeria, has accused the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) of pushing abortion on the women and girls raped by Boko Haram terrorists.
Also, the Project for Human Development (PHD) Director-General Jerry Okwuosa confirmed to AllAfrica.com that “reports reaching us are that the UNFPA is offering the visibly pregnant Chibok girls abortion and sterilizing for the rest.”
I’m not completely surprised that the United Nations “care” would include abortion for the young women. After all, people are often unwilling to prohibit abortion in cases of rape. However, the only reason to be opposed to abortion is because it is, by definition, a homicide. While it is unjust that a woman has to carry a baby to term when she did not choose to have sex, the source of the injustice, in this case, are the Boko Haram criminals. No one who opposes abortion wants to force anything on these young women. They simply want to not murder human beings.
What surprises me more is the report of “sterilization services” being offered to the girls. How does that make any sense? Why would girls who have been rescued from slavery want, once they have been freed, to make sure they would die childless? And why would it be appropriate to offer that service at a time when they have been traumatized?
According to Jerry Okwuosa, of the Project for Human Development, “The UNFPA’s abortion and sterilization services are geared towards depopulation.”
If the story is at all accurate, depopulation does seem to be the agenda. Whether they are flouting Nigerian laws against abortion, there is no question that the UNFPA is one of the leading promoters of abortion on the planet.
It should be considered criminal to pressure recently rescued girls to get sterilized.