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European Prolife Campaign ‘One of Us’ Registered by European Commission

Grégor Puppinck - published on 02/06/13 - updated on 06/07/17

the genetic and sexual health of the population”, in developing countries.

While, “genetic and sexual health of the population” is not meant to include abortion, the European Commission greatly assists organisations such as the International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF) and the Marie Stopes International organisation (MSI). These organisations promote and practice abortions on a large scale, within self-managed establishments.

Between 2005 and 2009, the MSI organisation admitted receiving 15.8 million pounds sterling in public European Commission grants, in its financial reports (over 18 million euro). Between 2007 and 2011, the International Planned Parenthood Federation admitted receiving nearly 6 million euro in grants directly from the European Commission.

Only since 2011, the general budget of the Union formally prohibits financing organisations which support or which are involved in forced abortion or forced sterilisation (practiced particularly in China and India). In its resolution on July 5th 2012, the European Parliament recognised that the EU financed organisations in China actively working in the area of family planning.

The initiative “One of Us” aims to extend this formal prohibition on the financing of all types of abortion, forced or not, in obtaining from the EU a guarantee that it will create a control mechanism for the funds that it gives to NGO’s with the aim of preventing the financing of any organisation involved in abortions.
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