Skip to comments.Countries Slam Attempts to Create New “Right” to Sexual Education at UN
Posted on 10/28/2010 1:56:13 PM PDT by topher
Thursday October 28, 2010
Countries Slam Attempts to Create New Right to Sexual Education at UN
By Samantha Singson
New York, October 28, 2010 (C-FAM) - Angry delegates took to the UN floor this week to denounce a report that promotes a new human right to explicit sexual education for young children.
The African and Caribbean blocs led the widespread hostility toward the report by registering their strong rejection and strong disapproval.
The report claims a new human right to sexual education citing non-binding recommendations and other UN reports including the controversial UNESCO guidelines on sexual education and the Yogyakarta Principles. The report's author, Victor Muñoz, argues that States have an obligation to ensure this new right from the early stages of life.
Bucking established procedure, Muñoz submitted his report to the UN without being present to defend his recommendations and analysis.
Muñoz pays lip service to the right of parents to choose their childrens education, which is part of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, but adds this authority may never run counter to the rights of children and adolescents. According to Muñoz, comprehensive sexual education goes beyond simple biological or reproductive information.
Ignoring the ongoing heated debate at the UN over terms dealing with sexual orientation and gender identity, Muñoz insists that sexual education include information on sexual diversity. Muñoz blasts abstinence programs, which he argues normalizes stereotypes and promotes discriminatory images because they are based on heteronormativity.
Muñoz added that denying the existence of lesbian, gay, transsexual, transgender and bisexual population exposes these groups to discrimination.
Though unable to address Muñoz directly, frustrated delegates representing Africa, Latin America, the Caribbean and the Organization of Islamic Countries lined up to denounce the report. They criticized Muñozs single-handed attempt to redefine the human rights system and introduce controversial topics such as sexual orientation, sexuality education and gender identity as universally accepted concepts.
Malawi, on behalf of the African bloc, said there was no universal agreement on the notions of sexual education. Munoz's attempt to create a new right and reinterpret the existing understanding of human rights flouted the code of conduct, Malawi said. The African group expressed alarm at what it called Muñozs selective use of quotes from other UN documents, which do not constitute a truthful reflection of objective facts.
The Caribbean bloc also registered its strong disapproval of this attempt by Muñoz to create a new right within the universally established right to education, far exceeding his mandate. The Caribbean countries charged Muñoz with indulging his personal interests at the expense of delegations and demanded a re-written report that followed the guidelines set by the UN.
While many others - including Russia, South Africa, Morocco, the Arab Group, the Holy See and the United States - also denounced the assertion of a new right to comprehensive sexual education, Switzerland, Norway, Canada, and Argentina were supportive. The European Union fully and wholeheartedly expressed its support for Muñoz and his report.
The General Assembly took no action on the report this week, but it is expected to consider it again in December.
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And it is the Carribean and African countries that saved us from the preverts...
At least there some countries that are not as perverted as Western Countries (European, Canada, United States, etc) to block this.
Being Homosexual is a good thing. Sodomy is a good thing.
Though I do not believe in discrimination against these folks, the concepts of homosexuality and other weird sexual habits does not need to be thrust on 5 year olds...
Looks like they have grown since the late 1990's and early part of the 21st century...
Why are we still in the UN and why is the UN still in the USA?
The UN is infested with child molesters, pedophiles, sodomites, and sexual deviants of every stripe.
They should all have their passports stamped, “Personna non grata”, have their visas revoked, and be escorted to the airport to return to whatever filthy squalid hole they crawled out of.
The UN. Where every day is halloween.
If everything is a “right”, nothing is.
One of my friends works there. Good crew. They need all the help they can get in the Lion’s den!
“And it is the Carribean and African countries that saved us from the preverts...”
I’m sure Muslims had a hand in fighting this as well; they are sometimes on the right side of an issue.
The Sex Positive Agenda marches on.
The UN has been caught in numerous sex scandals including sexual abuse of children, sexual slavery, and rape. This from so called “UN peacekeepers”. Something that the globalist Left ignore when they call out the United States as a nation of war criminals.
“The European Union fully and wholeheartedly expressed its support for Muñoz and his report.”
Why of course they did!!!
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