International Affairs Articles and Op-eds

America’s Leadership in a Tailspin

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Just recently, the Biden Administration announced the U.S. strike on Afghanistan killed civilians among those seven children from the same extended family. The same day France announced the recall of…

Praying for the Body of Christ in Afghanistan

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I want to appeal to you, as the news cycle conveniently shifts from crisis to crisis, sparing bad actors of proper accountability, to remember our brothers and sisters trapped in…

We must stand for Cuba Libre

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We must stand for Cuba Libre. As the world’s model for a truly free nation, America’s silence amid the outcry from the Cuban people is deafening. Cuba’s communist regime has…

CWA International – Mexico City Report

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On July 7, Concerned Women for America Legislative Action Committee (CWALAC), along with International Civic Network (ICN) and Red de Acción Ética y política (RAEP), hosted the "Parliamentarian Action on...

VP Kamala Harris’ Idea of Democracy: Abortion for All

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Last week, Vice President Kamala Harris participated at the Generation Equality Forum (GEF) with a speech focused on the importance of democracy. The Generation Equality Forum is an event convened…

CWA Co-Hosting International Event in Mexico City

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On July 7, Concerned Women for America (CWA) is co-hosting our first international event in Mexico City to support government officials in protecting their national laws. CWA’s Vice President of…

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CWA Latest in Townhall: Biden Administration Masks Abortion Agenda as ‘Gender Equality’

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Concerned Women for America Vice President of International Affairs Neydy Casillas, Esq. highlights the Biden administration’s distorted rhetoric in defending a pro-abortion agenda in her latest Townhall article, “Biden Administration Masks Abortion Agenda…

The UN Wants to Deliver Abortion to People Starving To Death

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In her latest piece in The Federalist, our Vice President of International Affairs, Neydy Casillas, Esq., decries the UN’s support of radical left-leaning policies. Instead of focusing on critical issues…

The Left Is Taking Over International Organizations

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Concerned Women for America Vice President of International Affairs Neydy Casillas, Esq. highlights the increasing leftist shift of internationally recognized organizations in her latest Washington Times article, “The Left is…

Israel and Hamas: The Truth Behind the Attack

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By Neydy Casillas, Esq., Vice President of International Affairs Over the past few days, the extremist Muslims of Hamas have launched a terrorist attack on the people of Israel. The…

Geneva Consensus Aims to Protect the Sanctity of Life

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By Amy Lidell, Intern for Concerned Women for America The fight for life continues as the United States has come together with Brazil, Egypt, Hungary, Indonesia, and Uganda to form…

House Republicans Win Anti-Semitism Vote on Education Bill – 162 Democrats Oppose

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This week House Republicans used their minority status rights to amend legislation before final passage with a measure to combat anti-Semitism in American education. This tool of the minority, called…

Press Release: A Historic Day Advancing New Hope for Middle East Peace 

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 15, 2020  Contact: Stephanie Rivera 954.243.6301, [email protected] A Historic Day Advancing New Hope for Middle East Peace  Washington, D.C.- Today, as Israel and the Arab nations…

Concerned Women for America Cheers Historic Israel-UAE Peace Agreement

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Penny Nance, CEO and President of Concerned Women for America, responds to the President’s announcement of an historic agreement to normalize relations between Israel and United Arab Emirates: “The historic…

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International Community Condemns China’s Violations of Uyghur Human Rights

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By Jaelyn Morgan, Intern for the Department of International Affairs, Concerned Women for America In the face of China’s gross violations against the Uyghur people and other minorities, the United…

U.S. Government Moves to Strip Vulnerable Women and Girls of Asylum Protections

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Media release: AHA Foundation, Concerned Women for America, and Independent Women’s Forum together urge the U.S. government to amend planned changes to asylum rules that would end gender-based asylum. Read…

U.S. Relationship with World Health Organization will be Determined by This Year’s Presidential Election

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Figure 1: Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO) provides Coronavirus updates at the WHO daily press conference on June 7, 2020 By Jaelyn Morgan, Intern…

CWALAC Stands with the U.S. Against Forced Abortion and Sterilization in China’s Religious Minority Populations

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This week the U.S. learned the Communist Chinese Party (CCP) is using forced abortion, forced sterilization, and coercive family planning against the Uyghurs and other minorities in Xinjiang as part…

Defunding World Health Organization is Necessary; Here’s Why

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By Jaelyn Morgan, Intern for the Department of International Affairs, Concerned Women for America Wall Street Journal could not have phrased it any better, “What good is a global health…

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The Truth About Socialism Lesson 1

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  Do you want to understand what socialism is and how it impacts society? Or, how to respond to socialist promises like – Free Stuff! – healthcare and college? This…

U.S. National Intelligence Priority: WHO Director-General’s Ties to Communist China

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CWA’s Vice President of International Affairs, Dr. Shea Garrison, wrote the following op-ed published on CNS News. “In his Senate confirmation hearing last week, Trump’s pick for Director of National…

International Coalition Of Women’s Groups Sign Petition Pushing Olympic Committee To Bar Biological Males From Competing As Females

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CWA’s Vice President of Government Relations Doreen Denny was featured in this Daily Caller article published this week. “A coalition of international women’s groups have signed a petition urging the…

U.N. Report Promotes Abortion, LGBT ‘Rights’ Over Human Rights

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CWA’s Vice President for International Affairs, Dr. Shea Garrison, teamed up with Emilie Kao, director of the DeVos Center for Religion & Civil Society at The Heritage Foundation on an…

From left to right: Dr. Shea Garrison, Concerned Women for America International Affairs; Alfonso Aguilar, Latino Partnership for Conservative Principles and International Human Rights Group; Luis Almagro, Secretary General, Organization of American States; Steven Aden, Americans United for Life; Gualberto Garcia-Jones, International Human Rights Group “On January 28, 2020, international pro-life organizations held a second meeting between and Sec. Almagro to discuss his upcoming reelection in March 2020 and to encourage him to promote the right to life in the American states.”

How Life is Winning in the Americas

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Last week, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo congratulated Luis Almagro on winning reelection to serve as Secretary General of the Organization of the American States (OAS). Secretary Pompeo commended Almagro…

CWA International: This Week in Washington, Support for Israel

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Support for Israel  AIPAC Policy Conference CWA International had the privilege of attending AIPAC’s (American Israel Political Action Committee) Policy Conference this week in Washington, D.C., to learn and celebrate…

“Peace to Prosperity”—Trump’s Israeli-Palestinian Peace Plan: What’s in it and how should I respond?

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CWA has as its seventh core issue Support for Israel. Dr. Shea Garrison, CWA’s Vice President for International Affairs, did an analysis of President Trump’s Middle East Peace to Prosperity…

Something Smells About Bernie’s Self-declared ‘Pro-Israel and Pro-Palestinian’ Platform

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Concerned Women for America’s Vice President of International Affairs, Dr. Shea Garrison wrote the following opinion article published in Town Hall: Senator Bernie Sanders’ accusation of bigotry, aimed at the…

Historic Peace Proposal

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President Trump announced a historic new peace plan for the Israeli-Palestinian conflict on Wednesday. He did this alongside Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu, after meeting with Netanyahu’s political rival for the position of…

CWALAC Applauds President Trump’s efforts to Achieve Middle East Peace

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Washington, D.C. — Today President Trump announced his comprehensive plan “Peace to Prosperity” to secure Israeli and Palestinian peace. In attendance with Prime Minister Netanyahu and General Gantz, the leader…

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CWA LAC’s Actions on Iran and U.S. targeted killing of Soleimani

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Concerned Women for America has been busy these last eight days to keep you updated and your voice heard in the midst of the targeted killing of Qassem Soleimani and…

CWA Responds to the Killing of Iranian General Qassem Suleimani

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A message from CEO and President Penny Nance: Most likely, you have been following the U.S. military action taken against Iranian terrorist Qassem Suleimani but I wanted you to have…

Garrison and Traficant: Anti-Semitism is on the Rise

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Concerned Women for America’s International Affairs team consisting of Dr. Shea Garrison and Ashley Traficant, published an article in The Hill showcasing how Anti-semitism is on the rise throughout the…

On Human Rights Day, We Need to Protect our Young Women and Girls

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Human Rights Day is a yearly celebration to remember the importance and necessity of the protection of unalienable rights. Today we call for the end of violence against women and…

CWA Supports the Trump Administration’s stance on Israeli Settlements

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  CWA Supports the Trump Administration’s stance on Israeli Settlements   Today Secretary of State Mike Pompeo declared that the U.S. agrees with President Reagan’s administration that Israeli settlements are…

Dr. Shea Garrison on One America News Network: Ivanka Trump’s Work to Empower Women

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CWA’s Vice President of International Affairs, Dr. Shea Garrison, appeared on One America News to discuss her recent opinion piece about first daughter, Ivanka Trump, and her qualifications to lead…

Ivanka Trump Is Right about Empowering Women

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CWA’s Vice President for International Affairs, Shea Garrison writes an op-ed featured in National Review examining Ivanka Trump’s initiatives to cultivate women’s full economic potential. “A  recent article in the Los Angeles Times criticizes Advisor…

How China ‘Is Home to the Worst Human Rights Crises of our Time’: It’s Why the US Commission on Unalienable Rights is so Necessary

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CWA’s Dr. Shea Garrison, the organization’s Vice President of International Affairs, writes a new opinion piece featured this week in The Washington Times. “The Trump administration led the fight for human rights at…

CWA Represents Your Voice at the United Nations General Assembly 2019: Religious Freedom, the Value of Family and Life, and Women’s Empowerment

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Last week the 74th meeting of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) met in New York City.  President Trump, Vice President Pence, Secretary of State Pompeo and HHS Secretary Azar…

Dr. Shea Garrison presents on the Role of Women in Society, Economics, Peace, and Security

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Dr. Shea Garrison, CWA’s Vice President of International Affairs, was recently invited to Hungary to present at the Budapest Demographic Summit III, September 5-6. Hosted by the Hungarian government, the…

Women are Vital to Fighting Extremism, Keeping Peace

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CWA’s Dr. Shea Garrison, our Vice President of International Affairs was interviewed on One America News Network about her recent article featured in The Washington Times on Women, Peace, and Security Strategy. Click here to see…

Groups Unite to Support the U.S. Commission on Unalienable Rights

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WASHINGTON, DC – Secretary of State Mike Pompeo recently announced the U.S. Commission on Unalienable Rights to ground U.S. foreign policy on human rights in America’s founding principles of individual dignity…

Groups Unite to Support the U.S. Commission on Unalienable Rights

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WASHINGTON, DC – Concerned Women for America, Family Research Council, The Heritage Foundation, American Values, Independent Women’s Forum, Forum for Religious Freedom-Europe (FOREF), and many more joined together to send…

Promoting Women in Peace Processes

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CWA’s Dr. Shea Garrison, the organization’s Vice President of International Affairs, writes a new opinion piece featured this week in The Washington Times. “There are many issues Democrats and Republicans…

Global Rise of Anti-Semitism

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Europe is facing a resurgence of anti-Semitism less than 75 years after the Holocaust. Tel Aviv University’s Kantor Center for the Study of Contemporary European Jewry cites a 13 percent…

Why doesn’t every persecuted group get a flag at US embassies?

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June is designated LGBT Pride Month, and rainbows are displayed on everywhere from T-shirts to restaurant chains to the Uber app. Even with all the gay pride flags, parades, and…

Anti-Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions (BDS) Language Fails to Pass in the House

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This afternoon an attempt to add anti-BDS (Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions) language to H.R. 1994, a retirement enhancement act, was narrowly defeated in the U.S. House with a vote of 200…