Mosher, Steven
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Steven Mosher has served as director of the Asian Studies Center at the Claremont Institute in Southern California, and as member of the U.S. Commission on Broadcasting to the People's Republic of China. His is the author of the well and widely-reviewed Broken Earth: The Rural Chinese; Journey to the Forbidden China, and A Mother's Ordeal: One Woman's Fight Against China's One Child Policy. His articles have appeared in Reader's Digest, The Wall Street Journal, and other major magazines and newspapers. He has appeared on 60 Minutes, The Today Show, Firing Line and The Merv Griffin Show. He lectures extensively in the United States and abroad. He also became executive director of the Population Research Institute that carries out research on population, development and environmental issues in the sciences, the professions and in areas of public policy.

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Why Won't Michelle Obama Defend Chinese Women?

When Michelle Obama arrives in Beijing today with her two daughters, Sasha and Malia, she will be the envy of Chinese women. She has what almost none of them have. Not only does she have two children - most urban Chinese are limited to one - but she has two daughters.

Date posted: 2014-03-22

PRI Launches Campaign to Help Women in China

Population Research Institute has launched a new "activism page" in conjunction with the publication of the second edition of Steven Mosher's book, A Mother's Ordeal.

Date posted: 2014-03-22

Justice Denied in Peru's Sterilization Campaign

Fifteen years ago, Peruvian President Alberto Fujimori, with the strong encouragement of the Clinton administration, ordered a nationwide sterilization campaign. At least 300,000 women were sterilized by "mobile sterilization teams" on a Chinese model, many under duress. Some died.

Date posted: 2014-03-01

Winter Games in a Wintering Nation

Reports of terrorist threats, human rights abuses, and general economic incompetency have already marred the opening of the 2014 winter Olympics. These failings in Russia represent the face of the greatest myth propagated this past half-century: that low-fertility creates a successful society.

Date posted: 2014-03-01

Why Have Girls Gone Missing in China?

It is no secret that China is suffering from a shortage of girls. The Population Research Institute (PRI) has long publicized the dearth of baby girls in China, which is leading to increases in child marriage and sex trafficking.

Date posted: 2014-03-01

PRI Takes Down Abortion-Promoting Blog

For some years now, the abortion movement has been setting up so-called "safe abortion hotlines" in Latin American countries, and secretly (and illegally) advertising them on the internet. In Peru... women who visited the site looking for help were instead given encouragement to break the law and to perform a dangerous and illegal chemical abortion on themselves by obtaining and ingesting Misoprostol from a local pharmacy.

Date posted: 2014-01-31

Why the baby kidnapper shouldn't die

An obstetrician in the Shaanxi province of China was sentenced to death for child trafficking this week. The 55 year old woman repeatedly told her patients that their new born infant was either deformed or sick. She persuaded the new parents to give up their children for adoption. Instead of adoption, however, the infants were sold to human traffickers for profit.

Date posted: 2014-01-15

Will Spain Abolish Abortion?

Even before Spain's Socialist government declared abortion a women's "right" in 2010, Spain had become known as the abortion capital of Europe.

Date posted: 2014-01-13

Russia Chooses Life

Last week, Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a law banning abortion advertising. Some members of the Duma (the Russian state assembly), are talking about going even further and banning the procedure itself. The Russian Orthodox Church, whose numbers are swelling with converts and "reverts," is weighing in as well. One Orthodox prelate called abortion a "mutiny against God." I couldn't have put it better myself

Date posted: 2014-01-11

Genocide in Sri Lanka Continues

Tamil women continue to die at the hands of the Sri Lankan government, which is intent upon eradicating the minority population. A woman named Manjula Satheeskumar and her father are the most recent casualties.

Date posted: 2014-01-11