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Women's Rights Without Frontiers | Forced Abortion Is Not A Choice | www.womensrightswithoutfrontiers.org
Reggie Littlejohn, president of Women’s Rights Without Frontiers, with the daughters of Zhang Lin, Anni and Ruli . Littlejohn and her husband have taken the sisters into their own family. (Photo Credit: Women’s Rights Without Frontiers)
A year ago this month, Anni and Ruli Zhang arrived in the United States. Ten year old Anni had to leave China because she had been detained and then denied the right to go to school. She is known as “China’s youngest prisoner of conscience.” Her venerated activist father is still in jail for having helped her. With the help of many brave people in China and the United States, Anni and Ruli obtained safe passage to the United States. My husband, Robert, and I are overjoyed to welcome them into our family. Here is a beautiful profile of our family, published by LifeSiteNews. WRWF’s “Save a Girl” campaign is not only saving girls in China, but also around our own kitchen table.

She prayed for years for a Chinese daughter – now she’s raising China’s youngest political prisoner


By Kirsten Anderson

(LifeSiteNews.com) – A U.S.-based human rights activist is raising China’s youngest known political prisoner and her sister after the girls fled their native country, where their famous father is still imprisoned.

Reggie Littlejohn, founder of Women’s Rights Without Frontiers, which fights gendercide and forced abortion in Asia, recently told LifeSiteNews the dramatic story of the events that led to her adoption of the girls, in a video interview with Managing Director Steve Jalsevac in Washington, DC.

Littlejohn said that Anni Zhang, 11, and her elder sister Ruli, 19, left China in September after their father, political dissident and nuclear physicist Zhang Lin, was once again imprisoned for speaking out against the Communist government. He had already spent 13 years behind bars for his involvement in planning the Tiananmen Square protests of 1989, and for publishing comments critical of the Chinese government online.

Zhang’s most recent imprisonment came after Anni – then ten years old – was kidnapped from her school by the authorities and detained overnight without food, water, a toilet, or even a blanket. After she was returned to her father, she was told that she would not be allowed to attend school anymore because of her father’s pro-democracy activism. Read More


YES, I WANT TO HELP END GENDERCIDE AND FORCED ABORTION IN CHINA!

Your donation enables Women’s Rights Without Frontiers to continue to be a voice for the voiceless women and children of China. This huge effort comes at a cost. We need your support. Please give as generously as you can. Every donation makes a difference! Thank you for your generosity!

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Women's Rights Without Frontiers | Forced Abortion Is Not A Choice | www.womensrightswithoutfrontiers.org


Liu Xinwen was forcibly aborted in Shandong Province. Credit: Sky News

WRWF FILES COMPLAINT TO U.N. TO CONDEMN FORCED ABORTION, MENTAL BREAKDOWN, SUICIDE AND BABY TRAFFICKING UNDER CHINA’S ONE CHILD POLICY
Women’s Rights Without Frontiers has filed a Complaint with the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women (UNCSW) against the Chinese Government for the coercive enforcement of China’s One Child Policy. (See attached, as well as the electronic link below.) The Complaint chronicles the history of savagely cruel and profoundly disturbing reports emerging from China over the past year, including:
  • In China’s Guangxi Region, a man stabbed to death two government workers after they told him he could not register his fourth childRead More
The full Complaint can be read here: http://www.womensrightswithoutfrontiers.org/blog/?p=1759



YES, I WANT TO HELP END GENDERCIDE AND FORCED ABORTION IN CHINA!

Your donation enables Women’s Rights Without Frontiers to continue to be a voice for the voiceless women and children of China. This huge effort comes at a cost. We need your support. Please give as generously as you can. Every donation makes a difference!





P.O. Box 54401 | San Jose, CA 95154
www.womensrightswithoutfrontiers.org
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Women's Rights Without Frontiers | Forced Abortion Is Not A Choice | www.womensrightswithoutfrontiers.org

Reggie Littlejohn meets Pope Francis during the 2013 MaterCare International Conference in Rome Credit: Reggie Littlejohn
Women’s rights activist among ‘Top 10’ of Vatican magazine
By Elise Harris

(EWTN News/CNA) – Reggie Littlejohn, known for her work opposing forced abortion and gendercide in China, has been named as one of “Inside the Vatican’s” “Top 10 People of 2013” for her heroic efforts in helping women.

“This honor came as a complete shock to me. I did not even know that I was being considered for this,” Littlejohn told CNA in a Feb. 5 interview, adding that “It’s a bit overwhelming to have my photo on the front cover with two Popes, surrounded by the other ‘Top Ten’ people from all over the world, all of whom seem far more heroic than I!”

Littlejohn is the founder and president of “Women’s Rights Without Frontiers,” an international coalition aimed at exposing forced abortion, gendercide, and sexual slavery in China. Read more

YES, I WANT TO HELP END GENDERCIDE AND FORCED ABORTION IN CHINA!

Your donation enables Women’s Rights Without Frontiers to continue to be a voice for the voiceless women and children of China. This huge effort comes at a cost. We need your support. Please give as generously as you can. Every donation makes a difference!

P.O. Box 54401 | San Jose, CA 95154
www.womensrightswithoutfrontiers.org

 

Contact: Reggie Littlejohn, President, Women’s Rights Without Frontiers, 310-592-5722

 

WASHINGTON, May 30, 2014 /Christian Newswire/ — On June 1, China will celebrate “Children’s Day” with children’s art exhibitions and performances. Meanwhile, no mention will be made of the fact that China has “prevented” more than 400 million children from being born, often by forced abortion, through its brutal One Child Policy. In addition, millions of Chinese baby girls are being aborted, just because they are girls.

 

Reggie Littlejohn, president of Women’s Rights Without Frontiers, stated, “The people of China cherish their children, but the government of China is crushing them. If the Chinese government truly cared about children, it would stop forcibly aborting them. If they truly cared about girls, they would take strong measures to stop the selective abortion of females. It is hypocrisy for the Chinese government to sponsor a lavish media event such as Children’s Day, meanwhile destroying children behind the scenes.”

 

Women’s Rights Without Frontiers has launched a “Save a Girl” campaign to save women from forced abortion and baby girls from gendercide, and to extend a helping hand to families who are so poor that their daughters are at risk. Our fieldworkers on the ground in China visit women who are thinking of aborting or abandoning their baby girls. We offer them monthly stipends for a year to help them keep their daughters.

 

One recent example involves the mother of babies Bao-yo and Hui-ying (names have been changed to protect their identities). When their mother learned she was pregnant, she was thrilled. Soon, however, her in-laws began pressuring her to have a boy, so she went to a local hospital to have an ultrasound performed to determine the sex of the child. If it were a boy, she would have the baby. If it were a girl, she would abort. What would have been double her happiness turned to double despair: she was pregnant with not one, but two girls. When her husband’s family found out the news, they were furious with their daughter-in-law. She didn’t know what to do.

 

But one of Women’s Rights Without Frontiers’ undercover fieldworkers found this frightened woman and told her about our “Save a Girl” campaign. The pregnant mother and her husband could not believe an American organization would care about their daughters. Our fieldworker showed them pictures and told them stories of other families we have helped, other families who chose to join with us in believing that girls matter just as much as boys. The couple was convinced and overjoyed. Through the aid of one year of WRWF monthly stipends, they chose to keep their baby girls and soon precious twins were born. Now, the mother-in-law who had been so furious has changed her attitude. She enjoys the two new angels in her life and appreciates our help. We are saving lives and changing the culture one family at a time.

 

To learn more about our “Save a Girl” Campaign click here.