By Samantha Singson
The InterimAs the gavel came down and ended the annual two-week Commission on the Status of Women meeting, pro-life and pro-family advocates were able to smile and breathe a sigh of relief.

Things seemed bleak at the beginning of negotiations, when the UN released a draft document that was filled with language that might be used to promote a “right” to abortion. But thanks to the tireless work and unrelenting pressure from the United States delegation, controversial language relating to “reproductive and sexual rights” for boys, girls and women were removed from the final document.