Major UNFRC Victories

United Nations | New York | 2016

Third HRC Protection of the Family Resolution Passes!

In another monumental victory, a third Protection of the Family resolution was adopted by the Human Rights Council by a wide margin! Click here to read the resolution titled "Protection of the family: role of the family in supporting the protection and promotion of human rights of persons with disabilities." This resolution passed with an even wider margin than the previous two Protection of the Family resolutions, with 32 in favor, 12 against, and 3 abstentions. Click here to see how countries voted.

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United Nations | New York | 2016

High-Level UN Event – Uniting Nations for a Family-Friendly World

On May 16, 2016 the UN Family Rights Caucus cosponsored and participated in a historic UN event at UN headquarters in New York, called “Uniting Nations for a Family-Friendly World. “

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United Nations | Geneva | 2015

Second HRC Protection of the Family Resolution Adopted!

The UN Human Rights Council in Geneva voted by more than a 2-to-1 margin to adopt a landmark resolution calling for the protection of the family! This is by far the strongest and most comprehensive pro-family UN document ever, and pro-family UN delegations worked hard to achieve this in the face of great opposition.

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United Nations | Geneva | 2014

UN Protection of the Family Resolution: Huge UN Victory for the Family!


Among other provisions, this historic resolution recognizes that “the family is the natural and fundamental group unit of society and is entitled to protection by society and the State” and that the family has the primary responsibility for raising, nurturing and protecting children.

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