During this year’s meeting of the Group of Seven, economics was mostly missing from the discussion. Instead, the topic that was paid more attention to was the war over abortion, although it did not seem to draw much coverage by media.
As awareness has grown regarding the intersection between women’s empowerment and the economy—a worthy recognition—so, too, unfortunately, has the push for radical agendas, unrelated to the economy.
In 2018, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau created a new body, the Gender Equality Advisory Council, and gave it the power to present recommendations on gender issues to the G-7.
That mechanism allows abortion activists to influence participating governments with a veneer of legitimacy, in a bid to build the case for an “international human right” to abortion.