Depo-Provera

Contraception’s High Price: A Conversion Story

Emil Hagamu, HLI Regional Director for Anglophone Africa, teaching Tanzanian students. Children in Tanzania are mostly taught a values-free “comprehensive sex education” that has been part of school curriculum since 1992. This “education” has had a disastrous effect on the morality of the community. In 2013 I was [...]

By |2019-09-11T17:15:15-04:00June 25th, 2018|Categories: HLI News, Impact Stories|Tags: , , |

Abortifacient Brief: Depo-Provera

The birth control Depo-Provera is an injectable contraceptive drug that sometimes has an abortifacient effect.  It also possesses a long and checkered history rife with fraud and abuse. History of Depo-Provera In 1967, Upjohn Pharmaceuticals began an extensive 11-year trial of Depo at Atlanta’s Grady Clinic in its attempts to [...]

By |2019-10-03T10:20:33-04:00April 11th, 2017|Categories: Abortifacients, Abortion, Contraception|Tags: , |

When the Church Ignores Dissent…

I appeal to you, brethren, to take note of those who create dissensions and difficulties, in opposition to the doctrine which you have been taught; avoid them. For such persons do not serve our Lord Christ, but their own appetites, and by fair and flattering words they deceive the hearts [...]

Targeting Adolescents as “Progress”

“For us to make real progress as a country, our interventions must target this group.” -- Ummy Mwalimu, Minister for Health, Community Development, Elderly and Children, speaking of the need to target adolescent girls with contraceptives, at the opening of the Family Planning 2020 “Progress Report” conference in Dar es [...]

By |2019-07-09T22:06:14-04:00November 19th, 2016|Categories: HLI News|Tags: , , , , |

Contraception: An Alternative to Abortion?

Dr. Ligaya Acosta, Human Life International’s regional director of Asia and Oceania, gave an eye-opening talk at the tenth World Congress of Families in the Republic of Georgia in May 2016. Her presentation on contraception was accompanied by HLI resources on the subject. Dr. Acosta took her time deciding on [...]

Depo-Provera: Injectable Abortion

1. What is Depo-Provera? The Depo-Provera injection is a type of hormonal anti-fertility drug that works at times as a contraceptive, but also sometimes as an abortifacient, a drug that causes abortion in some instances. Its active ingredient is depot medroxyprogesterone acetate (DMPA), a synthetic form of the natural hormone progesterone [...]

By |2019-10-17T09:07:06-04:00July 22nd, 2013|Categories: Abortifacients, Abortion, Contraception|Tags: , , , |