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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 [...]

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HLI’s Position on Reports of CRS and Contraceptives in the DRC

Openness to life is at the center of true development. When a society moves towards the denial or suppression of life, it ends up no longer finding the necessary motivation and energy to strive for man's true good. If personal and social sensitivity towards the acceptance of a new life [...]

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HLI Statement on the Lepanto Institute’s Latest CRS Report

FRONT ROYAL, Virginia -- October 17, 2016. Media contact: Stephen Phelan | A report published today by the Lepanto Institute shows "that in a federally-funded program conducted between 2006 and 2010, CatholicRelief Services received and facilitated the delivery of 2.25 million units of contraception in the Democratic Republic of [...]

By |2019-11-12T21:46:02-05:00October 17th, 2016|Categories: Press Releases|Tags: , , |

Imagine the Possibilities in Africa

At the 2016 Catholic Episcopal Conferences of Africa, bishops emphasized the irreplaceable role of marriage—one man and woman in an exclusive, indissoluble, and fruitful union—and the family. They not only reaffirmed Church teaching on marriage and family, they also stressed that the Church and society must defend these sacred institutions [...]

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A Cardinal’s Message of Hope and Truth

Released late in 2015, Robert Cardinal Sarah’s book God or Nothing relates the story of his upbringing in very humble circumstances, his education and formation, and his tenure in a very dangerous part of Africa at a precarious time. It is good for the Church and the world that his [...]

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Eliminating the Poor is not a Solution to Poverty

Population control groups are taking advantage of a leadership transition period in Tanzania, and are intensifying their activities in the country. Their mission is a frightening one: reducing the number of poor people in order to reduce poverty. This outrageous and backwards strategy is awkwardly promoted under the false name [...]

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A Paradigm Shift in International Development

People are not the problem. Someone from the international aid and development industry has some explaining to do. In an analysis of financial data from the decade ending in 2010, The Economist lists the world’s most populous nation, and six African nations whose total fertility rate is among the highest in the world, [...]

HLI Tanzania: Model for Pro-Life Action

Once you attack children, you attack the nation . . . . We don’t need condoms. We don’t need contraception. We don’t need abortion. – Emil Hagamu, director of English-speaking Africa for Human Life International   Emil Hagamu is one of millions of Africans who increasingly wonder what wealthy Western [...]

Billionaires Making African Families Smaller But Still Poor

Human Life International's Dr. Brian Clowes, Director of Education and Research, spoke to Charlie Butts at American Family News about a recent report exposing the financing of abortion organizations by Berkshire Hathaway Chairman & CEO Warren Buffett to the tune of $1.2 billion between 2001 and 2012, much of it [...]

Discussing Population Control with the Tanzania Media

Emil's interview with Channel Ten. This past week our office received visitors from the media who wanted to talk about some of the current issues that affect our society in Tanzania, including population control. The first to arrive were two journalists from Channel Ten television. They wanted to [...]

By |2020-01-21T22:09:18-05:00February 13th, 2014|Categories: News and Commentary|Tags: , , , |