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 is lost, then other forms . . . Read more

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 very timely book is starting . . . Read more

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 of women’s empowerment and choice, . . . Read more

The Hidden Agendas Within Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

We should all be concerned about the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals[i] (SDGs). What are they? A series of worldwide “development” goals and targets conceived and promoted by the UN for the period 2015-2030 as an expansion and follow-up to the UN’s Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) for 2000-2015. Though they have not been completely finalized . . . Read more

Anti-Life Global Agenda Threatens Namibian Families

Traveling the 450 miles north from Namibia’s capital Windhoek to Rundu, one notices a country with vast blocks of land uninhabited. Indeed, Namibia is among the nations with the lowest population density, with only 6.7 persons per square mile. Rather than cities and suburbs, what one sees throughout most of the country are cacti trees, . . . Read more

Reproductive Health Campaign Aimed at African University Students

DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania – Population control-inspired “reproductive health” training programs are underway at Tanzanian universities this month, warned Emil Hagamu, director of English-speaking Africa for Human Life International. The pro-life advocate is warning students enrolled in colleges and universities to beware the ideology that underlies the programs targeting students from ages 19 to 24. . . . Read more

Over 8,000 Rally Against Anti-Life Propaganda in Uganda

AMURIA, Uganda — Like the rest of Africa, Uganda has been besieged by outside forces relentlessly pressuring governments to embrace anti-life and anti-family policies. The angle is always the same: improving “reproductive health,” including abortion and contraception, will liberate women and encourage growth and prosperity in the developing world. To fight this overwhelming propaganda, HLI Uganda . . . Read more

Malawi Under Siege

Malawi, a southeastern African country of 13 million people, is waking up. Targeted by Western organizations for “family planning” goals that are conceived in New York, Brussels, and London, Malawi and many other African countries increasingly find themselves having to look into the mouths of gift horses from the “developed” world. The elites who cite . . . Read more

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, as being among the ten . . . Read more

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 nations want from Africa. All . . . Read more