Acton Institute Powerblog Archives

Post Tagged 'family planning'

Partnering With Poor Women For Health, Fertility

Once, in a Bible study I was involved with, we women got chatting, and one lady (as we were discussing poverty in Haiti) said, “If we could just get those women to stop having so many kids…” [drawn-out sigh.] My reply was that we didn’t need to stop women from having babies; we needed to help educate women. Continue Reading...

A Plea for Population Control

What a perfectly optimistic way to begin the new year, via Hampton Univeristy Professor Cuker in Dailypress.com: Jesus shared the earth with no more than 400 million other souls, Thomas Jefferson with about 1 billion contemporaries, and at projected population growth rates, our children will live with 9 billion others by mid-century. Continue Reading...

Population and Poverty

The news coming out of the World Bank in recent weeks has largely focused on the departure of Paul Wolfowitz and the nomination of Robert B. Zoellick to head the bank. Continue Reading...