August 6, 2014 /
Most women in Niger marry at the onset of puberty and are expected to continue having as many children as their bodies will allow until they reach menopause.
July 24, 2014 /
Victims of domestic violence, mental and physical abuse, and child marriage have a sanctuary in the only shelter of its kind in Niger, a country of 17 million.
July 21, 2014 /
The challenges of population growth, environmental degradation, food security, and even violent extremism can be traced back to issues with girls’ health, education and human rights.
July 14, 2014 /
The teacher at the Koranic school described the young woman as “calm and obedient,” ideal marriage material. Samira Abdoulaye, 19, did not return the sentiment.
July 14, 2014
The rate of population growth exceeds economic growth in Niger where women have an average of seven children. Government officials hope family planning will become the best way forward.
October 9, 2012
Fellow Ruth Moon Places First for Magazine News Religion Report of the Year.
September 8, 2011 /
Pulitzer Center grantee Peter Gwin was interviewed by CNN about his reporting on the Tuareg, a nomadic group recruited by Muammar Qaddafi to fight against the rebels in Libya.
August 18, 2011 /
Tuareg rebels have been fighting the Niger government, with some support from Libyan leader Muammar Qaddafi, for a share in the lucrative uranium mined on their lands.
May 25, 2011 /
Tackling a food crisis: With the help of NGOs, farmers in Niger are looking for long-term solutions to recurring crop failures and shortages.
April 6, 2011 /
Will Christianity be a solution to the hardships that plague Niger?