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?
April 5, 2011
Food distribution is one part of NGO strategy to help Nigeriens through crisis times such as the 2010 food shortage.
April 5, 2011
From small clinics like the World Vision clinic near Dakoro in eastern Niger to larger hospitals like Galmi, the ill effects of malnutrition color healthcare routines and treatments.