May 18, 2014 / Los Angeles Review of Books
Allyn Gaestel, Allison Shelley
A look at the intersection of morality, fertility and abortion: From mega-churches to store-front parishes, religion is big in Nigeria's biggest city.
May 15, 2014 / GlobalPost
Allyn Gaestel, Allison Shelley
In Nigeria, birth control is stigmatized, misunderstood, and inaccessible—especially for youth. Abortion is legal only when the life of a mother is endangered. But at least 760,000 occur every year.
April 30, 2014 /
Ameto Akpe, Allison Shelley
Join us for a discussion on reproductive rights, family planning, and the effect of foreign aid on female health initiatives in Nigeria.
April 18, 2014 / WIOX
Allyn Gaestel
From traffic jams to emergency rooms, Pulitzer Center grantee Allyn Gaestel discusses her reporting in Nigeria on the Writer's Voice with Anne Hersh, a weekly program on WIOX radio in New York.
April 3, 2014
Allison Shelley, Allyn Gaestel
Allison Shelley and Allyn Gaestel report on the silent crisis of abortion in Nigeria.
April 2, 2014 / Untold Stories
Allyn Gaestel, Allison Shelley
Only 10 percent of married women in Nigeria use contraception, and almost a third face unwanted pregnancy.
March 11, 2014 / Untold Stories
Allyn Gaestel
In Nigeria's messy underground market, a new abortion pill is changing how women access abortions.
February 4, 2014 / Boston Review
Ameto Akpe
It will take more than clean water and medicine to change the mindset of some Nigerians toward America.
January 13, 2014
Tom Hundley
Each day, an estimated 35,000 people join a Pentecostal church. Of the world's two billion Christians, a quarter are now Pentecostals—up from just 6 percent in 1980.
January 13, 2014 / Untold Stories
Bregtje van der Haak, Richard Vijgen
Members of Nigeria's Redeemed Christian Church of God, the fastest-growing church in Africa, want to make it to heaven—and they want to take you with them.
January 13, 2014 / Untold Stories
Bregtje van der Haak
For those seeking help for infertility, the maternity clinic at Nigeria's biggest Pentecostal church offers a mix of modern medicine and divine intervention.
January 9, 2014 / Untold Stories
Richard Vijgen
The information designer who created the Atlas of Pentecostalism gives an audiovisual tour of the website's many innovative features.
January 9, 2014 / Untold Stories
Bregtje van der Haak, Richard Vijgen
Pure, white and simple, the White Plastic Chair is the essential design item of global Pentecostalism.

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