December 13, 2013 / Al Jazeera America by Allyn Gaestel, Allison Shelley

In a country where abortions are restricted and dangerous, dealing with an unwanted pregnancy is difficult and sometimes fatal.

December 12, 2013 / CBC News by Mellissa Fung

Five years after her kidnapping, journalist Mellissa Fung returns to Afghanistan to complete the story she started at the time. See what she discovered, and how things have changed.

December 11, 2013 / Untold Stories by Lauren Wilks

Renato Cinco, sociologist, activist and member of the Brazil's Socialism and Freedom Party, has spent almost ten years denouncing what he calls the “war on the poor” in Rio de Janeiro.

December 10, 2013 / Al Jazeera America by Allyn Gaestel, Allison Shelley

At 16, Bunmi Aiyenuro fell in love with her second boyfriend, a student. They spent seven years together. Over the course of the relationship, she had seven abortions.

December 5, 2013 / Untold Stories by Roger Thurow

Roger Thurow reflects on "the serenity of a man resolute in his convictions," a leader who walked to freedom believing that "the right of people to differ from us must be preserved."

December 4, 2013 / The Huffington Post by Lauren Wilks

Prostitution is not a crime in Brazil. Yet police raids, aimed at cleaning up Brazil's image, are endangering sex workers by forcing them into bars and onto the streets.

December 2, 2013 / Humanosphere by Amy Maxmen

Despite bed-nets, insecticides and treatments, malaria continues to kill hundreds of thousands of children in sub-Saharan Africa. Health officials are reviving an old measure to prevent the disease.

November 27, 2013 / Thomson Reuters Foundation by Lauren Wilks

Vila Mimosa, Rio’s largest prostitution zone, is a world away from the image of the “happy” prostitute learning English or the boutique “love motel” commonly associated with sex-for-sale in Brazil.

November 25, 2013 / The New Yorker by Jeremy Relph, Dominic Bracco II

Honduras voters return to the polls four years after the coup that ousted President José Manuel Zelaya Rosales. Will any candidate help stop the violence?

November 24, 2013 / Untold Stories by Melisa Goss

Photos from Angkor Wat and the work of a non-governmental organization document the continuing legacy of Cambodia's killing fields—and hope for the future.

November 23, 2013 / Outrage and Inspire by Roger Thurow

New mothers in four corners of the world talk about their hopes and dreams for their babies. Unanimous wish number one: A good education. But that depends on good nutrition in the first two years.

November 21, 2013 / Ozymandias by Allyn Gaestel

From Brooklyn to Lagos, ideas about womanhood and motherhood tend to be interwoven. A look at how the film "Mother of George" brings fresh light to Nigeria's fertility and abortion debates.

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