February 13, 2014 / Untold Stories by Melisa Goss

Cambodia is a land of contrasts—a country of ancient temples and great natural beauty, but also one where poverty and political instability have led to high rates of human trafficking.

February 13, 2014 / Untold Stories by Brandice Camara

With inadequate facilities and funding, Donka National Hospital houses Guinea’s only neonatal unit and struggles to provide maternal and infant care.

February 12, 2014 / Foreign Policy by Tom Hundley

In Indonesia and the Philippines, abortions take place underground. The social costs of these women's secrets can be crushing.

February 12, 2014 / Untold Stories by Adrianne Haney

"My parents have worked all their lives for my education." An Ecuadorian student in America on the challenges and benefits of private education.

February 11, 2014 / Untold Stories by Brandice Camara

The greatest challenge in providing maternity care for one Guinean NGO clinic is not that it must make do without electricity or water, but that women don’t attend regular prenatal appointments.

February 11, 2014 / Dowser by Kem Knapp Sawyer

"If you want to develop the country, protect the women, educate them," says Dr. Jo Lusi, advocate of holistic medicine, orthopedic surgeon and founder of HEAL Africa, Goma's premier teaching hospital...

February 7, 2014 / truthAtlas by Kem Knapp Sawyer

Chiku Lwambo, dancer, director and choreographer, speaks about the power of dance to affect change in Congo. Together with his twin Chito he has formed a revolutionary dance company called Busara.

February 5, 2014 / Untold Stories by Adrianne Haney, Kate Riley

In Quito, residents' daily lives reflect their socioeconomic status. However, nationwide development and improvements to the education system may help close the gap.

February 4, 2014 / Untold Stories by Kate Riley, Adrianne Haney

For some students in Ecuador, it’s not the need to achieve a certain status that drives the will to learn. It’s the community that raised them: sisters, brothers, neighbors and teachers.

February 4, 2014 / Untold Stories by Mellissa Fung

Returning to Afghanistan, a reporter did not want her own story to be her last.

February 3, 2014 / National Geographic by Amy Toensing, Jessica Benko

Meena was married as a young teenager, kept strictly in the house by her husband, then rejected by his family after he died. Her young daughters are headed toward the same fate.

January 30, 2014 / The Los Angeles Times by Tom Hundley

The Philippines, no stranger to the culture wars over contraception, will soon learn whether a new law that requires the government to subsidize birth control for the poor is constitutional.