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.

January 28, 2014 / Outrage and Inspire by Roger Thurow

In Guatemala, a marimba band uses its music to spread the word about breastfeeding and good nutrition during the 1,000 Days.

January 28, 2014 / Huffington Post by Lusha Chen

Community organizer Jessica Nhkum counsels women in an internally displaced persons (IDP) camp in Kachin. Many have suffered from sexual abuse, prolonged separation from family, and human trafficking...

January 23, 2014 / The Economist Insights by Roger Thurow

It is Africa’s cruelest irony that her hungriest people are her smallholder farmers. Fortunately, we have seen a reversal of this neglect in recent years.

January 23, 2014 / Foreign Policy by Jeffrey E. Stern

A recent attack on a restaurant favored by foreigners in Afghanistan represents a strategic error for the Taliban.

January 23, 2014 / Untold Stories by Beenish Ahmed

Pulitzer Center grantee Beenish Ahmed provides a glimpse into the disparity of opportunity in Pakistan's education system with these portraits of school children.

January 20, 2014 / The Friday Times by Beenish Ahmed

Fifteen-year-old Aitzaz Hasan gave up his life to stop a suicide bomber outside of his school. His family is honored by his sacrifice, but also filled with grief.

January 13, 2014 / Untold Stories by 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 / WBUR by Katherine Zoepf

Katherine Zoepf discusses her reporting on Saudi Arabian "Shopgirls" with Here & Now’s Meghna Chakrabarti.

January 9, 2014 / Spiegel Online by Carl Gierstorfer

In patriarchal India, women confront many issues, including rampant domestic violence, sex-selective abortions and forced marriage. In Dharavi, a Mumbai slum, one woman overcomes these obstacles.

December 26, 2013 / Untold Stories by Jessica Benko, Amy Toensing

Reports describe “pitiable,” “pathetic,” and “humiliating” living conditions of thousands of widows who congregate in holy towns in Uttar Pradesh, but one also finds friendship and humor and loyalty.