June 15, 2015 / Untold Stories by Jennifer Gonzalez, Luke Nozicka

To counteract the alarming number of pregnant teenagers, the Dominican Republic launched an initiative in January 2015 to implement sex education in public schools.

June 12, 2015 / Untold Stories by Claire Elizabeth Felter

Haji Ali Haji learned to swim when he was 10 or 11 years old. Now, in his hometown of Nungwi, he's teaching girls who wouldn't learn otherwise not just how to swim, but how to survive in open water.

June 10, 2015 / Humanosphere by Paul Nevin

It might be too late to save the U.S., but Jonathan O’Toole has dedicated his life to warning Africans about the evils of Western culture.

June 8, 2015 / Next City by M. Sophia Newman

In the U.S., about one in five women will experience rape; in South Africa, the figure is over half. Can "interrupters" reduce this kind of violence?

June 7, 2015 / Untold Stories by M. Sophia Newman

In Cape Town, a reformed gangster working on violence prevention has been stressed, traumatized, and thrown in prison on false charges related to his work. Would you go to prison for your job?

June 6, 2015 / NPR by Steve Sapienza

The government closed brothels to clamp down on human trafficking. But that move put the country's prostitutes in grave danger.

June 6, 2015 by Steve Sapienza

When Cambodia closed its brothels a successful government-run HIV prevention program collapsed, and a new health crisis emerged.

June 2, 2015 / centralmaine.com by Matt Hongoltz-Hetling, Michael Seamans

The vicious cycle that fueled Ebola's spread: Distrust leads to noncompliance leads to hardship leads to distrust.

June 2, 2015 / Portland Press Herald by Matt Hongoltz-Hetling, Michael Seamans

The best way to prevent another Ebola nightmare from happening in Sierra Leone is simple and low-tech: Build trust.

May 29, 2015 / Jeneen Interlandi | Science & Story by Jeneen Interlandi

Images by Jeneen Interlandi depict life in two Roma settlements in Hungary where residents live with what looks like deep rural poverty: no indoor plumbing, no reliable electricity, no reliable heat.

May 28, 2015 / takepart 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...

May 27, 2015 / Untold Stories by Luke Nozicka, Jennifer Gonzalez

An 18-year-old mother in the Dominican Republic grapples with how and when to teach her daughter about sex.