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.

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.