July 6, 2014 / Rappler by Ana P. Santos

A look at the Philippines' migrant history goes back to the 16th century when Filipino men working in the Spanish galleons jumped ship — literally — and settled in foreign lands.

July 6, 2014 / Rappler by Ana P. Santos

Just about every Filipino has a family member who is an OFW—an Overseas Filipino Worker.

July 6, 2014 / Rappler by Ana P. Santos

The Philippines is among the top guest migrant suppliers to over 100 countries around the world. Click on the interactive map and see where in the world are the Filipinos?

June 30, 2014 / The New York Times by Amy Maxmen

Several African countries are preemptively treating children for malaria after trials found the measure drastically lowers deaths. Will on-the-ground results be as promising?

June 23, 2014 / Chicago Council on Global Affairs by Roger Thurow

Before the abductions in Nigeria, there was Aboke, Uganda.

June 17, 2014 / Time by Jason Motlagh

Confined to squalid camps, supposedly for their own "protection," Burma's persecuted Rohingya are slowly succumbing to starvation, despair and disease. Some are calling it a crime against humanity.

June 5, 2014 / Rappler by Ana P. Santos

For Filipinas working abroad, everything they do is for their families they left behind.

June 5, 2014 / Rappler by Ana P. Santos

"When it comes to being a nanny or caregiver, the Filipina is the best in her class. She’s the top of the line. It is an honorable profession." – Grace Princesa, Philippine Ambassador to the UAE.

June 2, 2014 / Rappler by Ana P. Santos

When mothers must work abroad, what happens to the children they leave behind?

May 22, 2014 / Rappler by Ana P. Santos

When a mother leaves the home to work abroad, it is usually the eldest daughter who takes over the role of family caregiver.

May 18, 2014 / Los Angeles Review of Books by Allyn Gaestel, Allison Shelley

A look at the intersection of morality, fertility and abortion: From mega-churches to store-front parishes, religion is big in Nigeria's biggest city.

May 15, 2014 / GlobalPost by Allyn Gaestel, Allison Shelley

In Nigeria, birth control is stigmatized, misunderstood, and inaccessible—especially for youth. Abortion is legal only when the life of a mother is endangered. But at least 760,000 occur every year.