November 15, 2013 / Scientific American by Amy Maxmen

A new approach to malaria may save hundreds of thousands of children, but it requires a network of health workers in countries that lack of money, human resources and organization.

November 15, 2013 / Nature by Amy Maxmen

Several African nations could strike a major blow against malaria by sacrificing some older drugs. Can they make it work?

November 14, 2013 / Untold Stories by Eleanor Klibanoff

In Nicaragua and El Salvador abortion bans prevent termination of pregnancies under any circumstances, including rape or incest. The governments are ill prepared to offer services young mothers need.

November 12, 2013 / The New Yorker by Katherine Zoepf

Arguments against women driving in Saudi Arabia include that it may damage women's ovaries. But that isn't stopping women from organizing petitions, "drives" and dinners to fight back against the law...

November 11, 2013 / Untold Stories by Varsha Ramakrishnan

The "dahej" (dowry) that Indian women pay at marriage is a common phenomenon among both rich and poor. Less reported: the violence that follows when the dowry is deemed too little. One woman's story.

November 6, 2013 / PBS NewsHour by Jon Sawyer

Gwen Ifill talks with Jon Sawyer about the end of an armed rebellion in eastern Congo--and what it means for the security overall of that long-troubled region.

November 5, 2013 / NPR by Joanne Silberner

We're used to hearing about malaria, even HIV/AIDS when it comes to health concerns of Africa. But it might surprise you to know that cancer is growing as a leading cause of death.

October 31, 2013 / PBS NewsHour by Jon Sawyer

Democratic Republic of Congo is home to the longest-running conflict in Africa. But after decades of battles and more than five million deaths, UN peacekeeping forces are bolstered by a new mandate.

October 30, 2013 / Untold Stories by Jon Sawyer

“We must come here with some will, to take some risks, to take some action.” Excerpts from a Pulitzer Center interview with the UN’s military commander in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

October 30, 2013 / Untold Stories by Jon Sawyer, Kenny Katombe

In the eastern region of the Democratic Republic of Congo is ground zero for one of the world's deadliest, most persistent conflicts. Portraits of some of the players in a long struggle for peace.

October 26, 2013 / The Washington Post | KidsPost by Kem Knapp Sawyer

A day in the life of a young girl in Goma: Going to school, spending time with family, and hoping for peace.

October 25, 2013 / Untold Stories by Jon Sawyer, Kem Knapp Sawyer

A river journey up the Congo River by pirogue is a study in wild beauty, marginalized and isolated peoples, and a mighty resource for trade and transport that is almost wholly untapped.