June 26, 2015 / The Atlantic by Ana P. Santos

In the devoutly Catholic Philippines, divorce violates social and religious tradition. For those in unhappy marriages, the law remains rigid.

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 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 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.

June 1, 2015 / Untold Stories by Sarah Weiser

Debate persists throughout northern and southern India about how best to limit family size. School attendance, maternal health and infrastructure all have an impact on fertility rates.

May 31, 2015 / The New York Times by Sarah Weiser

In the 1960s, fears of overpopulation sparked campaigns for population control. But whatever became of the population bomb?

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.

May 4, 2015 / Untold Stories by Luke Nozicka, Jennifer Gonzalez

While most adolescents interviewed for this project said they were not ready to become parents, one variable remains constant: their aspirations for their infants, unborn children and themselves.

May 3, 2015 / nhpr by Matt Hongoltz-Hetling

Can a small NGO overcome a centuries-long culture gap to bring pregnant mothers, and the traditional healers those mothers trust, into a health clinic?

April 26, 2015 / Valley News by Matt Hongoltz-Hetling, Michael Seamans

The world looked down on Sierra Leone's Ebola victims for fleeing medical treatment. But the reasons they fled were not only understandable—they're everywhere, including in the United States.

April 25, 2015 / The Seattle Times by Paul Nevin

Women in sub-Saharan Africa have a one in 38 chance of dying as a result of complications from pregnancy or childbirth. Low-tech interventions are flipping the script in Kenya.