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.

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.

Image by Michael Seamans. SIerra Leone, 2015.
April 9, 2015
by Matt Hongoltz-Hetling, Michael Seamans

Forced to choose between corrupt government clinics and faith healers, Sierra Leone's pregnant women and their infants are dying in record numbers. One doctor may have the solution.

April 6, 2015
by Tom Hundley, Alice Su

Campus Consortium workshop on the new media landscape with Pulitzer Center grantee and senior editor.

January 19, 2015 / Foreign Policy
by Tom Hundley, Ana P. Santos

Welcome to the Philippines, home to philandering politicians, millions of “illegitimate” children, and marital laws that make Italy look liberal.

January 10, 2015
by Jennifer Gonzalez

Jennifer Gonzalez and Luke Nozicka from Southern Illinois University Carbondale have just launched their new project “

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

In the mountainous regions of the Dominican Republic teen pregnancy is everywhere and mothers’ partners are commonly older.

January 4, 2015
by Jennifer Gonzalez, Luke Nozicka

As teen pregnancy rates are slowly decreasing in the United States, rates in the Dominican Republic are double the world average, with 1 of 10 teen girls becoming pregnant in 2013.

October 3, 2014 / Untold Stories
by Adiba Khan, Paul Nevin

"We are losing a lot of our women, who could support our economy, who are our mothers and sisters, you know, for no reason."

September 26, 2014 / Untold Stories
by Adiba Khan

In Kenya, improving sexual health education and providing girls and women with control over their own fertility are crucial in preventing maternal deaths.

September 25, 2014 / Untold Stories
by Adiba Khan

The sight of young mothers in Busia is not uncommon. Poverty and rape account for the high number of unintended pregnancies in the region.