January 11, 2016 / Christian Science Monitor
Ariel Zirulnick, Will Swanson
Garissa University was intended to bring opportunity to long-marginalized northern Kenya when it opened in 2011. Its reopening after Al Shabab's 2015 attack provides a second chance to get it right.
December 23, 2015 / Christian Science Monitor
Ariel Zirulnick, Will Swanson
Al Shabab's attacks in northeast Kenya have prompted a mass exodus of teachers. With the government uninterested in stepping in, locals have had to step up like never before.
October 14, 2014 / Christian Science Monitor
Sara Shahriari
Two political scandals swept headlines in Bolivia recently, giving rise to protests and a campaign to publicize past misogynistic comments or policies by political candidates.
April 10, 2014 / Christian Science Monitor
kem knapp sawyer, Jon Sawyer
Street kids are used to living from lie to lie—often penniless, some are orphans and others shunned as witches. In Kinshasa many seek refuge at ORPER where every child is considered "a jewel."
September 20, 2013 / Christian Science Monitor
Jacob Kushner
In Congo, Chinese are settling in with businesses and bargains that locals love. At one copper smelting plant, Chinese and locals work together but live apart.
May 29, 2013 / Christian Science Monitor
Allison Shelley, Allyn Gaestel
In a forgotten fold of mountains in rural Nepal, an idealistic group of American doctors is experimenting with full transparency. From these remote corners, transparency is tricky.
March 5, 2013 / Christian Science Monitor
Allyn Gaestel, Allison Shelley
Changing engrained social practices, like chaupadi, is never as simple as an activist campaign.
February 12, 2013 / Christian Science Monitor
Jason Motlagh
Malaysian wildlife officials say 14 dead pygmy elephants were found last month in Borneo, apparently poisoned by chemicals used by farmers on the country's massive palm-oil plantations.
December 3, 2012 / Christian Science Monitor
William Wheeler
Reporter William Wheeler talks about water stress from the high Himalayas to Haiti.
November 7, 2012 / Christian Science Monitor, Untold Stories
Robert Marquand
A family’s reverse migration transforms a Polish mountain spa resort as well as the attitudes of local residents.
November 6, 2012 / Christian Science Monitor, Untold Stories
Robert Marquand
One of the clearest illustrations of “brain gain” in Poland comes from the southern city of Krakow, which is experiencing a mini-boom in information technology.
November 1, 2012 / Christian Science Monitor, Untold Stories
Peter Ford
Pollution of Lake Tai in Wuxi city puts off potential traders and investors.
October 31, 2012 / Christian Science Monitor, Untold Stories
Peter Ford
China is trying to tempt foreign-educated Chinese entrepreneurs and scientists to return home. The biggest obstacle? China's deep fear of failure.