In Iceland, a biopharmaceutical company wants to inform 2,400 people of the life-threatening but preventable risk their genes predict. But that would be illegal. They have a right not to know.
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Abortion is illegal in El Salvador, and even women who suffer miscarriages have been sentenced to 30-year prison terms. But advocacy groups are highly-organized, skilled, and committed to the fight.
We accompanied Caitlin Vieira on a typical workday to observe the many roles she juggles as one of only three psychologists in the small Caribbean nation of Guyana.
A epidemia de Zika no Brasil transformou o núcleo familiar, mas pouca atenção tem sido dada para as outras crianças: os irmãos e irmãs daqueles com a Síndrome Congênita da Zika.
O número de partos vivos reduziu em quase 10% em Pernambuco, o estado brasileiro onde a Zika foi primeiro detectada. O que levo a este declínio?
The number of live births declined by nearly 10 percent in Pernambuco, the state in Brazil where Zika was first detected. What accounts for the decline?
The Zika epidemic in Brazil transformed the entire family unit, but little attention has been paid to the other children—the siblings of children with congenital Zika syndrome.
A mother navigates the complexities and joys of daily life with three children post-Zika, in the northeast city of Recife.
A new Human Rights Watch report finds that conditions that enabled the Zika epidemic in Brazil were not addressed —leaving the country, especially women and girls, at risk for future outbreaks.
What are the obstacles that prevent women in Haiti from receiving timely information and treatment for women's cancers?
In Haiti, women put their family's health above their own. But what happens when a woman falls ill? Anna Russell explores how women who put themselves last face a life-changing diagnosis.
What does it mean to be “labeled” with a disability in India, and how does that shape your lived experienced, as well as your individuality?