July 18, 2014 /
Amelia Warshaw, Samuel Loewenberg
Many malnourished children suffer more from poor sanitation than lack of food. Simple things like hand washing, sewage systems, and public latrines could save millions of lives each year.
July 21, 2014 / Untold Stories
Jennifer Koons
The challenges of population growth, environmental degradation, food security, and even violent extremism can be traced back to issues with girls’ health, education and human rights.
July 16, 2014 / SciDev.Net
Meera Senthilingam
Tuberculosis is the leading cause of death in South Africa due, in part, to the high prevalence of HIV.
April 25, 2014 / National Geographic
Joshua Hammer
The librarian revived interest in Mali's illustrious past...then had to save it from jihadists.
April 22, 2014 / Untold Stories
Jina Moore
Jina Moore looks at the different uses of vulture funds.
April 21, 2014 / The Nation
Aaron Ross, Rijasolo
Dishonest employment agencies are only part of the problem. Cutting international aid to corrupt or incompetent governments only makes things worse.
April 21, 2014
Jina Moore
Investors have made millions suing the world's poorest countries over bad debts—but these so-called vulture funds may not be as bad as they sound.
April 21, 2014 / Al Jazeera America
Jina Moore
Businessmen call them ‘distressed debt’ investments. Critics call them "vulture funds" and say they exploit poor countries.
April 18, 2014 / WIOX
Allyn Gaestel
From traffic jams to emergency rooms, Pulitzer Center grantee Allyn Gaestel discusses her reporting in Nigeria on the Writer's Voice with Anne Hersh, a weekly program on WIOX radio in New York.
April 18, 2014 / The New Republic
Tomaso Clavarino
In Rwanda, tens of thousands of amputees serve as living reminders of the 1994 genocide.
April 16, 2014 / Untold Stories
Aaron Ross, Rijasolo
What happens to an aid-dependent country when the tap suddenly runs dry? See for yourself, as Aaron Ross and Rijasolo hit the road in Madagascar.
April 14, 2014 / Untold Stories
Daniella Zalcman
An interview with Pepe Julian Onziema, one of the leading LGBT rights activists in Uganda working to fight the recently passed Anti-Homosexuality Act.
Image by Jim Burress. Liberia, 2014.
April 14, 2014
Jim Burress
Years after the end of brutal, decades-long civil war, Liberia has little in terms of a mental health infrastructure. But the need is great, and progress is painstakingly slow

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