July 28, 2014 / Untold Stories
Joshua Hammer
Ali Farka Touré and other Malian artists drew inspiration from the Niger, a sinuous waterway that has supported life for thousands of years. Now that Al Qaeda is gone, the music has returned.
July 24, 2014 /
Amelia Warshaw, Jennifer Koons
A worldwide vigil for the Nigerian students abducted by Boko Haram draws attention to a major global issue: the education of girls.
July 24, 2014 / Untold Stories
Jennifer Koons
Victims of domestic violence, mental and physical abuse, and child marriage have a sanctuary in the only shelter of its kind in Niger, a country of 17 million.
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
April 11, 2014 / Untold Stories
Jim Burress
Through first-person accounts and photographs, reporter Jim Burress presents an audio slideshow of Liberia's efforts to build a mental health infrastructure.
April 10, 2014 / Untold Stories
Kenneth R. Weiss
Poor nations lag far behind their wealthier counterparts since the 1994 International Conference on Population and Development shifted the global focus from birth control to women's rights.
April 9, 2014 / Corriere Della Sera
Tomaso Clavarino
Although the Rwanda genocide is long over, the scars remain.
April 3, 2014
Allison Shelley, Allyn Gaestel
Allison Shelley and Allyn Gaestel report on the silent crisis of abortion in Nigeria.
April 2, 2014 / Untold Stories
Allyn Gaestel, Allison Shelley
Only 10 percent of married women in Nigeria use contraception, and almost a third face unwanted pregnancy.
April 1, 2014 / SportWeek
Tomaso Clavarino
Competitive sports helped erase the bloody past between Rwanda's Hutu and Tutsi.

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