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.
July 23, 2014 / Untold Stories
Joshua Hammer
A journey by road, ferry, and military plane across northern Mali reveals the scars of the jihadist occupation—and signs of a still-smoldering conflict.
July 18, 2014 / SciDev.Net
Meera Senthilingam
South Africa faces an increasing battle against drug-resistant tuberculosis and reducing transmission is becoming a key component of disease control. This slideshow explores the problem in Cape Town.
July 18, 2014 / Ozymandias
Michael Edison Hayden, Sami Siva
Government recognition of transgender women in India could bring game-changing employment quotas for this oppressed minority.
July 18, 2014 / PRI's The World
Rhitu Chatterjee
On July 16, 2013, the death by pesticide of 23 Indian schoolchildren exposed the tragic shortcomings of India's program of free school lunches. No one disputes that the program itself is essential.
July 17, 2014 / The New Republic
Matthew Niederhauser
Day 15 of Matthew Niederhauser's photo diary from the World Cup in Brazil.
July 14, 2014 / The New Republic
Matthew Niederhauser
Day 14 of Matthew Niederhauser's photo diary from the World Cup in Brazil.
July 14, 2014 / Untold Stories
Jennifer Koons
The teacher at the Koranic school described the young woman as “calm and obedient,” ideal marriage material. Samira Abdoulaye, 19, did not return the sentiment.
July 14, 2014 / Yale Environment 360
He Guangwei
Chinese officials are only starting to come to grips with the severity and extent of the soil pollution that has contaminated vast areas of the nation’s farm fields. Part 3 in He Guangwei's series.
July 14, 2014 / GlobalPost
Dan Grossman, Alex MacLean
With government oversight in question and toxins piling up, residents say they are being poisoned and disempowered.
July 10, 2014 / truthAtlas
Kem Knapp Sawyer
Girls and young women from eastern Congo, where rape has become a weapon of war, take shelter at the Marguerite House where many feel part of a community for the first time.
July 9, 2014 / MSNBC
Carlos Javier Ortiz
Carlos Javier Ortiz examines the pervasive violence in Guatemala in a new interview and photo essay.
July 9, 2014 / The New Republic
Matthew Niederhauser
Day 13 of Matthew Niederhauser's photo diary from the World Cup in Brazil.

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