February 12, 2016 /
Ana P. Santos, Veejay Villafranca
The Philippines has always been able to avoid the HIV epidemic—until now.
February 10, 2016 /
Carina Storrs
Why don’t certain vaccines work as well in low-income countries as they do in the U.S. and other high-income countries? And how can we shrink the gap?
February 8, 2016 /
Laura Bassett, Jake Naughton
Laura Bassett and Jake Naughton traveled to Kenya to take a close look at the devastating impact of a United States policy on the abortion rights of rape victims around the world.
Sex Work and Sexual Exploitation in Brazil
November 14, 2013
Lauren Wilks
Prostitution is not illegal in Brazil. Yet a campaign to “clean-up” the country’s image ahead of the World Cup is rendering those working in Brazil’s sex industry increasingly vulnerable.
October 29, 2013
Mark Schulte, Paul Salopek
This lesson plan has been designed for high school students. The recommended timeframe is 1-3 classes.
October 29, 2013
Mark Schulte, Paul Salopek
This lesson plan has been designed for middle school students. The recommended timeframe is 1-3 classes.
October 29, 2013
Mark Schulte, Paul Salopek
This lesson plan has been designed for elementary school students. The recommended timeframe is 1-3 classes.
Reasons and Effects of the Increase of Non-communicable Diseases (NCD’s) in India
October 25, 2013
Martina Merten
Non-communicable diseases cause 63 percent of deaths worldwide. In India, diabetes, heart attacks and cancer are on the rise across all strata of society.
Image by Sharon Schmickle. Tanzania, 2013
October 8, 2013
Sharon Schmickle, Samson Kamalamo, Josephat Mwanzi, Steve Martin Saning'o, Lukas Kariongi Ole Sanango, Finnigan wa Simbeye
Roiling tensions underlie efforts to improve food security in Africa, often pulling at cross purposes on farmers, consumers and their countries.
September 25, 2013
Allison Shelley, Allyn Gaestel
In the megalopolis of Lagos, Nigeria, abortion is legally restricted and contraception is hard to come by. What are the consequences for this city's exploding youth population?
Cambodia: Sex Trade and Tourism
September 10, 2013
Melisa Goss
From the streets of Phnom Penh to the rice fields of Cambodia, Melisa Goss explores what lies behind the sex trade and what is being done to prevent it, stop it, and restore those caught in its trap.
August 13, 2013
Kathleen E. McLaughlin
Reporter Kathleen McLaughlin looks at how China's efforts to provide medical aid to Africa have been corrupted by fake drugs.
Image by Eleanor Klibanoff. Nicaragua, 2013.
August 10, 2013
Eleanor Klibanoff
In Nicaragua and El Salvador, a complete abortion ban has led to unsafe abortions and turned doctors into informants. The number of girls under 14 who give birth has increased by 48 percent.

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