June 21, 2015 /
Al Jazeera America
An art activity organized for Yazidi children displaced by ISIL became a grim reminder of how deeply they — and millions of other children in Iraq and Syria — have been traumatized by war.
June 15, 2015
Advanced technologies for tuberculosis testing could save millions of lives, but only if they are designed to reach those who need them most: the poor in the developing world.
June 15, 2015 /
To counteract the alarming number of pregnant teenagers, the Dominican Republic launched an initiative in January 2015 to implement sex education in public schools.
June 12, 2015 /
Haji Ali Haji learned to swim when he was 10 or 11 years old. Now, in his hometown of Nungwi, he's teaching girls who wouldn't learn otherwise not just how to swim, but how to survive in open water.
June 10, 2015
Tik Root, Wyatt Orme, and Juan Herrero discuss their recent reporting trip to Rwanda, where they have been exploring the new generation and its place in a rapidly changing country.
June 8, 2015 /
In the U.S., about one in five women will experience rape; in South Africa, the figure is over half. Can "interrupters" reduce this kind of violence?
June 7, 2015 /
Since the sinking of two passenger ferries in 2011 and 2012, Zanzibari residents trained in diving have taken on the role of first responders.
June 1, 2015
Students journey across the globe to report on issues that matter—from migration to global health and indigenous land rights.
June 1, 2015
Journalist Sarah Weiser travels to India to look at how different regions have approached population control and family planning.
May 31, 2015 /
The New York Times
In the 1960s, fears of overpopulation sparked campaigns for population control. But whatever became of the population bomb?