May 18, 2014 /
Los Angeles Review of Books
A look at the intersection of morality, fertility and abortion: From mega-churches to store-front parishes, religion is big in Nigeria's biggest city.
May 15, 2014 /
In Nigeria, birth control is stigmatized, misunderstood, and inaccessible—especially for youth. Abortion is legal only when the life of a mother is endangered. But at least 760,000 occur every year.
May 14, 2014 /
A small but worrying number of Iraqi Kurds have joined militant Islamist fighting in Syria. Is it simply religious fervor dictating their choices?
May 12, 2014
The Real World Cup looks at the largesse of the soccer extravaganza in Brazil by examining its actual impact on local communities and urban infrastructure in host cities around the country.
May 12, 2014 /
Listen to Indian American perspectives on the 2014 general elections—the largest democratic exercise in human history.
May 7, 2014
Climate change has already destroyed homes and crops. But what is it doing to mental health?
May 6, 2014
Millions of women from poor countries come to work in America as caregivers or nannies. Who looks after their children back home?
May 5, 2014
The 1,000-day period from the beginning of pregnancy to a child’s second birthday influences an individual’s ability to grow, learn, and work.
May 2, 2014 /
To poor to pay but not too poor to lobby, the Republic of Congo raises doubts about its claims against vulture investors.
May 2, 2014
Today Iraq is consumed by sectarian fighting, but in the north the legacy of the US-led war is progress. Iraqi Kurdistan has autonomy, security, and oil. But what is Kurdistan beyond "the other Iraq...