January 11, 2009 /
This Gateway provides compelling material related to the role of women in society and the impact of industrialization and international development on women, children, and families.
August 29, 2014 /
Zach Child, Dan McCarey
We can now envision a post-AIDS world, but marginalized communities are still being left behind. In the global fight against AIDS, business as usual will not end the epidemic.
August 22, 2014 /
Jack Shenker, Jason Larkin
In South Africa's poorest mining communities, fury at the political class is mounting.
May 18, 2014 / Los Angeles Review of Books
Allyn Gaestel, Allison Shelley
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 / GlobalPost
Allyn Gaestel, Allison Shelley
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 / The Revealer
Jenna Krajeski, Sebastian Meyer
A small but worrying number of Iraqi Kurds have joined militant Islamist fighting in Syria. Is it simply religious fervor dictating their choices?
Image by Matthew Niederhauser. Brazil, 2014.
May 12, 2014
Matthew Niederhauser
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 / Untold Stories
Quinn Libson
Listen to Indian American perspectives on the 2014 general elections—the largest democratic exercise in human history.
Image by Joanne Silberner. Fiji, 2014.
May 7, 2014
Joanne Silberner
Climate change has already destroyed homes and crops. But what is it doing to mental health?
Image by Alice Proujansky. United States, 2014.
May 6, 2014
Alissa Quart, Alice Proujansky
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
Tom Hundley
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 / Untold Stories
Jina Moore
To poor to pay but not too poor to lobby, the Republic of Congo raises doubts about its claims against vulture investors.
Image by Sebastian Meyer. Iraq, 2014.
May 2, 2014
Jenna Krajeski, Sebastian Meyer
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...

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