November 25, 2013
"Honduras: Aqui Vivimos" ("Honduras: We Live Here") explores the social conditions—abject poverty, corruption, political disillusionment, and gang culture—that have made Honduras a violent country.
November 24, 2013 /
Photos from Angkor Wat and the work of a non-governmental organization document the continuing legacy of Cambodia's killing fields—and hope for the future.
November 23, 2013 /
Outrage and Inspire
New mothers in four corners of the world talk about their hopes and dreams for their babies. Unanimous wish number one: A good education. But that depends on good nutrition in the first two years.
November 21, 2013 /
From Brooklyn to Lagos, ideas about womanhood and motherhood tend to be interwoven. A look at how the film "Mother of George" brings fresh light to Nigeria's fertility and abortion debates.
November 18, 2013
“She went back to her village and decided to live as if nothing had happened. Four years later, she was married. She said her husband didn't know anything about her past."
November 15, 2013 /
A new approach to malaria may save hundreds of thousands of children, but it requires a network of health workers in countries that lack of money, human resources and organization.
November 15, 2013 /
Several African nations could strike a major blow against malaria by sacrificing some older drugs. Can they make it work?
November 14, 2013 /
In Nicaragua and El Salvador abortion bans prevent termination of pregnancies under any circumstances, including rape or incest. The governments are ill prepared to offer services young mothers need.
November 12, 2013
At Boston University student fellowships for reporting help humanize diverse global public health issues, from discrimination toward gays in Kenya to child marriage in Nepal.
November 11, 2013 /
The "dahej" (dowry) that Indian women pay at marriage is a common phenomenon among both rich and poor. Less reported: the violence that follows when the dowry is deemed too little. One woman's story.