Reporting on female genital cutting in Liberia was more dangerous than Pulitzer Center grantee Mae Azango expected.
When journalist Mae Azango wrote about a secret women's circumcision ritual in Liberia, she received death threats.
As the public health community shifts its focus to family planning, Mae Azango reminds us of the ongoing need for quality maternal care.
USAID head Rajiv Shah explains his agency's effort to integrate development and emergency intervention while emphasizing public-private partnerships in long-term development programs.
Reporting on reproductive health can lead reporters into a maze of facts and figures. A panel of experts offers advice on finding, interpreting and using data, without losing sight of the story.
At the International Conference on Family Planning in Dakar, a new study suggesting that hormonal contraception shots may double the risk of women becoming H.I.V.-positive created a stir.
Premiering on Link TV, "The Edge of Joy" follows the lives of Nigerian caregivers working on the front lines of maternal care.
In Nepal, activist groups are working with the government to keep young women in school by helping them avoid early marriage.
Child marriages are common in Nepal, particularly among the poor. But the practice carries with it devastating consequences for young girls’ health and well-being.
The world is on the brink of a major population milestone. Fred de Sam Lazaro and Steve Sapienza report on how a growing population is impacting societies across the globe.
Both Brazil and India have seen construction binges and tremendous economic growth in recent years, but contrasting fertility rates and access to contraception might determine their future.
Early marriage is still a common practice in Nepal and for women, this often means the end of their education and the beginning of life working in the fields.