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Reproductive Health

Marriage in Niger: Samira's Shadow

The teacher at the Koranic school described the young woman as “calm and obedient,” ideal marriage material. Samira Abdoulaye, 19, did not return the sentiment.

The Writer's Voice: An Interview with Allyn Gaestel

From traffic jams to emergency rooms, Pulitzer Center grantee Allyn Gaestel discusses her reporting in Nigeria on the Writer's Voice with Anne Hersh, a weekly program on WIOX radio in New York.

Maternity Care at Guinea’s First Private Clinic

The greatest challenge in providing maternity care for one Guinean NGO clinic is not that it must make do without electricity or water, but that women don’t attend regular prenatal appointments.

Sex, Lives, and "Mother of George"

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.