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Reproductive Health

Girls School in Liberia Reopens After Sex Abuse Scandal

Students at an American charity school in Liberia almost lost their institution to a notorious sex abuse scandal, forcing the academy to close. Then a new, Liberian-run organization formed to re-open the school. In Monrovia, Monique John follows one student on her first day back in class.

Mexico City: Disparities in Healthcare

Mexico is considered the most advanced of the developing countries. Yet access to medical technology is reserved for those who can pay for private hospital care, excluding many of the most needy.

The Life Equation

Big Data is coming to global health. But who should decide who lives and dies: Doctors on the front lines or a mathematical formula?

Sierra Leone: Where Corruption Kills

Forced to choose between corrupt government clinics and faith healers, Sierra Leone's pregnant women and their infants are dying in record numbers. One doctor may have the solution.

Teenage Pregnancy in the Dominican Republic

As teen pregnancy rates are slowly decreasing in the United States, rates in the Dominican Republic are double the world average, with 1 of 10 teen girls becoming pregnant in 2013.

Saving Kenya’s Mothers

Kenya continues to lose 7,000 mothers to preventable deaths each year. If the solutions are known, why has there been so little progress in saving their lives?

Less Is More in Niger

The rate of population growth exceeds economic growth in Niger where women have an average of seven children. Government officials hope family planning will become the best way forward.

Guinea: Realities of Maternity Care

In Guinea, routine prenatal care is the exception, not the rule. As a result, it has some of the world's highest rates of maternal and infant death.

Deadly Cycle: Nigeria's Silent Abortion Crisis

In the megalopolis of Lagos, Nigeria, abortion is legally restricted and contraception is hard to come by. What are the consequences for this city's exploding youth population?

This Week: Cracking the Indian Patriarchy

A poor school for girls in rural India reshapes the role of women, how Iraq's legal institutions are struggling to give closure to victims, and HIV's hold on Nigeria, Russia, and Florida.

Gender Lens: Refugees and Migration

Journalists and activists joined together for a conversation on the impact of gender and gender roles on the refugee experience—exploring how the most vulnerable are affected and how they cope.

Pulitzer Center Gender Lens Conference Highlights

Two-day conference illuminates why diversity of perspective, across gender, race, ethnicity, religion, matters so much in storytelling.