The epidemic has waned, but the virus still threatens the lives of women and children in West Africa.
The perception in Kenya, due to skewed international coverage of the American abortion debate, is that abortion is completely illegal in the U.S. and that Americans unanimously disapprove of it.
The reasons behind India’s shrinking family size are beyond population control.
Thousands of rape victims around the world undergo grisly and unsafe abortions because of U.S. policy. Obama could change this with a single executive action. Why hasn't he?
Laws about female genital cutting in Europe and the U.S. can benefit Malian migrants. But when they return home, there is palpable tension between their new lives and Mali's cultural beliefs.
"We're trying to create a new normal." The struggle in Niger to help girls avoid early marriage.
On occasions like All Souls Day when the nation pays its respects to loved ones who have gone on to the afterlife, Lorna prays for those who passed on from HIV-related complications.
Teenage pregnancy rates in the Dominican Republic are booming, and for many of the girls who live there it's about learning to become young mothers.
On NPR's The Takeaway, John Hockenberry talks to Retro Report producer Kit Roane about "Population Bomb."
NPR's Rachel Martin speaks with freelance journalist Ana Santos about her experience getting divorced in the Philippines.
WBEZ's Jerome McDonnell interviews Ana Santos, who describes the tortuous process of ending a marriage in the Philippines. For years, humiliation and hefty expenses stood between Santos and divorce.
In the devoutly Catholic Philippines, divorce violates social and religious tradition. For those in unhappy marriages, the law remains rigid.