East Africa’s largest country has made great strides in reducing its maternal death rate, but many obstacles remain.
A free boarding school in India provides education to those with few other options. The trade-offs are significant, but to poor families, the institute offers the one thing that matters: hope.
U.S. government departments press pause on pipeline construction and call for serious talks on reform of the consultation process with Native American tribes for extensive infrastructure projects.
Big bayou families knew cooking and sharing food could help them cope after disaster struck, but the recovery machine got in the way, creating a second, less visible crisis.
In Rio de Janeiro’s impoverished neighborhoods, residents are caught between police oppression and drug-gang control. Activists are searching for a way through the morass.
Scientists and activists battle over the pros and cons of genetically modified organisms. In the midst of this heated debate, important voices have been lost.