Nurith Aizenman appears in the following:
Wednesday, August 09, 2017
A major study in Zambia showed the benefits of just giving poor people money with no strings attached. So why isn't the government entirely convinced?
Monday, August 07, 2017
Forget food aid, cows and job training. An unprecedented 12-year experiment in Kenya tests the power of cash.
Tuesday, June 27, 2017
Research on child marriage has mainly focused on the toll it takes on individuals. Now, a report looks at the economic impact on poor countries.
Friday, June 09, 2017
It's the Green Climate Fund. It was called out last week by President Trump, who said he would cut off U.S. "billions." What does it do, exactly, and what will be the impact of the cutback?
Thursday, June 01, 2017
It wasn't that long ago. Just last fall. Nearly 45,000 people signed a petition in protest. Then again, the Amazon warrior has always been a controversial figure.
Thursday, May 25, 2017
The administration wants to reduce the current $8.7 billion global health budget by about 26 percent. Family planning programs would be the hardest hit.
Tuesday, May 23, 2017
The president has long looked to China and India as a model for galloping economic growth. Here's why it's unlikely that the U.S. could grow even half as fast.
Tuesday, April 04, 2017
The administration claims the U.N. population agency supports China's "coercive" abortion policies. UNFPA calls the claim "erroneous."
Thursday, March 02, 2017
When the president took action to block U.S. foreign aid funding of groups linked to abortion, a Dutch government official started fundraising.
Thursday, February 23, 2017
Just as we rank hurricanes and earthquakes, officials have developed a five-phase scale to rank food crises.
Friday, February 10, 2017
A new report finds that remittances by migrants from Latin America and the Caribbean topped $69 billion last year — the highest amount on record.
Monday, January 23, 2017
The new president has reinstated the "Mexico City" policy first instituted by Ronald Reagan in 1984. And this version is even broader than previous ones.
Saturday, January 21, 2017
There's a growing effort to actually test whether aid programs work. But how much has it accomplished?
Wednesday, December 28, 2016
A new study tries to find out what happens when girls in the developing world are on their period. And it's complicated.
Wednesday, December 14, 2016
A new study out of Kenya looks beyond the usual questions to determine the broader impact of protecting a farmer's livestock.
Tuesday, December 13, 2016
The news broke this week: Her controversial tenure as honorary ambassador for the empowerment of women and girls will conclude on Friday.
Friday, December 09, 2016
We look at the remarkable findings from a new study of Kenya's M-PESA system, out in 'Science.'
Friday, December 09, 2016
Please, says the singer-songwriter, don't pigeonhole her as some sort of "refugee artist." She calls her music "East-African Retro-Pop."
Tuesday, December 06, 2016
The "Mexico City policy" blocked federal funds for international family-planning charities if they were to "promote" abortion.
Tuesday, November 29, 2016
Some argue that looking at data about a charity's effectiveness is the best way to make your pick. But there are drawbacks.