Nurith Aizenman

Nurith Aizenman appears in the following:

Debate Check: Could U.S. Economy Grow As Fast As India's Or China's?

Friday, October 21, 2016

At this week's presidential debate, Donald Trump compared growth rates in the three countries. Here's what the experts have to say.


Is Wonder Woman Suited To Be A U.N. Ambassador?

Thursday, October 20, 2016

This Friday the U.N. holds a star-studded ceremony to appoint Wonder Woman its honorary ambassador for the empowerment of women and girls. Many women's rights advocates are in an uproar.


What If 'Days Of Our Lives' Had A Female Genital Mutilation Subplot?

Thursday, October 13, 2016

A new study tests an intriguing strategy. Can a melodramatic movie change minds about a dangerous but longstanding ritual?


Uganda Crowns Mr. And Miss HIV Positive

Thursday, September 29, 2016

There's a talent competition. A tiara for the winner. And a chance for people with HIV to speak out despite the stigma they face.


There's A 'Glaring' Gap In The War Against Poverty And Disease

Thursday, September 22, 2016

The U.N. has set the goal of eliminating extreme poverty and reducing the toll of disease by 2030. But there's a surprising obstacle.


Can Colombia Finally Fix Its Split Personality?

Saturday, September 17, 2016

It's a country of booming urban centers and poor and lawless rural regions. A pending peace deal between the government and the guerrillas promises to end this divide.


One Moment On A Vacation Changed Her Life — And The Lives Of Child Brides

Friday, September 09, 2016

How Jacqueline de Chollet of Switzerland came to team up with a college student in India to save girls from a life of servitude.


A Father Vows To Save His Daughter From A Marriage He Forced Her Into

Monday, August 15, 2016

He married her off at age 15 to a man in his 40s with a reputation as a heavy drinker. In his quest to undo the deed, he has started a revolution in his Northern India village.


The Mis-Education — And Remarkable Triumph — Of Georgina Mamba

Saturday, August 06, 2016

She was paralyzed by polio. So why did her school put her in a class for the intellectually disabled? Then one for the blind. Then one for the deaf.


Which Countries Are Best At Converting National Wealth Into Well-Being

Tuesday, August 02, 2016

How much bang for their buck do citizens actually get out of their nation's total wealth?


A Blustery El Niño Departs The Stage, Making Way For La Niña

Thursday, July 28, 2016

The El Niño weather phenomenon brought weather disasters to people across the globe — hitting those in southern Africa particularly hard — before it waned this spring. Now, that region is bracing for the possible start of El Niño's counterpart: La Niña.


The Race To Stop A Looming Food Disaster In Southern Africa

Friday, July 22, 2016

El Nino ruined this spring's harvest. Can food aid — and maize seeds — be delivered in time?


When Botswana Sells Its Big Diamond, Who Will Benefit?

Wednesday, June 29, 2016

It's the largest found in over a century and is valued at $70 million. How much do sales like this help the country?


Has Zika Pushed More Women Toward Illegal Abortions?

Wednesday, June 22, 2016

A new study offers some intriguing clues.


How A Child Soldier Reclaimed Her Former Self

Friday, June 17, 2016

She was abducted at age 11 by Joseph Kony's rebels and forced to bear his children. It took Evelyn Amony years to recover. Now she works to help other women caught up in conflict.


Why Countries Need To Make Sure Their Kids Learn To Play Nice

Thursday, June 09, 2016

A study offers a rare look at how well toddlers are doing in low- and middle-income countries.


Turns Out You Do Need A Weatherman To Know Which Way The Wind Blew

Monday, May 30, 2016

Rwanda is missing 15 years of weather data. Getting it back would be a boon for farmers. But can it be done?


Working Horses Can Now Breathe A Whinny Of Relief

Friday, May 27, 2016

The World Organisation For Animal Health has adopted its first standards to provide good care for equines — part of a broad agenda at its just-concluded powwow.


#EarthDay: The High Cost Of Eco-Activism

Friday, April 22, 2016

Why the world's poorest people are some of the most effective — and vulnerable — environmental activists.


A Son In Chains. A Depressed Mom. Here's What Helped

Friday, April 15, 2016

Two real-life stories show why funding for mental health care is critical — in every country.