Nurith Aizenman appears in the following:
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.
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.
Tuesday, August 02, 2016
How much bang for their buck do citizens actually get out of their nation's total wealth?
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.
Friday, July 22, 2016
El Nino ruined this spring's harvest. Can food aid — and maize seeds — be delivered in time?
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?
Wednesday, June 22, 2016
A new study offers some intriguing clues.
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.
Thursday, June 09, 2016
A study offers a rare look at how well toddlers are doing in low- and middle-income countries.
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?
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.
Friday, April 22, 2016
Why the world's poorest people are some of the most effective — and vulnerable — environmental activists.
Friday, April 15, 2016
Two real-life stories show why funding for mental health care is critical — in every country.
Wednesday, April 06, 2016
He was an accountant for Big Oil. Then came the cyclone of 1970. Sir Fazle Hasan Abed found a new calling — and came up with an idea that could be key to ending extreme poverty.
Saturday, April 02, 2016
Researchers drop in. They take specimens. And they head home and don't share. That's no way to fight an epidemic. Can they do things differently when it comes to Zika?
Saturday, April 02, 2016
What happened when teens in a conservative Muslim neighborhood in Kolkata began watching lush, romantic Bollywood films.
Friday, March 25, 2016
Yellow fever is spreading in Angola. Experts are afraid it could spread further in Africa and Asia. This couldn't come at a worse time.
Sunday, February 28, 2016
They're simply test tubes, mainly filled with blood and saliva, but to researcher Beatriz Parra Patino, they're a lot more.
To her, each tube represents "a human being." And the blood and saliva may hold the answer to one of the many mysteries about the Zika virus sweeping through her ...
Wednesday, February 24, 2016
Researchers say Colombia offers a chance to learn more about Zika's possible link to microcephaly. If the country sees a sudden rise in cases as Brazil did, that's stronger evidence of a connection.
Tuesday, February 23, 2016
Colombia would like to coordinate with Venezuela to fight the virus. That's not happening. Meanwhile, Venezuelans who cross the border may be bringing Zika with them.