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Thursday, July 15, 2021
Critics say volunteering abroad does not always benefit local communities. The coronavirus travel bans have led to a different approach for volunteers who want to donate their services.
Tuesday, July 13, 2021
In his new book for Gen Z readers, Charles Kenny explains why despite all the gloom and doom, the world is getting better for billions. NPR turned to two Gen Zers to help ask him the tough questions.
Thursday, July 08, 2021
Two gender equality activists from Turkey and Zambia had a chance to speak at the Generation Equality Forum in Paris last week. But they say they are disappointed by their experience.
Tuesday, May 11, 2021
Shakuntala Thilsted, one of the world's leading researchers of fish as a source of nutritious food, is the first woman of Asian heritage to receive the World Food Prize.
Tuesday, March 16, 2021
A map of confirmed COVID-19 cases and deaths around the world. The respiratory disease has spread rapidly across six continents and has killed at least 2 million globally.
Thursday, March 04, 2021
It's the first country to receive free vaccines from the COVAX program. But that shipment of 600,000 can't protect a nation of 30 million. And conspiracy theories about the vaccine are swirling.
Friday, February 19, 2021
That's the question that researcher Inga Winkler of Columbia University asks. She shares advice on how to overcome feelings of shame and embarrassment about menstruation.
Thursday, February 18, 2021
The responses reveal the impact on living standards in nine low- and middle-income countries — and may help governments find a way to help citizens most in need.
Monday, February 15, 2021
Togo wanted to distribute millions of dollars to its citizens in dire straits. There was just one daunting problem: How could it identify the neediest of the needy?
Tuesday, February 09, 2021
A year ago, the World Health Organization declared war on misinformation by partnering with Big Tech, from Facebook to Twitter to ... Uber. They're sending out public health messages. Who's tuning in?
Tuesday, December 29, 2020
Beyoncé's Africa video, Inuit advice on raising kids without yelling and ... locusts! Here's the surprising mix of stories Goats and Soda readers loved in 2020 that have nothing to do with COVID-19.
Wednesday, December 23, 2020
In 2020, NPR created and published more than a dozen comics for the pandemic — everything from how to explain it to kids to how to help the older people in your life.
Tuesday, November 17, 2020
It's been months of the pandemic and you might be feeling frustrated or upset. But there are lots of different ways to deal with your worries — like giving yourself a big hug!
Monday, November 16, 2020
A zine and comic guide on how kids can protect themselves from COVID-19. Wear a mask. Stay 6 feet apart. And try not to pick your nose.
Tuesday, November 10, 2020
A survey from the nonpartisan group Freedom House finds that democracy and human rights have lost ground in 80 countries — and even calls the U.S. to task. But there are bright spots.
Saturday, November 07, 2020
Awash in color, texture and movement, the winners of the Siena International Photo Awards offer a nostalgic glimpse of life before the pandemic.
Wednesday, September 23, 2020
Vietnam's Intergenerational Self Help Clubs encourage older people in the neighborhood to find solutions to their own challenges, whether it's feeling lonely or needing a little extra cash.
Sunday, September 13, 2020
Write postcards on a weekly basis. Go for scenic drives. Schedule virtual TV time. Use family history as a topic for virtual lessons.
Friday, September 04, 2020
Three experts share advice on how to help the older people in our lives — parents, grandparents, neighbors, relatives, friends — feel comfortable and safe in the pandemic.
Friday, August 28, 2020
A statement posted to the actor's Twitter on Friday said Boseman had battled colon cancer for the last four years.