Nurith Aizenman appears in the following:
Thursday, February 15, 2018
The U.S. has the 31st highest rate in the world: 3.85 deaths due to gun violence per 100,000 people in 2016. That was eight times higher than the rate in Canada, for example.
Wednesday, February 07, 2018
The Trump administration reinstated an earlier policy that cuts off aid to international groups unless they promise not to provide or promote abortion, even with non-U.S. funding sources.
Tuesday, January 09, 2018
The U.S. ended a temporary immigration program that allowed roughly 200,000 Salvadorans to live and work in the U.S. for more than a decade. Most of them send their earnings back home.
Thursday, December 14, 2017
And half the world's population doesn't even have access to essential health services, according to a report from the World Bank and the World Health Organization.
Monday, November 06, 2017
The latest data on deaths by gun violence shows how the U.S. ranks among rich nations and lower income countries.
Saturday, November 04, 2017
This year, a top actress was kidnapped and sexually assaulted. No one thought she would speak out — but she did. Here's what happened next.
Wednesday, October 25, 2017
A recent study suggests that long after people recover financially from a catastrophe, there could be a lingering impact on their ambitions and the economic choices they make.
Tuesday, October 17, 2017
There have been decades of progress in the fight against hunger. But the rosy numbers don't tell the whole story.
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.