Nurith Aizenman appears in the following:
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.
Wednesday, November 16, 2016
The U.S. has helped mount a historic effort to eliminate poverty and roll back diseases. Will Trump keep it going?
Tuesday, November 01, 2016
The vision: Microloans will let women start their own businesses. What do the studies show?
Thursday, October 27, 2016
A Doctors Without Borders exhibit leads visitors through a simulation during which they're crowded onto a tiny boat and led through stifling hot tents and makeshift latrines.
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.
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.
Thursday, October 13, 2016
A new study tests an intriguing strategy. Can a melodramatic movie change minds about a dangerous but longstanding ritual?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?