NPR's Rachel Martin speaks with freelance journalist Ana Santos about her experience getting divorced in the Philippines.
WBEZ's Jerome McDonnell interviews Ana Santos, who describes the tortuous process of ending a marriage in the Philippines. For years, humiliation and hefty expenses stood between Santos and divorce.
In the devoutly Catholic Philippines, divorce violates social and religious tradition. For those in unhappy marriages, the law remains rigid.
To counteract the alarming number of pregnant teenagers, the Dominican Republic launched an initiative in January 2015 to implement sex education in public schools.
It might be too late to save the U.S., but Jonathan O’Toole has dedicated his life to warning Africans about the evils of Western culture.
The vicious cycle that fueled Ebola's spread: Distrust leads to noncompliance leads to hardship leads to distrust.
The best way to prevent another Ebola nightmare from happening in Sierra Leone is simple and low-tech: Build trust.
Debate persists throughout northern and southern India about how best to limit family size. School attendance, maternal health and infrastructure all have an impact on fertility rates.
In the 1960s, fears of overpopulation sparked campaigns for population control. But whatever became of the population bomb?
An 18-year-old mother in the Dominican Republic grapples with how and when to teach her daughter about sex.
While most adolescents interviewed for this project said they were not ready to become parents, one variable remains constant: their aspirations for their infants, unborn children and themselves.
Can a small NGO overcome a centuries-long culture gap to bring pregnant mothers, and the traditional healers those mothers trust, into a health clinic?