Most Recent Content from: Voice of America

  • Article: Menstrual Products Are Too Expensive for Many Venezuelan Women

    Menstrual Products Are Too Expensive for Many Venezuelan Women

    From Voice of America|Aug. 13, 2019

    Due to Venezuala's declining economy, women are now unable to afford pads and basic health services. Read more

  • Article: Eritrean High Schoolers Face Forced Labor and Abuse: Report

    Eritrean High Schoolers Face Forced Labor and Abuse: Report

    From Voice of America|Aug. 12, 2019

    Forced to join the military, these teens are often subjected to mental and physical abuse. Read more

  • Article: South Africa's 'Reclaimers' Recycle 90% of Its Paper and Post-Consumer Packaging

    South Africa's 'Reclaimers' Recycle 90% of Its Paper and Post-Consumer Packaging

    From Voice of America|July 30, 2019

    They save municipalities up to 750 million rand in landfill space annually. Read more

  • Article: The UN Will Double Food Rations for People Hit by the Congo's Ebola Crisis

    The UN Will Double Food Rations for People Hit by the Congo's Ebola Crisis

    From Voice of America|July 30, 2019

    The move will address growing need and allow health workers to monitor those affected by Ebola. Read more

  • Article: France Calls on Most Powerful Countries to Help Improve Girls' Education in Africa's Sahel

    France Calls on Most Powerful Countries to Help Improve Girls' Education in Africa's Sahel

    From Voice of America|July 8, 2019

    France's president is pushing to increase education and economic opportunities for girls and women. Read more

  • Article: India Remains Far From Achieving Zero Hunger Target, Report Says

    India Remains Far From Achieving Zero Hunger Target, Report Says

    From Voice of America|July 1, 2019

    While some progress has been made, malnutrition still poses a threat to ending hunger country-wide. Read more

  • Article: This Sudanese Migrant's Dream of Freedom Became a Nightmare Journey

    This Sudanese Migrant's Dream of Freedom Became a Nightmare Journey

    From Voice of America|June 19, 2019

    Pregnant and living in violence, this Sudanese woman began a harrowing journey in search of refuge. Read more

  • Article: Kenyan Villagers Are Using 'Digital Wells' to Help Cope with Record Drought

    Kenyan Villagers Are Using 'Digital Wells' to Help Cope with Record Drought

    From Voice of America|June 3, 2019

    The project has brought much-needed water closer to home for villagers. Read more