#Niger

  • Article: Floods in Niger Displace 23,000 People in Less Than a Month

    Floods in Niger Displace 23,000 People in Less Than a Month

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|Nov. 1, 2019

    The West African country has a history of extreme weather, and climate change is making it worse. Read more

  • Article: Child Marriage: Everything You Need to Know

    Child Marriage: Everything You Need to Know

    By Daniele Selby  and  Carmen Singer|Aug. 27, 2019

    Every two seconds, a girl gets married. Read more

  • Article: Niger's Top Court Rules Against 'Fifth Wives' Treated as Sex Slaves and Servants

    Niger's Top Court Rules Against 'Fifth Wives' Treated as Sex Slaves and Servants

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|March 21, 2019

    The ruling rejected the centuries old custom of men taking unofficial wives who live as slaves. Read more

  • Article: Nearly Half a Million Children Aren't in School in Africa's Sahel Region

    Nearly Half a Million Children Aren't in School in Africa's Sahel Region

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|Feb. 28, 2019

    Almost 2,000 schools have been closed in Burkina Faso, Mali and Niger. Read more

  • Article: 30,000 Migrants Have Gone Missing in the Sahara Desert

    30,000 Migrants Have Gone Missing in the Sahara Desert

    By Joe McCarthy|June 25, 2018

    It has become the deadliest migration route in the world. Read more

  • Article: Niger Just Vaccinated More Than 5 Million Children Against Polio
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    Niger Just Vaccinated More Than 5 Million Children Against Polio

    By Jackie Marchildon|April 19, 2018

    Polio is 99% eradicated. Read more

  • Article: 5 Devastating Famines Foreign Aid Could Have Prevented

    5 Devastating Famines Foreign Aid Could Have Prevented

    By Madison Feser|Aug. 17, 2017

    And how foreign aid could have prevented them. Read more

  • Video: This disturbing video is a reminder that child marriage is no storybook tale

    This disturbing video is a reminder that child marriage is no storybook tale

    From UNICEF|Nov. 1, 2015

    Trading a teddy bear for a veil is unfair. Read more