#United States

  • Feature: 'I Was Not His Equal Partner': What It's Like to Be a Child Bride in Massachusetts

    'I Was Not His Equal Partner': What It's Like to Be a Child Bride in Massachusetts

    By Daniele Selby|Sept. 6, 2019

    Tammy Monteiro was married at 16 in Massachusetts. Marriage before 18 is still legal there today. Read more

  • Article: Scientists Develop 'Groundbreaking' Cure for Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis

    Scientists Develop 'Groundbreaking' Cure for Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Gabrielle Deonath|Aug. 16, 2019

    The drug may be on the market as soon as the end of this year, the TB Alliance says. Read more

  • Article: We Asked You to Tell Congress Why You Support Strong US Aid — and Your Messages Were Truly Powerful

    We Asked You to Tell Congress Why You Support Strong US Aid — and Your Messages Were Truly Powerful

    By Gabrielle Deonath|Aug. 14, 2019

    Your 15,000 messages will be invaluable in pressuring the government to step up on this issue. Read more

  • Article: Water Crisis Looms Over US States as Global Temperatures Rise

    Water Crisis Looms Over US States as Global Temperatures Rise

    By Gabrielle Deonath|Aug. 7, 2019

    New Mexico is the state facing the highest stress on its water supply in the country. Read more

  • Article: UN Human Rights Chief Blasts Dire Conditions for Migrants at US Border

    UN Human Rights Chief Blasts Dire Conditions for Migrants at US Border

    By Erica SanchezGaëlle Langué  and  Joe McCarthy|July 8, 2019

    “This should never happen anywhere.” Read more

  • Article: Racial Bias in Health Care Is Killing Mothers Around the World

    Racial Bias in Health Care Is Killing Mothers Around the World

    By Jackie Marchildon|May 10, 2019

    This Mother’s Day, let’s acknowledge the need for change in maternal health systems worldwide. Read more

  • Article: Marriott International Commits to Spend $100 Million With Women-Owned Businesses

    Marriott International Commits to Spend $100 Million With Women-Owned Businesses

    By Sophie Barbier|March 20, 2019

    And more news from the sidelines of the 63rd CSW in New York Read more

  • Article: US Homelessness Crisis Is a Health Issue, Doctors and Advocates Warn

    US Homelessness Crisis Is a Health Issue, Doctors and Advocates Warn

    March 7, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    The homeless tend to be readmitted to hospital more than the general population Read more