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  1. Article: Snail Fever: How Parasitic Worms Are Threatening Women Across Sub-Saharan Africa
    Health

    Snail Fever: How Parasitic Worms Are Threatening Women Across Sub-Saharan Africa

    By Diana Duong|Oct. 19, 2018

    It is estimated that nearly 56 million women in sub-Saharan Africa suffer from FGS. Read more

  2. Article: 3 Reasons Giving Birth in Sierra Leone Is Still So Difficult
    Health

    3 Reasons Giving Birth in Sierra Leone Is Still So Difficult

    By Diana Duong|Oct. 19, 2018

    An estimated 1,165 mothers die for every 100,000 births in Sierra Leone. Read more

  3. Article: SodaStream Just Launched a Plastic-Cleaning Contraption in the Caribbean
    Environment

    SodaStream Just Launched a Plastic-Cleaning Contraption in the Caribbean

    By Sophie Maes|Oct. 19, 2018

    The cleanup involves company executives, local school groups, and NGOs. Read more

  4. Feature: These 12 Intimate Photos Capture Girlhood Around the World
    FeatureGirls & Women

    These 12 Intimate Photos Capture Girlhood Around the World

    By Olivia Kestin  and  Leah Rodriguez|Oct. 19, 2018

    The Associated Press published a series celebrating young women from different walks of life. Read more

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