By Sabine Homann-Kee Tui   BULAWAYO – Earlier this year, Cyclone Idai swept across Mozambique. Its powerful winds and heavy rains

By Kandeh K. Yumkella   FREETOWN, SIERRA LEONE – Each year, exposure to household air pollution (HAP) kills 4.3 million people –

By Gro Harlem Brundtland & Elhadj As Sy   G ENEVA – Imagine the following scenario. In a matter of days, a lethal influenza

By Annette Dixon & Hafez Ghanem   WASHINGTON, DC – Inundated by bleak headlines and even bleaker forecasts, it is easy to

By Ruth Meinzen-Dick   WASHINGTON, DC – Over 60% of all employed women in Sub-Saharan Africa work in agriculture. Yet the

By Maha Barakat   ABU DHABI – Frontline health workers provide essential services – from administering vaccinations to collecting

By Alison Holder & Sivananthi Thanenthiran   LONDON – From teen activist Greta Thunberg’s much-publicized transatlantic

By Chris Jochnick   SEATTLE – The world’s food supply is under threat. That was the stark warning contained in a recent

By Katja Iversen   NEW YORK – This month, the United Nations General Assembly will hold a high-level meeting to secure a

By Philippe Douste-Blazy & Carl Manlan   PARIS/LOMÉ – In many developing countries, women come together on a regular basis to