Also available in: Español With the contribution of Kali Azzi-Huck, Anusha Ramakrishnan, and Yinan Zhang A portrait of Selina Dougas, lost her old sister, Hawa Komo to Ebola, at the Cape Community…

Shawn Powers, Kaliope Azzi-Huck |

Inequality begins early in life. In the Middle East and North Africa region it begins before birth, as prenatal care is not universal, and continues right through early childhood with different…

Will Stebbins |

  Children in the town of Gueckedou, Guinea, an area hard hit by the Ebola outbreak. Photo credits: ©afreecom/Idrissa Soumaré  EU/ECHO ​In a part of Sub-Saharan Africa where life is far from easy…

Claudia Costin |

New entrants to the working age population in most Middle East and North Africa countries encounter economic structures and policies that have long failed to generate an adequate number of new…

Farrukh Iqbal |