In Guatemala, drug trafficking, gang violence, and a climate of impunity lead to widespread rape of women. At least 10,000 women were victims of sexual violence last year.
Population soars toward 9 billion in 2050. Changes may slow that growth.
Students in Vermont work on the game for a UN project. Possible users? Cape Town youths.
Water and food shortages present larger challenges than economic woes linked to a declining population, says author.
The Tasaru Girls Rescue Center offers girls an alternative rite of passage to the deep-rooted cultural practice, also known as FGM.
Democrat in the White House is likely to reverse Bush policies on global birth-control funds.