Nigerian Hospitals Are Locking Up Women Unable to Pay Their Childbirth Bills
Fashion designer Folake Oduyoye died in custody in 2016 after her hospital refused to discharge her until she paid her outstanding bill. Her death is part of a global phenomenon known as hospital detention.
Beyond Condoms: New Vaginal Rings and Gels Could Help Women Combat HIV
Due to inequality and biology, women are more than susceptible to HIV than men. Researchers are creating new tools for women to use on and their bodies without the help of men.
The Plan to Drop Thousands of Flies From a Drone to Tackle Disease
This drone prototype will carry precious cargo: an army of insects engineered to wipe out their own kind.
The Net That Lets Fishermen 'Preview' Their Catch
This device lets fishermen save fish (and time, and cash) by surveying their catch before they haul it in.