For a long time, health experts have pointed out moderate sun exposure as a way to increase vitamin D levels in our bodies. So how could it be that a country with a lot of sunlight has a population with major vitamin D deficiency?
Katie Nelson is a freelance photographer and reporter in Nairobi. On a recent trip to a bookstore, she picked up some old National Geographic magazines, including one that is quite famous. The timing, though, was quite ironic.
Born in Saudi Arabia, Rutaba Yaqub went to Pakistan to study engineering. While she was there she discovered a love for singing — and she's found that conservative Pakistan is the place that givers her the freedom to really develop her music.