There is something wrong in Pakistan with daughters. But with Friday prayers at the mosques this week, the tag line "my daughter is a blessing, not a curse," is the official message that Imams across Pakistan have been preaching.
In Africa's child-centered cultures, women who cannot give birth often endure stigma, scorn, and social isolation. A rare clinic in South Africa offers high-tech fertility treatment to those of low-income.
Across Africa, many HIV-positive women would like to have children, but they face a dilemma: How can they become pregnant without putting their partners at risk? Dr. Okeoma Mmeje, an ob-gyn at the University of Michigan, offers an inexpensive solution.
A new magazine aims to provide a voice for adult adoptees around the country. Many of the magazine's contributors are from Minnesota, a state with a rich history of international adoption. Minnesota Public Radio's Laura Yuen reports.
With more than 30 million low-income children dependant on school lunches, it's important for the National School Lunch Program to provide students with nutritious and well-balanced meals. However, Ann Cooper claims these lunches do just the opposite.
Host Lisa Mullins speaks with adoption advocate Linh Song about Vietnam's announcement today that it will not renew its adoption agreement with the United States; the decision follows U.S. accusations of corruption in Vietnam's adoption system.
The World's Mary Kay Magistad reports on concerns about the safety of infant formula produced in China. Two infants have died and hundreds became ill after drinking tainted formula produced by a Chinese state-run company.
Many South Korean kids spend a lot of time on their computers, and some worry that many are addicted. Reporter Jason Strother tells us about a treatment program designed to get South Korea's children off the computer.