Nurith Aizenman
Stories By

Nurith Aizenman

Producer Melissa Berton (center) and director Rayka Zehtabchi (right) accept an Oscar for their documentary 'Period. End of Sentence.' Kevin Winter/Getty Images hide caption

toggle caption
Kevin Winter/Getty Images

A medical worker puts on protective gear at an Ebola treatment center in Beni in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Officials want to train workers at all health facilities to take precautions. John Wessels/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

toggle caption
John Wessels/AFP/Getty Images

Why Does Ebola Keep Spreading In Congo? Here's A Major Clue

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/697073103/697839207" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

AIDS activist group ACT UP organized numerous protests on Wall Street in the 1980s. The group's tactics helped speed the process of finding an effective treatment for AIDS. Tim Clary/AP hide caption

toggle caption
Tim Clary/AP

How To Demand A Medical Breakthrough: Lessons From The AIDS Fight

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/689924838/692955908" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

A Senegalese woman wears clothing and gold jewelry inspired by the fashions of the country's powerful signares -- women who lived in the 18th and 19th century. The photo is featured in the exhibit at the Smithsonian's National Museum of African Art. Fabrice Monteiro/Mariane Ibrahim Gallery hide caption

toggle caption
Fabrice Monteiro/Mariane Ibrahim Gallery

Senegal's Stunning Gold Jewelry ... And The Controversial Women Who Wore It

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/660636686/690684231" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
Sally Deng for NPR

Why This Charity Isn't Afraid To Say It Failed

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/682381373/682932061" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

A Charity That's Not Afraid To Fail

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/682394103/682394104" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Smithsonian Showcases Senegalese Jewelry Which Is Rich In History

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/664694768/681535301" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

It's Feared Congo's Ebola Outbreak Will Get Even Worse

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/668135805/668135808" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

A New Surge Of Ebola Cases Suspected In Congo

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/658057216/658057217" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Approximately 1,500 People Still In Shelters After Hurricane Florence

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/652074415/652748331" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Environmentalists Concerned That More Coal Ash Ponds Will Spill Into Rivers

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/651221359/651221360" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript