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Jean Marie Rukundo and his wife, Theodosie Uwambajimana, with their 2-year-old daughter. They've nicknamed her "Rwamrec," the acronym for a resource center in Rwanda that taught Rukundo how to step up his game as a spouse and father. When he came with his wife to the delivery room for the child, she says that "touched my heart." Amy Yee for NPR hide caption

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A patient talks with a nurse at a traveling contraception clinic in Madagascar run by the British nonprofit group Marie Stopes International. The organization is one of many that has decided to give up U.S. funding because it deems Trump's ban on providing abortion referrals to be ethically unacceptable. Samantha Reinders for NPR hide caption

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How To Get Your Kids To Do Chores (Without Resenting It)

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Nurses working with the World Health Organization prepare to administer Ebola vaccines in Mbandaka, a town in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Junior D. Kannah/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Tibet's team met the London Turkish All-Stars at a CONIFA World Cup match this week. Final score: London Turkish All-Stars 4, Tibet 0. Sam Mellish/In Pictures via Getty Images hide caption

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Why Grandmothers May Hold The Key To Human Evolution

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Former fighters and refugees wait in Bambari for the arrival of a delegation from the U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization. Florent Vergnes/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie spoke to the Class of 2018 at Harvard. If you have trouble pronouncing her name, she told the graduates, she is forgiving — as long as it was an honest mistake and not out of malice. Paul Marotta/Getty Images hide caption

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A Somali fisherman carries a fish to the market near the port in Mogadishu. One of the U.N. Sustainable Development Goals calls for the world to "conserve and sustainably use the oceans, seas and marine resources for sustainable development." Mohamed Abdiwahab/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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A worker disinfects shoes outside the Ebola security zone at a hospital in Mbandaka in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Junior Kannah/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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