Abigail Higgins

Abigail Higgins

Abigail Higgins is a journalist in Washington DC, covering global health, women's health, and climate change with a focus on the United States and sub... -Saharan Africa.


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Drug use has soared on the African is­land and women are the most vul­ner­a­ble.

Published On 28 May 2015

Pub­lic strip­ping and as­sault of woman and ri­val protests there­after high­light Kenya’s gen­der-re­la­tions di­vide.

Published On 18 Nov 2014

Grow­ing ef­forts un­der way in Liberia to em­ploy mo­bile phone tech­nol­o­gy to bol­ster re­sponse to the dead­ly out­break.

Published On 16 Nov 2014

One Kenyan doc­tor of­fers free op­er­a­tions for women suf­fer­ing from the con­di­tion, which of­ten makes them out­casts.

Published On 23 May 2014