April 18, 2014 / The Washington Post
Jason Motlagh
A year after the collapse of the Rana Plaza complex, safety measures and working conditions for garment factory workers have gotten better, but there is still a long way to go.
April 18, 2014 / Virginia Quarterly Review
Jason Motlagh
In Bangladesh, one year after the worst accident in the history of the garment industry, recovery remains a fragile process, justice seems elusive, and reform has a long way to go.
April 18, 2014 / The New Republic
Tomaso Clavarino
In Rwanda, tens of thousands of amputees serve as living reminders of the 1994 genocide.
Venia and Richard. Image by Andre Lambertson. Haiti, 2011.
January 14, 2011 / Untold Stories
Lisa Armstrong
In Haiti, a new mother faces a difficult choice.
January 14, 2011 / The New Republic
Rebecca Hamilton
Does South Sudan’s government stand any chance of meeting its citizens’ basic needs?
January 13, 2011 / National Geographic
William Wheeler
Haitians and aid workers fear storms and the disastrous connection between cholera, charcoal, deforestation, and floods.
January 13, 2011 / National Geographic
William Wheeler
The cholera outbreak has lead Haitians to boil their water. But they use charcoal for fire, which leads to deforestation and then flooding. Now a new program is trying to restore Haiti's ecosystem.
January 11, 2011 / USA Today
William Wheeler
A year after the earthquake, much is left to be done in Haiti. Slow and difficult rubble removal, bickering over how and where to rebuild, and concerns about corruption have hampered reconstruction...
A wood and coal stove. Image by Bill Wheeler. Haiti, 2011.
January 11, 2011 / Good
William Wheeler
Can energy-efficient stoves reduce Haiti's demand on wood fuel, which has cost the country its forests and left its population more vulnerable to natural disasters like last year's earthquake?
A Sudanese voting ballot. Image by Rebecca Hamilton. Sudan, 2011. This image first appeared in the Washington Post article, "For Southern Sudan, a Historic Vote for Independence" Jan. 9, 2011.
January 10, 2011 / The New Republic, Untold Stories
Rebecca Hamilton
Inspired by family, God, and history, southerners line up to claim independence.
January 10, 2011 / Jyllands-Posten
Anna-Katarina Gravgaard
Anna-Katarina Gravgaard's article, "The Water is Disappearing in Amazonas," appeared in the Danish newspaper Jyllands-Posten.
January 8, 2011 / The Washington Post
Rebecca Hamilton
On Sunday, millions of southern Sudanese will vote on whether they want to become an independent nation from the north, after decades of struggle and a bloody civil war.
Nepal, the tiny Himalayan country known for some of the highest mountains in the world, now wants to establish itself as the world's newest gay destination. Image by Anup Kaphle & Habiba Nosheen, Nepal, 2011.
January 7, 2011 / The Washington Post
Anup Kaphle, Habiba Nosheen
Nepal is promoting tourism for homosexual couples in order to revitalize its economy. But many Nepalis oppose the initiative for cultural and religious reasons.