November 24, 2013 /
Rebecca Gibian, Paul Salopek
"Walking is falling forward." Pulitzer Center grantee Paul Salopek is following our first footsteps, on a seven-year walk around the earth. National Geographic makes the walk its cover story.
September 16, 2013 / The Lancet
Samuel Loewenberg
Several major aid agencies have been blamed for not addressing rights violations in Ethiopia, including those linked to their programs in the country.
July 26, 2013 / The Washington Post | KidsPost
Kem Knapp Sawyer
Paul Salopek is an adventurer and a dreamer, an old-fashioned trekker and a modern day explorer. He has set out on foot to circle the world, a 21,000 mile journey that will take 7 years to complete.
March 28, 2012
Cynthia Gorney, Stephanie Sinclair, Jon Sawyer
Join the Pulitzer Center at Wake Forest University for Too Young to Wed: Uncovering the Secret World of Child Brides.
March 1, 2012
Jennifer McDonald
Too Young To Wed: The Secret World of Child Brides wins second place in the issue reporting multimedia story division of the Pictures of the Year International's photojournalism competition.
January 5, 2012 / Untold Stories
Kathryn Joyce, Michael Tsegaye
As Ethiopia's international adoptions become an increasingly lucrative business, adoption agencies are being accused of fraudulent paperwork and unethical recruitment of children—or “child harvesting...
January 5, 2012 / Untold Stories
Kathryn Joyce, Michael Tsegaye
Independent researchers working to track down the birth families of children adopted from Ethiopia have come up with evidence of fraud. Their findings put them face-to-face with threats and violence.
January 3, 2012
Kathryn Joyce
Pulitzer Center grantee Kathryn Joyce traveled to Ethiopia to report on the sudden surge in international adoptions--the country's lucrative new "export industry."
December 21, 2011 / The Atlantic
Kathryn Joyce
International adoption is big business in Ethiopia, but serious ethical questions have been raised about some practices, including the falsification of documents and the "harvesting" of children.
November 26, 2011 / The New York Times
Samuel Loewenberg
Millions of people are starving unnecessarily in Ethiopia, Kenya and Somalia. The world knows how to prevent drought-induced famine. So why doesn’t it?
November 15, 2011 / PBS NewsHour
Fred de Sam Lazaro
Fred de Sam Lazaro reports from the Dolo refugee camp on the border of Ethiopia and Somalia where Somali refugees have fled to escape al-Shabab violence and an increasingly deadly famine.
November 9, 2011 / Untold Stories
Fred de Sam Lazaro
Escaping Al Shabab, Somali refugees are fleeing to Ethiopian camps where aid workers worry about pressure on relief resources.
November 4, 2011
Fred de Sam Lazaro
Famine and war have pushed tens of thousands of Somali refugees to camps along the Ethiopian border. The crisis is likely to grow worse, straining the resources of aid groups.