September 2, 2014 /
These portraits were chosen to illustrate the diverse beauty of young Ghanaian girls. They respond to questions about perceptions of beauty and the media promotion of skin-bleaching products.
September 2, 2014
Jessica Edmond, Pulitzer Center student fellow from Southern Illinois University Carbondale, examines the effects of media that promote skin bleaching among women and children in Ghana.
November 14, 2013 /
Watch ZoomLion, Ghana's largest private waste management company, in action as it cleans Ghana's streets.
September 11, 2013 /
Waste management services in Ghana have improved since private companies entered the scene. Even so, Ghana is running out of places to put its trash and is looking for alternative methods of disposal...
August 27, 2013
New e-book available on cancer's global footprint from Joanne Silberner, Pulitzer Center and PRI's The World.
August 23, 2013 /
Rural development in Ghana could reduce urban migration, as well as the nasty business of open defecation.
August 7, 2013 /
Cleanliness may be next to godliness, but when it comes to waste management and sanitation, church and state in Ghana are not singing from the same hymnbook.
June 26, 2013 /
In Ghana trash is often disposed of in gutters––creating stagnant pools of water that become breeding grounds for insects. Efforts to introduce trash bins have met with little success––and much theft...
June 26, 2013
A push-pull between Ghana’s residents and its department of waste management has been ongoing—trash bins have been stolen and open defecation is commonplace. A turnaround may be in the works.
May 31, 2013
Two Penn students named 2013 Pulitzer Center International Student Reporting Fellows.