Image by Jim Burress. Liberia, 2014.
April 14, 2014 /
Jim Burress
Years after the end of brutal, decades-long civil war, Liberia has little in terms of a mental health infrastructure. But the need is great, and progress is painstakingly slow
April 11, 2014 / Untold Stories
Jim Burress
Through first-person accounts and photographs, reporter Jim Burress presents an audio slideshow of Liberia's efforts to build a mental health infrastructure.
March 25, 2014 / Untold Stories
Jim Burress
Liberia, with its mental healthcare infrastructure overburdened, now must contend with a new challenge: access to medicine for those whose lives depend on it.
December 27, 2013
Meghan Dhaliwal
The Pulitzer Center staff shares favorite images from 2013.
December 13, 2013
Robin Hammond
Through his photographs, Pulitzer Center grantee captures the world of the mentally ill who are abandoned, forgotten and locked away.
November 8, 2013
Robin Hammond
Robin Hammond discusses the mental health issues facing former child soldiers. His work documents the treatment of mental health issues in various African countries, focusing specifically on Liberia.
August 23, 2013 / Polka
Robin Hammond
Between 1989 and 2003 as many as 250,000 people were killed in Liberia’s civil wars. News media paid little attention to it then and have since moved on. Liberians are trying to move on too.
Image by Robin Hammond. Sierra Leone, 2013.
August 23, 2013
Robin Hammond
The wars in Liberia and Sierra Leone have been over for a decade but the psychological scars linger. To be mentally ill in these countries is to be condemned.
August 12, 2013 / Untold Stories
Tom Hundley
The world's roads are still a place of carnage, with hair-raising instances of risky practices, unenforced laws and shoddy data. This quick survey of country facts also shows that progress is real.
March 25, 2013 / Front Page Africa
Tecee Boley
Student politics in Liberia usually focus on better tuition and lower fees but one student leader insists that lack of clean water and sanitation facilities is the biggest problem students face.
June 13, 2012 / Untold Stories
Mae Azango
Reporting on female genital cutting in Liberia was more dangerous than Pulitzer Center grantee Mae Azango expected.
May 29, 2012 / Christian Science Monitor
Jina Moore
When journalist Mae Azango wrote about a secret women's circumcision ritual in Liberia, she received death threats.
May 12, 2012 / Foreign Policy
Mae Azango
As the public health community shifts its focus to family planning, Mae Azango reminds us of the ongoing need for quality maternal care.