December 29, 2015 / Untold Stories
Kateri Donahoe
Men and women across Mali have devoted their lives to the movement to end female genital cutting. Here one woman explains her very personal reasons for joining this fight.
November 26, 2015 /
Chris Arsenault
The Thomson Reuters journalist wins the award for coverage of humanitarian and development aspects of the U.N. and U.N. agencies.
November 20, 2015 / Untold Stories
Kateri Donahoe
Laws about female genital cutting in Europe and the U.S. can benefit Malian migrants. But when they return home, there is palpable tension between their new lives and Mali's cultural beliefs.
Image by Kateri Donahoe. Mali, 2015.
November 20, 2015
Kateri Donahoe
Female genital cutting affects more than nine out of ten of women in Mali. Those working to end the practice must walk a fine line between preserving culture and protecting women.
October 25, 2015
Eleanor Bell, Will Fitzgibbon
International media organizations nominate 'Fatal Extraction' for innovation in multimedia storytelling.
September 9, 2015 / International Consortium of Investigative Journalists
Will Fitzgibbon, Eleanor Bell
Reporters in one of the largest ever journalistic collaborations in Africa spent months unearthing court records and hushed-up government audits to tell human stories of mining's impacts in Africa.
July 24, 2015
Eleanor Bell, Will Fitzgibbon
Journalists Eleanor Bell and Will Fitzgibbon discuss the process behind "Fatal Extraction," the ICIJ investigation about Australian mining companies in Africa.
June 1, 2015
Lauren Shepherd, Jennifer Gonzalez, Luke Nozicka, Katherine Blunt, Eric Halperin, Rodrigue Ossebi, Pankaj Khadka, Sarah Ellis, Austin Davis, Charlotte Bellomy, Kateri Donahoe, Claire Elizabeth Felter, Jae Lee, Anna Hoffman, Olivia Conti, Sydney Combs, Max Radwin, Betsy Saavedra, Rebecca Gibian, Diana Crandall, Zach Hollo, John Soper, Daniel Black, Kara Andrade, Julia Boccagno, Priya Ramchandra, Farzana Shah, Megan Huynh
Students journey across the globe to report on issues that matter—from migration to global health and indigenous land rights.
May 14, 2015 / Thomson Reuters Foundation
Chris Arsenault
It was a hushed-up contract for one of Africa’s biggest land deals, signed with the backing of two authoritarians who have since been deposed. Naturally, I wanted a copy.
May 14, 2015 / Thomson Reuters Foundation
Chris Arsenault
A series of small changes—a wall to capture rainwater, expanded vegetable gardens and more efficient wood stoves—are helping families eke out an existence in one of the world's poorest countries.
May 14, 2015 / Foreign Affairs
Chris Arsenault
Malian farmer Balima Coulibaly and his fellow villages aren't sure what will happen now that their land has been sold to Libya. They fear displacement following one of Africa's biggest land deals.
May 3, 2015 / The Atavist
Joshua Hammer
In 2001, two unlikely friends created a music festival in Mali that drew the likes of Bono and Robert Plant. Then radical Islam tore them apart.
April 30, 2015 / Thomson Reuters Foundation
Chris Arsenault
Mali agreed to lease Libya 100,000 hectares of farmland in a 2008 agreement called the Malibya project. The deal has been controversial as local farmers believe they could be displaced.

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