Iona Craig's first day back in Yemen: "Aden airport has been spruced up since my last visit when the roof was caved in and bullet holes riddled the glass doors."
Iona Craig reports on hunger, geopolitics and U.S. military engagement as Yemen heads in to its third year of civil war.
Iona Craig, who reported on the aftermath of the botched Navy SEAL raid in Yemen for The Intercept, was interviewed by Poynter about her experience freelancing in the Middle East.
Iona Craig reports from the largely abandoned village of al Ghayil, Yemen, speaking to those who survived the raid by U.S. forces.
The White House called a Navy SEAL raid on al-Qaeda in Yemen a success. Yemenis call it the last straw.
Women and children in a Yemeni village recall the horror of Trump’s “highly successful” SEAL raid.
Yemen's rural society is renowned for its unwavering resilience. But there has to be a breaking point. In a dusty wasteland in rural Taiz, that point of collapse is startlingly tangible.
Economic collapse, hunger and conflict mean Yemenis are struggling just to stay alive.
Stephanie Sinclair shares the experiences child brides face. She discusses the need for their voices to be heard and the challenges she faced as a journalist who witnessed their struggles and abuse.
Over the past eight years, photographer Stephanie Sinclair has investigated the phenomenon of child marriage around the world. Her multimedia presentation synthesizes this body of work into a powerful call to action.
Yemeni President Saleh has stayed in power by impressing on international donors that only he could keep al Qaeda at bay. But their surge has benefited him, bringing in billions of dollars in aid.
One of the first things you notice wandering around anywhere in Yemen is the kids. They are everywhere. Playing soccer in the streets, collecting water, selling vegetables, and shooting marbles in the alleyways. And if you have a camera, you will here the constant refrain of "Sura! Sura!" the Arabic word for picture. I've collected a lot of pictures of Yemeni children over the past few months.
Two years of civil war have left Yemen battered, divided and facing famine. Iona Craig traces the impact of one of the world's most under-reported conflicts.
Throughout the world, more than 51 million girls below the age of 18 are currently married. This harmful traditional practice spans continents, language, religion and caste.
After the attempted bombing of Northwest flight 253 in December, Yemen again became the focus of US and international counterterrorism policy.
The poorest nation in the Arab world struggles with high population growth, 40% unemployment and a persistent flow of refugees from Somalia. In the next decade, its 22 million citizens will compete for increasingly scarce water supplies, as aquifers are drilled, pumped and drained unsustainably.
This week: discussing a documentary on child marriage, examining religion and culture's interplay with environmentalism in China, and celebrating our award-winning student fellows.
Inaugural grants, provided in partnership with the Pulitzer Center and ONA camera bags, highlighted in New York Times Lens blog.
Pulitzer Center grantee Iona Craig's reporting on U.S. raid in Yemen has received coverage from major media outlets.
Hundreds hear from Jon Sawyer and Cynthia Gorney at Wake Forest University community event focused on child marriage.
Stephanie Sinclair is a finalist in the National Magazine Award competition for her photography of child brides around the world.
Listen to Wake Forest Journalism Director Justin Catanoso discuss his school's partnership with the Pulitzer Center, Guilford College and High Point University.
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.
Stephanie Sinclair wins first prize in the contemporary issues category from World Press Photo for her images of the hidden but widespread practice of child marriage.
PBS Newshour's Hari Sreenivasan interviewed Stephanie Sinclair on her work surrounding the issue of child marriage.
Stephanie Sinclair and Cynthia Gorney discuss the phenomenon of child marriage on NPR's All Things Considered.
A new Chatham House briefing paper co-authored by Ginny Hill examines the relationships between Yemen and its Gulf neighbors as political change sweeps the region.
Stephanie Sinclair's documentary short is an investigation of child marriage and a call to action. In this lesson, students view the film and discuss root causes of child marriage and solutions,...
In this lesson, students learn about the experience of international reporting from Iona Craig’s work in Yemen and her reflections on the reporting process.
This unit plan, designed for high school freshmen, analyzes the Arab Spring in the context of the French and Haitian revolutions.
This is a painting lesson that combines Pablo Picasso's famous 1937 Guernica with current day issues presented from The Pulitzer Center.
This is a painting lesson that combines Pablo Picasso's famous 1937 "Guernica" with current day issues presented by the Pulitzer Center.
This is a painting lesson that combines Pablo Picasso's famous 1937 Guernica with current day issues presented by the Pulitzer Center.
This lesson plan outlines a project that allows students the opportunity to connect with a contemporary crisis somewhere in the world.