January 3, 2013 The Nation
Jina Moore, Estelle Ellis
In South Africa, a country with one of the most permissive abortion-access laws in the world, many women find it is easier—and faster—to get an illegal abortion instead.
June 13, 2012 Untold Stories
Mae Azango
Reporting on female genital cutting in Liberia was more dangerous than Pulitzer Center grantee Mae Azango expected.
April 10, 2012 Untold Stories
Jina Moore, Jake Naughton
The Herald, South Africa's daily regional paper, is well-known for launching tough-minded investigations into local issues.
April 5, 2012 Untold Stories
Jina Moore, Jake Naughton
Although South Africa legalized abortion 15 years ago, the volunteer midwives and health professionals who provide it at Dora Nginza, a state hospital in Port Elizabeth, are often scorned.
March 30, 2012 Front Page Africa
Mae Azango
The Liberian government and traditional leaders announced a shutdown of activities within the Sande women's society. The announcement followed Mae Azango’s report on female genital cutting.
March 19, 2012 Untold Stories
Jina Moore
A small paper with a powerful voice: FrontPage Africa is Liberia's investigative daily.
March 14, 2012 Untold Stories
Mae Azango
Mae Azango reports on harmful childbirth practices endangering mothers in Liberia.
March 14, 2012 Untold Stories
Jina Moore
Pulitzer Center journalist Mae Azango has been receiving threats since publishing a story on female genital mutilation.
Image by Jake Naughton. Liberia, 2012.
March 9, 2012 Untold Stories
Jina Moore
When journalists report on vulnerable populations do the same rules apply in all cases and in all cultures?
March 9, 2012 Untold Stories
Jina Moore, Jake Naughton
If the Internet can muster so much attention for one viral video, how about a little something for Todee, Liberia?
January 3, 2012 Untold Stories
Jina Moore, Jake Naughton
Reporting on reproductive health can lead reporters into a maze of facts and figures. A panel of experts offers advice on finding, interpreting and using data, without losing sight of the story.
December 15, 2011 The New York Times
Alexis Okeowo
Health experts consider legalized abortion in Africa a potential solution to one of the leading causes of death for women. But cultural taboos and colonial laws present challenges.
December 6, 2011 The New Yorker
Alexis Okeowo
At the International Conference on Family Planning in Dakar this month, a new study suggesting that hormonal contraception shots may double the risk of women becoming H.I.V.-positive, created a stir.