Welcome to the Philippines, home to philandering politicians, millions of “illegitimate” children, and marital laws that make Italy look liberal.
Shelters, legal aid and lessons on economic self-sufficiency are helping to tackle rampant gender-based violence.
The largest special education school in China contains state-of-the-art facilities, and many of its students have won national awards. Yet beneath its shiny infrastructure lies an uncertain future.
In the mountainous regions of the Dominican Republic teen pregnancy is everywhere and mothers’ partners are commonly older.
Unlike many other students with disabilities in China, deaf students have the opportunity to go to school and attend college. Yet even parents and teachers don’t see them as equal members of society.
We All We Got, a short documentary by photographer Carlos Javier Ortiz, shows the layers of violence, mourning, resilience and celebration in the lives of young people in Chicago.
"For the first few months back here, I did not want to be alone. I was always scared and afraid that someone would die."
Good nutrition in the first 1,000 days is vital for the growth of a child’s body and brain. In Uganda a 15-month-old enjoys a nutritious lunch.
In Indonesia, while public opinion and the law take a consistently rigid stance against abortion, Islam offers a much more pragmatic approach.
A child’s future well-being is determined by age two. What his mother knows can improve his chances.
"In an effort to understand what life is like in the world's murder capital, we spent two weeks in San Pedro Sula. We found a city in crisis, but also a place steeped in hope...."
Two political scandals swept headlines in Bolivia recently, giving rise to protests and a campaign to publicize past misogynistic comments or policies by political candidates.
"We will illuminate dark places and, with a deep sense of responsibility, interpret these troubled times."
JOSEPH PULITZER III (1913-1993)