Women in sub-Saharan Africa have a one in 38 chance of dying as a result of complications from pregnancy or childbirth. Low-tech interventions are flipping the script in Kenya.
Matt Hongoltz-Hetling looks at the protective gear that maternal health care workers wear in Sierra Leone.
Roger Thurow talks about the importance of India's busy rice harvest.
National Geographic's Janna Dotschkal interviews Pulitzer Center grantee Dominic Bracco II about his work in Mexico, Texas, and Honduras.
Trying to convey the humanity of the Freetown residents who use their heads to transport goods safely through the chaotic streets.
Pulitzer Center grantee Roger Thurow highlights innovative efforts in Uganda that can lead to achieving the goal of healthier children, mothers, and communities.
Despite death threats and firebombs, Aziz Royesh and his school are symbols of success in a country that is starving for education.
Forced to choose between corrupt government clinics and faith healers, Sierra Leone's pregnant women and their infants are dying in record numbers. One doctor may have the solution.
Although one of this country's poorest districts has been Ebola-free for six weeks, the deadly virus continues to mask or hamper other health issues for pregnant women and newborns here.
Burma’s army has forcibly recruited teenagers for decades. The practice is slowly changing, but many former child soldiers live with the scars of their experiences.
Khiyaam Frey has endured grief, trauma and imprisonment on his job interrupting gang shootings in urban South Africa. Can his insights into gun violence illuminate the American gun control debate?
There's a method to stopping gun violence before it starts--and it has worked in seven countries. Can the method be modified to prevent sexual violence?
"We will illuminate dark places and, with a deep sense of responsibility, interpret these troubled times."
JOSEPH PULITZER III (1913-1993)