Three women share their experiences with cervical cancer screening and treatment in Uganda.
The Chicago Council launches a new multi-part video series on Roger Thurow's The Last Hunger Season.
In Ghana the ideal skin complexion represented in the media is of fair skin tones. How far will women go to lighten their skin?
With cancer on the rise in Uganda, the country's only radiotherapy machine and the doctor who manages it face the daunting challenge of delivering timely treatment to patients.
In this short documentary, a Filipino family speaks of the price that must be paid when motherhood means choosing to leave.
HIV-positive women face markedly higher risks of cervical cancers but at Uganda health clinics persuading women to take the screening test remains a challenge.
These portraits were chosen to illustrate the diverse beauty of young Ghanaian girls. They respond to questions about perceptions of beauty and the media promotion of skin-bleaching products.
For OFW (Overseas Filipino Worker) mothers, the financial rewards of working abroad are bittersweet.
A volunteer organization in the UAE is teaching Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) basic computer skills to help them transition to higher paying jobs abroad or back home in the Philippines.
Most women in Niger marry at the onset of puberty and are expected to continue having as many children as their bodies will allow until they reach menopause.
In these rural lands, poverty, murder, and injustice fuel a battle between farmers and rich landowners.
Although the school lunch program can foster tolerance, discrimination against lower castes persists in rural India.
"We will illuminate dark places and, with a deep sense of responsibility, interpret these troubled times."
JOSEPH PULITZER III (1913-1993)