As it stands, tens of thousands in the Philippines are stuck in difficult or dysfunctional marriages, torn between the teachings of their faith and a humiliating legal limbo.
In Nakasongola, Uganda, recent financial pressures threaten the continuation of delivering the HPV vaccine, which protects against two strains of HPV that can lead to cervical cancer.
Though there are more opportunities for the early detection of cervical cancer in Uganda, problems arise when women with advanced stages of the disease are referred for treatment.
In episode 2 of The Last Hunger Season film series, produced by Josh Courter and Guilia Longo Courter, Pulitzer Center grantee Roger Thurow chronicles the daily lives of Leonida Wanya's family.
"We are losing a lot of our women, who could support our economy, who are our mothers and sisters, you know, for no reason."
Hatay, a region that has experienced a confluence of religion, ethnicity and race for thousands of years, is now dominated by an influx of Syrian refugees, increasing sectarian tensions.
In this episode of The Last Hunger Season film series, Andrew Youn talks about the beginning of One Acre Fund, its philosophy, and its work with farmers to conquer the hunger
In this episode of The Last Hunger Season film series, Leonida explains their decision to embark on a modern-day exodus.
In Kenya, improving sexual health education and providing girls and women with control over their own fertility are crucial in preventing maternal deaths.
The sight of young mothers in Busia is not uncommon. Poverty and rape account for the high number of unintended pregnancies in the region.
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.
"We will illuminate dark places and, with a deep sense of responsibility, interpret these troubled times."
JOSEPH PULITZER III (1913-1993)