Women, Children, Crisis

Sergeant 'Boniface' says he was told by his commanding officer to go and rape. He says that he raped three women before his conscience told him to stop. Image by Fiona Lloyd-Davies. DRC, 2013.
May 15, 2017

Masika Katsuva led Congo’s rape survivors to find healing, independence and justice through working together in the field. Hear their stories on June 6 in London.  

Family members mourn the death of Darwin Franco, a community organizer in Honduras. Later that evening his family received death threats. Image by Dominic Bracco II. Honduras, 2015.
May 9, 2017

Photographer speaks about his work, a nuanced look at the U.S.-Mexico smuggling corridor, border culture, and the historical conflicts that have shaped this region.

PBS Newshour broadcast still image of a child in South Sudan. Reporting by Jane Ferguson. South Sudan, 2017.
May 3, 2017

PBS NewsHour special correspondent Jane Ferguson presents her reporting from South Sudan, exploring the impacts of ethnic violence, economic collapse and famine.

NewsHour broadcast still
March 31, 2017

Pulitzer Center-supported journalists and student fellows screen films and discuss their reporting, from climate change to widowhood.  

At the University of Florida, Parkinson’s disease patient Russell Price undergoes surgery to implant a deep brain stimulation (DBS) lead
March 29, 2017

Join Pulitzer Center and Global Health NOW at the 2017 CUGH conference for a workshop on ways to better communicate research and field experience.

Project Last Mile aims to make contraception more accessible to women in the most remote, hard-to-reach villages in rural Africa. Image by Jake Naughton. Kenya, 2015.
March 27, 2017

Join conversation about U.S. policy, public health and availability of abortions to women overseas with journalists Laura Bassett and Jake Naughton at The George Washington University Milken...

Refugees climb out of their dinghy on the shores of Lesbos after having crossed from Turkey, about seven miles away. Image by Tzeli Hadjidimitiou. Greece, 2015.
March 22, 2017

How are the lives of refugees impacted as they migrate throughout the world? And how does their migration affect the global economy? Join us in New York to discuss.  

Image by Anne Thurow. Uganda, 2015.
March 13, 2017

Pulitzer Center partners with Chicago Council, bringing journalists into the conversation with broad range of individuals working on global food security and agricultural development.  

March 10, 2017

A series of panels and workshops exploring the intersection of gender and the most critical issues of our time—from property rights to global health and international security.

Betty Nanozi was robbed of everything she owned, twice. Image by Kathryn Carlson. Uganda, 2016.
March 9, 2017

Cynthia Gorney discusses "For Widows: Life After Loss" as part of Pulitzer Center visit to Austin, Texas.

The exuberance of Holi, the holiday that includes flinging colored powders, was until recently thought inappropriate for widows. Aid groups, defying traditional prejudices against widows, now invite them to join celebrations like this Holi party in Vrindavan. Image by Amy Toensing. India, 2016.
March 9, 2017

Photojournalist brings stories of women, and her images of them published in National Geographic, to Campus Consortium partner students and faculty.

Masika Katsuva is a central figure in the Pulitzer Center-supported documentary "Seeds of Hope." She created a support center and farming community in the Democratic Republic of Congo to assist other survivors of rape, their children and orphans. Image by Fiona Lloyd-Davies. Democratic Republic of Congo, 2013.
March 8, 2017

Watch the screening and attend a panel discussion on "Under the Shadow," a film about how politics, corruption and impunity affect the lives of individuals in the Democratic Republic of Congo.