Women, Children, Crisis

Christine Namatovu and her son Andrew bring solace to each other in the house Namatovu’s in-laws tried to seize when her husband died. Pushing widows off their property is common practice in this region; Namatovu, with the help of lawyers, fought back. Image by Amy Toensing. Uganda, 2016.
August 17, 2017

Photojournalist, Amy Toensing and deputy director of photography at National Geographic Whitney Johnson will discuss the project the project, A World of Widows, that documents the status of widows in...

Returning to its iconic location at the Brooklyn Bridge Plaza—located in DUMBO’s Brooklyn Bridge Park beneath the majestic span of the Brooklyn Bridge— Photoville will once again create an immersive photography village populated by 55+ shipping containers repurposed into galleries.
August 11, 2017

Pulitzer Center projects will be featured at Photoville 2017 in New York starting September 13.

Educators from the 2016 workshop explore reporting and global topics with journalists who presented earlier in the day. Image by Evey Wilson. United States, 2016.
June 5, 2017

Pulitzer Center and University of Chicago Summer Institute for Educators 2017—This two-day workshop hosted by the Pulitzer Center and UChicago brings together award-winning journalists with educators...

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.