Women, Children, Crisis

Roughly a hundred and fifty people wait to be rescued from an inflatable dinghy in the Mediterranean Sea, twenty miles north of Libya. The boat left with only enough fuel to reach international waters. Image by Ben Taub. Libya, 2016.
October 4, 2017

Pulitzer Center grantees Alice Su, Robin Shulman, and Ben Taub share their reporting on refugees as part of inaugural Campus Consortium visit to Georgetown University. 

September 25, 2017

Join journalists, educators, and researchers for a day-long workshop on how to communicate global health research, findings, and programs to non-academic audiences.

Blessing and two other teen-age Nigerian girls watch a rainbow over the short stretch of water separating Sicily from mainland Italy. Eighty percent of young Nigerian women who cross the Mediterranean are trafficked into sexual exploitation. Image by Ben Taub. Italy, 2017.
September 25, 2017

Award-winning journalist focuses on human trafficking from Africa to Europe and war crimes in Syria during Campus Consortium visit. 

Cover image from the report "All the President's Wealth." Produced by the Congo Research Group and the Pulitzer Center.
September 14, 2017

Pulitzer Center grantee talk part of multi-day campus visit, which includes working with the Pulitzer Center-William & Mary Sharp Writer-in-Residence Program.

September 5, 2017

Journalist Michael Kavanagh speaks about his investigative journey reporting on President Joseph Kabila as he clings to power, throwing the country into a constitutional crisis.

August 28, 2017

Documentary photographer Carlos Javier Ortiz joins health professionals and other experts to discuss how journalism, the creative arts, and public health can work together to retell the story of...

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, A World of Widows, that documents the status of widows in Uganda,...

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.