March 31, 2010 / Untold Stories by Samuel Loewenberg

Samuel Loewenberg, for the Pulitzer Center Los Chorros, Chiapas

March 23, 2010 / Untold Stories by Samuel Loewenberg

I first meet Maria Francisca Mendoza on the roof deck of a woman's organization known colloquially as Casa de la Mujer, where along with five other young women she is putting the finishing touches...

March 23, 2010 / Untold Stories by Samuel Loewenberg

I have only been in Oaxaca a few days when the protests start. In this, Mexico's second poorest state, political upheaval and fights over social justice go hand in hand with languid tourism, a...

October 3, 2009 / The Huffington Post by Hanna Ingber October 2, 2009 / The Huffington Post by Hanna Ingber October 1, 2009 / The Huffington Post by Hanna Ingber
September 30, 2009 / The Huffington Post by Hanna Ingber

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — The first time Tadu Gelana's mother suggested she get married, Tadu thought she was kidding.

September 29, 2009 / The Huffington Post by Hanna Ingber

JIMMA, Ethiopia — When Zemzem Moustafa went into labor with her fifth child - at age 30 - she could sense a problem.

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September 22, 2009 / The New York Times by Marco Vernaschi

Standing in the only operating room in the only medical hospital in all of Guinea-Bissau, Marco Vernaschi watched a nurse take an unsterile needle out of her pocket and, without anesthetic, suture

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September 21, 2009 / Untold Stories by Marco Vernaschi

Sub-Saharan Africa, the poorest region on Earth, is a place where more than 600,000 women die in pregnancy or childbirth every year due to lack of proper care and only 30 percent of the population

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