Au Pair Illustration
August 28, 2016 / Rappler by Ana P. Santos

Life did not go as planned, so May Arnaldo set off for Denmark to be an au pair and made new plans.

Au Pair
August 28, 2016 / DW by Ana P. Santos

Workers from the Philippines are desperate to leave the country and willing to pay a high price to wager a chance at a better life.

Leen Issa
August 28, 2016 / Women's Refugee Commission by Jodi Hilton

Refugee women and girls are in urgent need of protection as they seek safety in Turkey, Greece and in destination countries in Western Europe.

Many were evacuated to camps like this one, in Larisa, Greece. It’s located on a fenced gravel lot dotted with tents, off the side of a divided highway lined by fields the color of sand, over three-hours drive from Athens in one of the hottest, driest parts of the country. More than 800 Afghans and Syrians were deposited here, in the middle of nowhere, by government busses months ago, with no information on why or for how long. Image by Frederick Atax.
August 26, 2016 / Untold Stories by Sonia Shah

Over 50,000 people fleeing Syria, Afghanistan and elsewhere are being held in military-run camps across Greece—with limited access to health care, in part due to the economic crisis in Greece.

Refugee camp
August 23, 2016 / BBC by Jeanne Carstensen

A new report from the Women’s Refugee Commission documents deteriorating conditions for refugees trapped in Greece. Host Jeb Sharp speaks with reporter Jeanne Carstensen in Lesbos.

Athens refugees
August 21, 2016 / The Nation by Sonia Shah

As fans cheered on Team Refugee in Rio, thousands of refugees from Afghanistan, Pakistan and elsewhere suffered epidemics of scabies and dysentery in derelict Olympic stadiums in Athens.

children in grounds of petra camp greece
August 10, 2016 / PRI's The World by Jeanne Carstensen, Jodi Hilton

Persecuted by ISIS, chased out of Iraq, the Yazidis have suffered a lot. And that was before they got to Greece, where other refugees, mostly Muslims, are still persecuting them.

Leipzig 1
August 6, 2016 / The Leipzig Glocal by Sim Chi Yin

Two of Pulitzer Center Grantee Sim Chi Yin's long-term projects, "Dying to Breathe" and "Rat Tribe," were recently exhibited in Leipzig.

Skull on a stake
August 3, 2016 / WBUR by Jason Motlagh

Pulitzer Center grantee Jason Motlagh speaks with WBUR's Sacha Pfeiffer about his reporting in the Darien Gap.

At races students put their training to the test.
August 3, 2016 / NPR by Daniel Socha

A team of young runners in Congo overcome challenges of everyday life caused by years of war and conflict.

Beatrice Kamuchanga runs down the main road in Kirotshe, Democratic Republic of Congo.
August 2, 2016 / Untold Stories by Daniel Socha

Conflict continues to cause rampant poverty and despair in Kirotshe, Congo. Beatrice Kamuchanga, 19, overcomes challenges of life there and prepares to run the 5000 meter race in the 2016 Olympics.

Runners gather early on Sunday morning for a community race at the makeshift soccer field in Kirotshe.
August 2, 2016 by Daniel Socha

Over the past two decades fighting in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo has torn through the region, leaving widespread poverty and hopelessness. Project Kirotshe helps one community rebuild...