September 2, 2014 / Untold Stories
Sascha Garrey
HIV-positive women face markedly higher risks of cervical cancers but at Uganda health clinics persuading women to take the screening test remains a challenge.
Image by Sascha Garrey. Uganda, 2014.
September 2, 2014 /
Sascha Garrey
In the U.S., the HPV vaccine and regular pap smears have almost stopped the pervasiveness of cervical cancer in its tracks. In Uganda, however, cervical cancer is the most fatal cancer for women.
September 2, 2014 / Untold Stories
Jessica Edmond
These portraits were chosen to illustrate the diverse beauty of young Ghanaian girls. They respond to questions about perceptions of beauty and the media promotion of skin-bleaching products.
June 12, 2009 / Untold Stories
Ernest Waititu
At the crack of dawn when women and children in other parts of the world wake up to take warm showers and sit down to breakfast, women and children of Kakuma in Turkana Region of Kenya wake up to a
June 12, 2009 / The Times
Tristan McConnell
The first time Farah Ismail Eid set out to hijack a ship off the coast of Somalia his boat was easily outrun. On the second occasion he kept pace but his boarding ladder was too short.
June 12, 2009 / GlobalPost
Narayan Mahon, Tristan McConnell
The slight figure of Farah Ismail Eid is a far cry from the swashbuckling, murderous image of a pirate of the high seas. The scourge of piracy along the Horn of Africa's coastline has caused...
June 11, 2009
Tristan McConnell, Narayan Mahon
Somaliland, a breakaway region of Somalia, is Africa’s only fully unrecognized country. After breaking away from Somalia and claiming independence in 1991, the Somaliland government, in stark...
June 11, 2009 / Untold Stories, World Focus
Tristan McConnell
It's a disconcerting experience to report from a place that doesn't exist. 18-years ago Somaliland broke away from Somalia, its bigger, nastier neighbor.
June 10, 2009 / Untold Stories
Ernest Waititu
When the flight attendant announces that we should prepare for landing, the plane plummets fast towards the hills at a speed that makes me think about the will which has remained on my to-do list f
June 10, 2009
Ernest Waititu
Kenya's Kakuma Refugee Camp was for years among the world's most famous, home to the "Lost Boys" of southern Sudan and as many as 90,000 refugees and displaced persons.
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June 9, 2009 / Untold Stories
Mary Wiltenburg
This month, as Tanzania prepares to forcibly expel some 40,000 Central African refugees from its camps, Rwandan refugee Neema John and her young son are hiding out in an urban slum, living in fear
June 8, 2009 / Untold Stories
Mary Wiltenburg
Mary Wiltenburg, for the Pulitzer Center
June 8, 2009 / Untold Stories
Mary Wiltenburg
Mary Wiltenburg, for the Pulitzer Center

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