September 2, 2014 /
Jessica Edmond
Jessica Edmond, Pulitzer Center student fellow from Southern Illinois University Carbondale, examines the effects of media that promote skin bleaching among women and children in Ghana.
August 29, 2014 /
Zach Child, Dan McCarey
We can now envision a post-AIDS world, but marginalized communities are still being left behind. In the global fight against AIDS, business as usual will not end the epidemic.
August 29, 2014 / Al Jazeera America
Samuel Loewenberg
Waterborne diseases are rampant in the East African country, which is also riven by corruption and poor governance. Can community-led approaches offer a solution?
July 23, 2014 / Untold Stories
Joshua Hammer
A journey by road, ferry, and military plane across northern Mali reveals the scars of the jihadist occupation—and signs of a still-smoldering conflict.
July 21, 2014 / Untold Stories
Jennifer Koons
The challenges of population growth, environmental degradation, food security, and even violent extremism can be traced back to issues with girls’ health, education and human rights.
July 18, 2014 / SciDev.Net
Meera Senthilingam
South Africa faces an increasing battle against drug-resistant tuberculosis and reducing transmission is becoming a key component of disease control. This slideshow explores the problem in Cape Town.
July 18, 2014
Amelia Warshaw, Samuel Loewenberg, Tecee Boley, Diksha Bali, Kem Knapp Sawyer
Many malnourished children suffer more from poor sanitation than lack of food. Simple things like hand washing, sewage systems, and public latrines could save millions of lives each year.
July 15, 2014
Daniella Zalcman
Photojournalist Daniella Zalcman talks about her work documenting Uganda's LGBT community in the wake of the Anti-Homosexuality Bill.
July 14, 2014 / Untold Stories
Jennifer Koons
The teacher at the Koranic school described the young woman as “calm and obedient,” ideal marriage material. Samira Abdoulaye, 19, did not return the sentiment.
Image by Jennifer Koons. Niger, 2014.
July 14, 2014
Jennifer Koons
The rate of population growth exceeds economic growth in Niger where women have an average of seven children. Government officials hope family planning will become the best way forward.
July 10, 2014 / truthAtlas
Kem Knapp Sawyer
Girls and young women from eastern Congo, where rape has become a weapon of war, take shelter at the Marguerite House where many feel part of a community for the first time.
July 8, 2014 / The Atavist
Lukas Augustin, Niklas Schenck
After the horror of genocide in Rwanda, friends and families begin the process of reconciliation with the perpetrators.
July 7, 2014
Tom Hundley
"Congo's Children," our newest e-book, draws on reporting, photographs, and videos by Kem and Jon Sawyer to show the struggles–and the triumphs–of the young people who will determine Congo's future.

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