November 23, 2013 /
Outrage and Inspire
New mothers in four corners of the world talk about their hopes and dreams for their babies. Unanimous wish number one: A good education. But that depends on good nutrition in the first two years.
October 24, 2013
Join us for a week of events at FotoWeek DC 2013 featuring photography focused on the way borders affect the populations they separate.
October 2, 2013 /
When protests broke out near the Ngäbe-Buglé semi-autonomous region in 2012, American missionary priest Joe Fitzgerald was forced to assume a role that indigenous people could not.
September 16, 2013 /
In deeply Catholic Nicaragua and El Salvador, where abortion is seen as murder, activists struggle to make the case for therapeutic termination in cases of rape or to save the life of the mother.
August 16, 2013 /
While the government makes superficial strides towards gender equality, women in Nicaragua are suffering from physical, sexual and emotional abuse at alarming rates.
August 15, 2013 /
Government officials say the construction of a hydroelectric dam in western Panama is necessary to address a national electricity emergency, but local residents say they won’t benefit.
August 14, 2013 /
In Guatemala, children learn that cleanliness is next to good nutrition in their healthy development. Eeeewwwww, worms.
August 10, 2013 /
Women and girls in Nicaragua are being denied abortions, even in cases of rape. As more and more children become mothers, activists ask the government to reconsider these strict laws.
August 10, 2013
In Nicaragua and El Salvador, a complete abortion ban has led to unsafe abortions and turned doctors into informants. The number of girls under 14 who give birth has increased by 48 percent.
August 6, 2013 /
Panamanian villagers question the true cost of development in the construction of a major dam on indigenous land.