January 24, 2017 /
Libby Allen, Laura Bassett
The Population Institute awarded Laura Bassett the Global Media Award for her story "Instruments of Oppression."
Lake Urmia in the Sharafkhaneh Port. Image by Ako Salemi. Iran, 2016.
January 10, 2017 /
Tom Hundley
This week: Climate change in Iran observed, Chinese immigrants are reversing course, and Robert Mugabe's legacy in Zimbabwe.
January 9, 2017 / New Security Beat
Nikita Sampath
Rising sea levels and intense cyclones have turned the drinking water saline in coastal Bangladesh. The villagers cope the best they can.
Beyebo Eresado and a fellow villager describe how their community in southern Ethiopia stopped female genital mutilation. Image by Amy Yee. Ethiopia, 2016.
January 5, 2017 / Voice of America
Amy Yee
Attitudes toward female genital mutilation are slowly changing in Ethiopia.
January 1, 2017 / Inter Press Service
Mark Olalde
Abandoned mines, a shrinking minerals extraction workforce and traditional practices combine to produce small-scale miners in South Africa.
Martin Preuss Centre at Bwaila Hospital in Lilongwe. Image by Jen Stephens. Malawi, 2016.
December 6, 2016 / Untold Stories
Jennifer Stephens
Young people born with HIV in Malawi now confront their adolescent years with the support of teen clinics and clubs.
November 22, 2016
Tom Hundley
This week: lung cancer patients travel to Cuba for a promising vaccine, South Africa is challenges the stigma attached to HIV/AIDS, climate change in Greenland is causing drought for farmers.
November 21, 2016
Ben Solomon, Scott Anderson, Jon Sawyer
Landmark New York Times Magazine issue focused on the stories of individuals in the Middle East to explore regional conflicts.
November 17, 2016
Sim Chi Yin
Photographer Sim Chi Yin's exhibit examines the impact of China's top occupational disease.
Ihab Muhtaseb (center)  is shown with Milwaukee Journal Sentinel staffers Mark Hoffman (left) and Mark Johnson on March 22, 2016, at the Zaatari refuge camp in Jordan about 15 miles from the Syrian border.
November 9, 2016 / Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Mark Hoffman
Photojournalist Mark Hoffman travels to a refugee camp in Jordan to document a medical mission.
Ghazweh and Abdul Fattah at a park in Des Moines with their children, from left to right: Sedra, Mutaz, Hala, Haidar and Nazeer. Image by Danny Wilcox Frazier—VII for TIME. Des Moines, IA, 2016.
November 8, 2016
Jon Sawyer
This week, a Syrian family finds shelter in Iowa, classrooms delve into "Fractured Lands," and student fellow Kent Wagner investigates the disappearing forests of Borneo.
November 7, 2016 / Untold Stories
Robin Shulman
Six-year-old Hala Tameem and her four brothers and sisters are excited to start a new school in Des Moines. But they worry other kids won't like them because they're Syrian.
Ghazweh Aljabooli and her husband and five children arrive in the Des Moines airport just before midnight one night in June 2016.
November 4, 2016 / Untold Stories
Robin Shulman
Ghazweh Aljabooli didn't know anyone in the United States when she and her family landed as refugees in the Des Moines airport one night in June 2016. But slowly they began to build new lives.