January 11, 2009 /
This Gateway provides compelling material related to the role of women in society and the impact of industrialization and international development on women, children, and families.
Young boys stack bricks inside the Rakta Kali brick kiln. As many as 60,000 children work in brick kilns across Nepal. Image by Ann Hermes. India, 2016.
August 24, 2016 /
Ann Hermes, Michael Holtz
Reporter Michael Holtz and photographer Ann Hermes traveled to India and Nepal to report on labor abuses within the brick-making industry.
August 17, 2016 / Business Daily
Beatrice Obwocha
The Northern Corridor is an economic artery for six East African Countries. Those countries have an ambitious plan to make it safer for truckers.
With long sleeves and colorful scarfs these women begin picking coffee until the sun goes down. Image by Camila DeChalus. Colombia, 2016.
August 2, 2016 / Untold Stories
Camila DeChalus
Camila DeChalus exposes some of the obstacles and tribulations of a coffee farmer in Colombia who grapples with climate change amidst a 50-year internal war.
Jennifer D. Cuevas, left, helps Yvette Roepstorff, a fashion agent, make dinner at the Roepstorff home
August 1, 2016
Ana P. Santos, Allison Shelley
Writer Ana P. Santos and documentary photographer Allison Shelley traveled to Denmark for their project "Au Pair Program: Cultural Exchange or Cheap Domestic Labor?"
Au pair Lucila Espinosa Milay, Denmark
August 1, 2016
Ana P. Santos, Allison Shelley
On paper, the au pair program is a cultural exchange program. But for many people, the motivations are economic relief rather than cultural immersion.
Au pairs walk back to the train after shopping at Loppemarked
August 1, 2016 / Rappler
Ana P. Santos, Allison Shelley
How do you go on a cultural exchange program and end up a pregnant undocumented migrant?
Copenhagen City Hall
August 1, 2016 / Rappler
Ana P. Santos, Allison Shelley
Meet Pat and Pinay, brother and sister who have become an integral part of the protection of Filipino au pairs in trouble.
Copenhagen bay
August 1, 2016 / Rappler
Ana P. Santos
As au pairs, Christy and Jhoy wanted to improve their lives. What they found instead was heartbreak, maltreatment, and a future in limbo.
A boy rides a bike towards a brick kiln outside of Varanasi, India. Many kilns in the country rely on bonded labor. Image by Ann Hermes. India, 2016.
July 31, 2016 / Christian Science Monitor
Michael Holtz, Ann Hermes
India is home to 18.3 million modern slaves. Can mobilizing freed ones help change that?
Still image from ICIJ Fatal Extraction interactive website.
July 22, 2016
Eleanor Bell, Will Fitzgibbon
Six-part multimedia interactive in association with International Consortium of Investigative Journalists focused on investigation into dozens of Australian mining companies in Africa.
Kazansky Station
July 11, 2016 / The Guardian
Joseph Schottenfeld, George Butler
Each week, thousands of men take a four-day rail journey from Tajikistan to Moscow in search of employment.
Maria Ivanova
July 5, 2016 / Hromadske
Misha Friedman
Photo essay about women on new Ukrainian police force.

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