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.
Pacific Coast Highway. Image by Erik Vance. California, 2016.
October 18, 2016 / The Last Word On Nothing
Erik Vance
Erik Vance ponders the relationship between pilgrimage and coming of age. Whether walking for God or riding to bond with your dad, we all need a spiritual journey.
Amy Maxmen speaks with children suffering from Konzo in Kahemba, DRC
October 18, 2016 /
Neil Brandvold
Photojournalist Neil Brandvold investigates the paralytic disease Konzo that has inflicted polio-life symptoms on thousands of the most impoverished people in Democratic Republic of Congo.
Sharon Henio-Yazzie (pictured with an abandoned school in Ramah) was one of roughly 40,000 children from 60 tribes placed in Mormon homes between 1947 and 2000
October 14, 2016 / World Policy Journal
Daniella Zalcman
Award winning photojournalist Daniella Zalcman speaks with the World Policy Journal's On Air podcast about her work.
Dallas nurse Nina Pham, was infected with Ebola in 2014 while caring for the first person to ever be diagnosed with the illness in the U.S.
October 14, 2016 / Dallas Morning News
Seema Yasmin
Ebola no longer dominates the headlines but for an estimated 17,000 survivors of the largest Ebola outbreak in history, the struggle is not over.
A mother in Bona in southern Ethiopia (right) underwent female genital mutilation as a young woman
October 14, 2016 / Untold Stories
Amy Yee
Snapshots of Ethiopians who have participated in KMG's community conversations and changed their minds about female genital mutilation and stopped the long-standing practice.
Marcus Sapere practices Reiki massage on a client in his office in Alameda, California. Reiki is based on the idea that sickness is caused by the changes in energy and that a therapist can manipulate that energy with his hands and mind. Image by Erika Larsen.
October 13, 2016
Erik Vance
Inside our heads is an ancient power. A tool of miracle-workers, charlatans, witch doctors, hypnotists and physicians alike. It's a basic part of who we are. It's the hidden power of suggestibility.
Video still. 2016.
October 13, 2016 / Untold Stories
Erik Vance
Journalist Erik Vance explores the science and psychology behind suggestibility in his new book Suggestible You.
Peer counseling at clinic for persons with spinal cord injuries
October 12, 2016 / Boston University News Service
Kate Petcosky-Kulkarni
In India, disability is both a consequence and a cause of abject poverty.
Streetscape in Shivaji Nagar
October 11, 2016 / Untold Stories
Kate Petcosky-Kulkarni
Kate Petcosky-Kulkarni's photo essay explores the daily struggle of accessibility in India's largest city.
For persons with physical or sensory disabilities in India, accessibility in public spaces, education, and transportation is a daily challenge
October 11, 2016
Kate Petcosky-Kulkarni
In India, persons with disabilities are largely invisible due to lack of accessibility or acceptability in public spaces. They can also be deliberately unseen as people avert their eyes.
Fundiswa, 34, at a church where she sang. Fundiswa died in September 2013. Image by Misha Friedman. South Africa, 2013.
October 11, 2016
Misha Friedman
Misha Friedman discusses traveleing to Cape Town to report on the human stories behind the statistics of HIV and the tuberculosis epidemic in South Africa.
A mother in southern Ethiopia (right) underwent female genital mutilation as a young woman
October 7, 2016
Amy Yee
Female genital mutilation affects 200 million girls and women worldwide. But in Ethiopia, Bogaletch Gebre's nonprofit has reduced FGM in one region from 97 percent to 3 percent by working within...