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.
January 10, 2017 /
Daniella Zalcman
Photojournalist Daniella Zalcman leads free workshop for educators on ways to use photography, research and interview skills to explore her "Signs of Your Identity" project in the classroom.
Local farmers load the cotton onto the Sofitex containers at the collection center, near Boro. Image by Jost Franko. Burkina Faso, 2015.
December 23, 2016 / Untold Stories
Jošt Franko
Photographer Jost Franko follows the path of cotton in Burkina Faso, Bangladesh and Slovenia, where he finds farmers and textile workers who are often struggling—underpaid or mistreated.
December 22, 2016 / Untold Stories
Kate Toporski
Since 1990, University of Michigan students have been facilitating fine arts workshops in local prisons. In 2016, they took to a global stage, exploring prison arts in Brazil.
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 23, 2016 / The New Yorker
Elisabeth Zerofsky
“Heaven Will Wait” draws from real stories of teen-age girls in France who joined networks of jihadists.
October 17, 2016
Fareed Mostoufi, Tomas van Houtryve
DC Public Schools students gathered for a reception with photojournalist Tomas van Houtryve on October 3, 2016 to celebrate the photos they contributed to the Pulitzer Center-supported photography...
Young hero Innocencia Mpinda.  Image by Jen Stephens.  Malawi, 2016.  Innocencia Mpinda, now 18 years old, learned she was HIV positive at age 14.  She shares, “I felt like I was going to die.”  Having lost her mother at age 8, Innocencia was confused when she learned of her status: “I wanted to shout…because I didn’t know where the virus was from.”   Innocencia was raised by her grandparents.  She recalls painful episodes of discrimination from her grandfather and best friend which led her to leave her hom
September 30, 2016 / Untold Stories
Jennifer Stephens
As the world sprints to end AIDS, young people born with HIV but never told by their guardians are coming to terms with their disease—and living fulfilling lives.
Violet Banda found out she was HIV positive at age 14 when living with her aunt.
September 29, 2016 / Global Health NOW
Jennifer Stephens
As the world sprints to end AIDS, young people born with HIV but never told of their condition by their guardians are coming to terms with their disease—and living fulfilling lives.
Chief Woods
September 27, 2016 / Untold Stories
Dillon DeWitt
The northern reserves value summer for the activities that are made possible in the warmer weather. St. Theresa Point organizes its summer schedule around social commitments and family.
Ceremonial dress
September 27, 2016
Dillon DeWitt
For individuals and families living in the remote First Nations reserve of St. Theresa Point, life teeters between traditional expectations and encroaching Western influences, producing a lifelong...
The road to Tikondane, a safe haven for children in Lilongwe.  Image by Jen Stephens.  Malawi, 2016.
September 21, 2016 / Untold Stories
Jennifer Stephens
Traditional beliefs have been blamed for putting girls at risk and fueling the spread of HIV. However, tradition may also prove the linchpin in bringing about change in HIV among adolescent girls.
Leaders of Nzotheka Support Group for young people living with HIV in Lilongwe
September 21, 2016
Jennifer Stephens
As the world sprints to end AIDS, adolescents and young people suffer from HIV in the shadows with girls and young women bearing the brunt in Malawi.

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