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.
September 17, 2014 / Voice of America
Sebastian Meyer
Thousands of Iraqi Christians have fled their homes ahead of the Islamic State onslaught. Despite U.S. airstrikes, the prospect of these refugees returning is very low.
September 10, 2014 / CNN
Carl Gierstorfer
Decades of sex-selective abortion have created an acute lack of women in certain parts of India. Traffickers capitalize on the shortage by recruiting or kidnapping women to sell as brides.
June 30, 2014 / The New York Times
Amy Maxmen
Several African countries are preemptively treating children for malaria after trials found the measure drastically lowers deaths. Will on-the-ground results be as promising?
June 30, 2014
Molly K. Dutmers
The Catholic Church stands at a crossroads—church attendance in Europe has decreased and the millennial generation is becoming detached. Can Pope Francis and the Church adapt to the modern era?
June 30, 2014
Amelia Warshaw, Esha Chhabra, Ameto Akpe
Most of the obstacles facing the anti-polio campaign in Syria are not unique. Efforts in India and Nigeria have faced the same stumbling blocks: misinformation, social stigma, and religious backlash.
June 26, 2014 / The Guardian
James Harkin
Parents anxiously await news of their teenaged sons who were kidnapped from bus by Islamic militants in Syria.
Image by James Harkin. Turkey, 2014.
June 26, 2014
James Harkin
How some of northern Syria’s children are being reared into a life of praying and jihad by a new kind of puritanical islamist group called the Islamic State of Iraq and Sham.
June 26, 2014 / PBS NewsHour
Roger Thurow, Hari Sreenivasan, Jason Kane
About half of Guatemala’s children will face physical or developmental challenges due to malnutrition, yet vegetables grown for export overflow in the countryside.
June 25, 2014 / PBS NewsHour
Hari Sreenivasan
Three-quarters of children in rural Guatemala are chronically malnourished, while residents of the capital thrive. Hari Sreenivasan takes a closer look at malnutrition in a land of plenty.
Image by Hari Sreenivasan. Guatemala, 2014.
June 25, 2014
Hari Sreenivasan, Roger Thurow, Jason Kane
In Guatemala, an effort is underway to reverse a stubborn trend: about 50 percent of children are so malnourished they're “stunted” — physically, intellectually, and later in life, economically.
June 23, 2014 / Chicago Council on Global Affairs
Roger Thurow
Before the abductions in Nigeria, there was Aboke, Uganda.
June 16, 2014
Tom Hundley
A new Pulitzer Center interactive map spotlights a remarkable success, and one that has gone under-reported — the extraordinary decline in the rate of child mortality.

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