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.
July 21, 2014 / Untold Stories
Jennifer Koons
The challenges of population growth, environmental degradation, food security, and even violent extremism can be traced back to issues with girls’ health, education and human rights.
July 20, 2014 / PRI's The World
Rhitu Chatterjee
The third and final broadcast in PRI's The World series on India’s Midday Meal, the program that feeds 120 million poor and malnourished children.
June 5, 2014 / Rappler
Ana P. Santos
"When it comes to being a nanny or caregiver, the Filipina is the best in her class. She’s the top of the line. It is an honorable profession." – Grace Princesa, Philippine Ambassador to the UAE.
June 4, 2014
Quinn Libson
The 21 Pulitzer Center student fellows from our Campus Consortium partners this year will report on a range of complex issues from around the world—from public health to the environment.
June 2, 2014 / Rappler
Ana P. Santos
When mothers must work abroad, what happens to the children they leave behind?
May 22, 2014 / Rappler
Ana P. Santos
When a mother leaves the home to work abroad, it is usually the eldest daughter who takes over the role of family caregiver.
May 19, 2014
Tom Hundley
Last week Turkey began burying the dead from the country’s worst-ever coal mining disaster. The toll is expected to exceed 300.
May 15, 2014 / GlobalPost
Allyn Gaestel, Allison Shelley
In Nigeria, birth control is stigmatized, misunderstood, and inaccessible—especially for youth. Abortion is legal only when the life of a mother is endangered. But at least 760,000 occur every year.
May 13, 2014 / PRI's The World
Alissa Quart
For ten years, Blanca has cared for other people's children. Now, she is finally reunited with her own son.
May 7, 2014 / Untold Stories
Alice Proujansky
A nanny and her son are reunited after 10 years of international separation while she cared for other people's children. But their adjustment to life together in the U.S. brings new challenges.
Image by Alice Proujansky. United States, 2014.
May 6, 2014
Alissa Quart, Alice Proujansky
Millions of women from poor countries come to work in America as caregivers or nannies. Who looks after their children back home?
May 6, 2014 / The Nation
Alissa Quart, Alice Proujansky
When only US wages can support families in the Global South, parents and children divide to survive.

Pages