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.
August 28, 2014 /
Michelle Ferng
Peru, along with the rest of Latin America, is experiencing one of the fastest demographic shifts in the world. Older people over 60 will outnumber children under 14 by 2040. Is the country ready?
August 28, 2014 / Untold Stories
Michelle Ferng
An unprecedented public celebration of older adults hints at growing momentum for Peru to address the human rights of older adults. Will actions match the words?
February 28, 2014 / Untold Stories
Larry C. Price
Child miners are exposed to highly toxic mercury which can be absorbed through the skin, ingested in food and water, or inhaled from vapors.
February 27, 2014 / Untold Stories
Roger Thurow
Diego Sarat didn't know what a goat was when his wife signed up for a new nutrition program in Guatemala. He soon discovered it would be a turning point in the health of his children.
February 24, 2014
Jon Sawyer
Great photography is a Pulitzer Center hallmark and so is reporting of depth and insight, sometimes on stories in the news and sometimes on issues that should be.
February 24, 2014 / Untold Stories
Kerstin Egenhofer
In Malawi, students drop out in droves because they can't afford the cost of staying in school. Giving money directly to the poorest students could be one way to keep them in the classroom.
February 21, 2014 / Untold Stories
Kate Riley
Ecuador's government is pushing for a "culture of quality" that emphasizes higher education and improved academic rigor. However, freedom to choose a path of study is not guaranteed.
February 21, 2014
Claire Gillespie
In one of 45 states to adopt Common Core standards, Illinois administrators, teachers, parents, students and legislators respond to the new policy in ways that belie the national reaction.
February 21, 2014
Elizabeth Pelletier
Waiver that exempted Newtown students from standardized tests after Sandy Hook shooting sparks debate on high-stakes testing and accountability in schools.
February 20, 2014 / Untold Stories
Carlos Javier Ortiz
In Guatemala City, gun violence doesn't discriminate. Fourteen-year-old Michael René Coyoy Hernandez was just one of 2013's 6,000 victims.
February 20, 2014 / Untold Stories
Carlos Javier Ortiz
Siretha White was shot to death during her 11th birthday party. Seven years later, her family reunited to celebrate her life on the day she would have turned 18.
February 20, 2014 / Untold Stories
Carlos Javier Ortiz
A lack of community resources in Chicago's south- and westside neighborhoods translates into endemic poverty and gun violence, two of the city's main impediments to further development.

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