Issue

Women, Children, Crisis

In crisis areas, it is often women and children who suffer most. Countries with underdeveloped economies and countries at war face countless difficulties, but stories of the particular misery faced by women and children are often overlooked—resulting in far-reaching human, social and economic consequences.

Women, Children, Crisis pulls from a number of reporting projects around the globe that illuminate the adversity and outright crimes endured by women and children, as well as creative responses to these challenges.

Women, Children, Crisis

As Congo Rebels Advance, Civilians Target U.N.

Angry civilians attacked U.N. offices in the eastern part of the Democratic Republic of Congo, accusing U.N. peacekeeping troops of failing to protect them.

Hijacker

One of the worst places in the world to be a woman is the Democratic Republic of Congo.

DRC: Aging Rebels, Twilight of Amani

Pulitzer Center grantee Michael Kavanagh goes to a town inhabited by the FDLR, the Rwandan Hutu armed group considered a terrorist organization by the US government.

DRC: Curfew in Goma, NGOs Anxious

Tensions are so high between the government and the CNDP in North Kivu that aid groups are having a terrible time moving across front lines.