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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

Q-&-A with Cholo Brooks: A Liberian Journalist

Pulitzer Center grantee Ruthie Ackerman talked to Cholo Brooks, a Liberian journalist who worked for the BBC African Service during the war, about the challenges facing Liberian youth after the war.

Randall Street

Everyone knows poverty exists, and seeing people beg for money isn't all that surprising. But in Liberia, some of these young men who beg are the ones praised and handed medals on the soccer field.

Liberia: Pictures from Out of the Rubble

After more than a decade of civil war, many Liberian youth end up at the margins of the society, struggling to better themselves and reintegrate into the society.

From Out of the Rubble

Charles and Mabel were former fighters who went through the demobilization process thinking it would help them escape poverty. And like many ex-combatants, they were disappointed and let down.

Liberia: Amputee All Stars as Tool for Reintegration

The executive director of Liberia's demobilization program says the soccer players should be given a job—any job—to keep them off the streets. But with limited resources, that's easier said than done.

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