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Women

Women and girls face a myriad of unique challenges around the globe. Although many countries around the world continue to work to mitigate the historic marginalization of and violence against women and girls, they are often disproportionately affected by war, climate change, poverty, industrialization, and global health crises.

In telling their stories Pulitzer Center journalists illuminate not only the violence and disparity faced by women and girls worldwide, but their resilience and strength in the face of it. Stories as varied as a young woman barricading herself in a hotel room in Bangkok to escape subjugation in Saudi Arabia to the women advocating for reproductive rights in Nigeria show women and girls constantly fighting to assert their own humanity.

 

 

Women

Denmark: The Woman Who Could Make Migrants Fly

“Nagpapalipad” is what Iluminada Panabe’s service is called in whispers. The literal translation is “to make one fly” but it is code for flying into Europe without the intention of ever leaving.

Songs of the North

Song and faith are twin pillars of community practices in St. Theresa Point. Each autumn, families join together in a festival to celebrate family bonds and spiritual connections.

Mary Wiltenburg Finalist for Livingston, Dart Awards

In 2010, Mary Wiltenburg was named a finalist for the 2009 Livingston Awards and the Dart Awards for Excellence in Coverage of Trauma for her Christian Science Monitor series on a Tanzanian refugee resettling in the United States.

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