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Women-Children-Crisis event, UNC, 3/30

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March 30, 2009 | 4:00 PM EDT
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Every January, 83-year-old Olga Murray of northern California goes to southwestern Nepal for the...

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The Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting presents Women - Children - Crisis. Three journalists will share their stories from Nepal, Iraq and the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Monday, March 30, 4 pm

Carroll Hall Auditorium

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Meredith May, feature writer for the San Francisco Chronicle and a professor at Mills College in Oakland, reported this winter on child indentured servants in western Nepal.

Michael Kavanagh, a specialist on the Great Lakes ethnic conflicts, has made three month-long trips to eastern Congo in the past year, reporting for The World, World Focus, NPR and Slate.

Alaa Majeed, an Iraqi journalist who worked in McClatchy's Baghdad bureau, is a winner of the 2007 Courage in Journalism Award. She was in Iraq this winter, reunited with her two sons after years apart.

Co-Sponsored by the UNC-Chapel Hill School of Journalism and Mass Communication and the Center for Global Initiatives with additional support provided by the Frank Hawkins Kenan Institute of Private Enterprise and the Center for International Business Education and Research (CIBER).


Three women grouped together: an elderly woman smiling, a transwoman with her arms folded, and a woman holding her headscarf with a baby strapped to her back.


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