Collaborating with local journalists in Tanzania sheds new light on critical topics.
Women in sub-Saharan Africa provide more than half the farm labor yet are five times less likely than men to own land.
Many African women still struggle for rights — for the right to go to school, to marry when and whom they choose, to own farmland and livestock.
Mariam was the victim of double bad luck: First, that mosquito gave her malaria. Second, it was cerebral malaria, a form of the disease that is so severe it often kills children.
Costa Kiggundu had one question for an American visitor to her home in a gritty Kampala slum: "What will happen if you stop sending the drugs?"
It's a life-or-death question for Kiggundu, her son and all of her friends at the clinic where she gets medicine to help her body fight HIV infection, which killed her husband.