Kabwe in Zambia has been left with extreme levels of lead pollution after almost a century of metal mining and smelting, harming generations of children.
Almost a century of lead mining and smelting has poisoned generations of children in the Copperbelt town of Kabwe in Zambia.
In Dungu’s Belgian chateau, UN peacekeepers maintain a small base where they have partied for nearly a decade. To reach Dungu means navigating a highway that has been a hotbed of LRA activity.
Creating sustainable food systems in the face of a changing climate isn't easy—but innovators around the world are making real progress.
Rape has become a tool of war in South Sudan, wielded against women of rival tribes.
People in South Sudan are on the run from government troops, targeted because of their tribe amid a brutal civil war.
South Sudan is on the edge of collapse. Murderous raids on civilian communities are a favored tactic, and UN peacekeepers have been criticized for not doing more to stop them.
Joseph Kony has slipped away, and now the West is packing up its six-shooters. Were they just playing cowboys and Indians?
Fifteen years ago in Kembatta-Tembaro, Ethiopia, virtually every girl underwent the rite of passage known as FGM. Today the generations-old tradition has been abandoned.
South Africa's mining industry is slowly abandoned, a trend captured in this photo essay for Johannesburg's Saturday Star newspaper.
Day in and day out, Malawian women are at risk cooking on open fires and polluting stoves.
Despite bountiful gold, diamonds, uranium, the Central African Republic has been mired in civil war and the legacy of colonization.
Too many of Kenya’s mothers are dying due to pregnancy complications. Public health officials and population studies experts convened to discuss Kenya's challenges, successes and ways forward.
PBS Newshour's Hari Sreenivasan interviewed Stephanie Sinclair on her work surrounding the issue of child marriage.
The Pulitzer Center announces the West African journalists who will attend World Water Week in Stockholm and report on water and sanitation in their home countries.
Lifting the veil on the creative process, filmmaker Dawn Sinclair Shapiro recounts challenges and successes behind crafting "The Edge of Joy," an issue-driven documentary on maternal health in Nigeria.
The Pulitzer Center partnered with CUNY on "The World Through Women's Eyes," a film festival highlighting work by and about women around the world.
"Dear Obama: A Message from the Victims of the LRA," produced in collaboration with Human Right Watch has been nominated for a Webby People's Voice award.
The Economist Film Project, a film documentary contest in partnership with PBS Newshour has selected "The Edge of Joy" as one of its first round winners.
Marco Vernaschi's photo essay "Cocaine Coast" published in Virginia Quarterly Review's Winter 2010 edition is a finalist for ASME's National Magazine Award 2011 for News and Documentary Photography.
Invisible Children's campaign to establish an early warning radio network to prevent future atrocities orchestrated by the LRA.
Pulitzer Center journalist Jina Moore is a winner of the NYU Carter Journalism Institute’s 2011 "Reporting Award". She specializes in covering human rights, foreign affairs and Africa.
Of the 600,000-plus hand pumps installed in sub-Saharan Africa over the past 20 years some 30 percent are known to have failed prematurely.
Sudan's North and South: A legal context to the historic referendum, and a closer look at modern Sudanese history.