Issue

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

Providing Cancer Care in Haiti

Cancer is becoming a leading cause of death in less economically developed countries like Haiti. One physician has spent his career learning how to combat this growing epidemic.

A Teenager Starting Over in Canada

Samantha Power met Ibraheem Sarhan in 2014 after his home in Syria was bombed. Here, having watched this Op-Doc film, she reflects on his progress.

This Week: Poisoning the Pacific

We know that carbon dioxide emissions are affecting the planet’s climate. Now it appears that these carbon emissions are also altering the chemistry of our oceans.

This Week: KISS in Class

Small class-sizes are great — if you happen to live in a wealthy country like the United States. In India, it's a different story.

This Week: Mine Control

Chinese dollars and the Chinese themselves have been pouring into Africa, mining the continent’s abundant resources, opening businesses, building infrastructure and generally making everyone nervous.