Issue

Women, Children, Crisis

In crisis areas, it is often women and children who suffer most. Countries with underdeveloped economies and countries at war face countless difficulties, but stories of the particular misery faced by women and children are often overlooked—resulting in far-reaching human, social and economic consequences.

Women, Children, Crisis pulls from a number of reporting projects around the globe that illuminate the adversity and outright crimes endured by women and children, as well as creative responses to these challenges.

Women, Children, Crisis

November 14, 2018

The War Widows of Sri Lanka

Moises Saman , Michael Obert

It has been eight years since the end of Sri Lanka’s armed conflict, and Tamil-speaking war widows in the country's north are still seeking justice for wartime violations.

November 01, 2018

Visions of Justice

Brian L. Frank, Justin Maxon

The “Visions of Justice” workshop immerses court involved youth in visual storytelling as a means to nurture self-expression, self-respect, and the exploration their ideas of freedom and justice.

October 30, 2018

Scars and Resilience in South Sudan

Andreea Campeanu, Patricia Huon

In South Sudan, the trauma of the war and the use of child soldiers is transmitted from one generation to another. But people are also finding ways to keep hope.

October 19, 2018

The Good Friday Agreement 20 Years On: 'Women's Work'

Julia Canney

Twenty years on from the Good Friday Agreement, women are once again holding Northern Irish society together through community and outreach programs, all while continuing to deal with lack of sufficient funding to prevent a backslide into the conflict and sectarianism of The Troubles.

The Only Dental Relief for Many in this West Virginia County is Extraction

After reporting in Alabama and California, NewsHour Weekend Special Correspondent Simon Ostrovsky visits the final state that the UN says can exemplify some of the country’s most egregious human rights issues. More than one third of residents in McDowell County, West Virginia are below the poverty line, and many of them only have access to dental work when the pain becomes unbearable.

Dividing Lines

The fight against militias that roam CAR's displaced persons camps and now persecute the very people they claim to protect.

Meet the Journalists: Texas Tribune Staff

After a new federal immigration policy led to hundreds of children being separated from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border, The Texas Tribune opened a temporary South Texas bureau to investigate.

Meet the Journalist: Jason Motlagh

Journalist Jason Motlagh talks about his experience reporting on the persecution of Myanmar’s ethnic Rohingya minority—and the warning signs that went ignored prior to last year’s genocidal violence.