“My challenge as a storyteller will be to tell you something about the developing world without making you think, “Oh no, one more depressing thing about poor countries.”
- Pulitzer Center grantee Joanne Silberner talking about her project on #globalcancer. View the interactive map and read the stories here.
“You won’t allow me to go to school. I won’t become a doctor. Remember this: One day you will be sick.”
A short poem, addressed to the Taliban, from Lima Niazi, a 15-year-old Afghan girl. Today is the International Day of the Girl. Read about Lima and other girl poets in Afghanistan in Pulitzer Center grantee Eliza Griswold and Seamus Murphy’s project on Afghanistan, women and poetry and leave your own landai in the comments.
Lima Niazi. Image by Seamus Murphy. Afghanistan, 2012.
Jakarta Globe: Families of Slain Workers Demand Autopsies Amid Organ Trafficking Fears (April 20, 2012)
Three Indonesian men were killed in Malaysia while they were working there. The bodies were returned to their relatives in Indonesia.