Women and Children In Crisis: Telling Their Untold Stories Published September 15, 2011
October 3, 2011 - 8:00pm to 9:30pm
Please join us for a conversation with Pulitzer Center grantees as they discuss the struggles and perseverance of ordinary people in extraordinary circumstances. Photojournalist Andre Lambertson will discuss his work on Liberian youth after the war and on women and girls in post-quake Haiti. Reporter Anna Badkhen will describe her village-to-village journey across Afghanistan investigating the decade-long violence from the ground up.
Washington University in Saint Louis
Mallinckrodt Multipurpose Room
St. Louis, MO 63130
Co-presented with International and Area Studies and Sigma Iota Rho
During the 14-year civil war that tore apart Liberia, children were taken from their homes and sent to fight in an adult war. When the fighting ended in 2003 the Liberian government began trying to demobilize the youth, offering cash and counseling programs aimed at rehabilitating the young people and preparing them to return to their communities.
August 25, 2011 / Untold Storiesby ANDRE LAMBERTSON, LISA ARMSTRONG
It is not as if teenage prostitution didn’t exist in Haiti before the January 2010 earthquake that left 1.5 million displaced, tens of thousands of them living in haphazardly-placed tents in scatte
July 28, 2011 / WFDDby ERIN BANCO
WFDD interviews poet and reporter Kwame Dawes before the premiere of "Voices of Haiti." Voices was also featured in Winston-Salem Journal highlights from National Black Theatre Festival.
"We will illuminate dark places and, with a deep sense of responsibility, interpret these troubled times."
JOSEPH PULITZER III (1913-1993)