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Strengthening Resilience: Promise in a Time of Climate Change

Strengthening Resilience: Promise in a Time of Climate Change

| November 14, 2017

During an afternoon of sun between the rains in the village of Tuol Ta Aek, a group of children play outside. Nearby, the water line is evident on the villagers’ homes and fences where the floods reached a year ago.

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Adwoa Adezawa: The Young Woman and the Sea

Adwoa Adezawa: The Young Woman and the Sea

| March 22, 2017

Throughout West Africa, women are often called the “invisible fishers” and their significant roles in the fishing industry mostly go unmeasured. And yet, it is becoming increasingly clear that women quietly dominate the sector—even if they don’t go out in boats.

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Nora FitzGerald in Ghana and Mauritius

Nora FitzGerald in Ghana and Mauritius

| December 20, 2016

In 2016, Nora FitzGerald worked as a journalist trainer at the African Journalists for Sustainable Fisheries Workshop in Elmina, Ghana. She also helped conduct journalist training in Mauritius. Check out some photos from her trip to Africa.

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Panel: LGBT Rights in Russia at FotoWeekDC

Panel: LGBT Rights in Russia at FotoWeekDC

| November 11, 2015

Join the Pulitzer Center for “LGBT Rights in Russia” at FotoWeekDC 2015 on Thursday, November 12. Grantees Nora FitzGerald and Misha Friedman, and special guest Dmitry Chizhevsky, a Russian who was a victim of anti-LGBT violence in St. Petersburg will speak as part of this panel discussion. FitzGerald discusses her reporting on Russia’s government crackdown […]

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The Fear of Being Gay in Russia

The Fear of Being Gay in Russia

| March 22, 2015

Moscow’s first gay pride parade was held in May 2006, thirteen years after homosexuality was decriminalized in Russia. It was supposed to be a joyous occasion, the beginning of a new era of openness for the LGBT community.

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Cracking Down on Russia’s LGBT Activists

Cracking Down on Russia’s LGBT Activists

| January 9, 2015

“Cracking Down on Russia’s LGBT Activists” discusses the struggles of activists for LGBT rights in Russia, such as Nikolai Baev. This piece by Nora Fitzgerald was commissioned through a grant by the Pulitzer Center and published on November 17, 2014.

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In St. Petersburg, an LGBT film festival hangs on in face of Russian homophobia

In St. Petersburg, an LGBT film festival hangs on in face of Russian homophobia

| January 9, 2015

“In St. Petersburg, an LGBT film festival hangs on in face of Russian homophobia” discusses the challenges faced by the organizers of the Side by Side LGBT Film Festival in Novosibirsk. This piece by Nora Fitzgerald was published by The Washington Post on November 14, 2014.

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From Ukraine’s Independence Square, the art of the revolution

From Ukraine’s Independence Square, the art of the revolution

| May 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

This piece is about a Ukrainian group calling itself “Civil Sector of the Maidan” and their protest art called “The Kingdom of Darkness Is Surrendered.” Dozens of women and men hold torso-size mirrors in their hands, reflecting the wall of riot police standing before them. This article was published in Washington Post.

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When John Steinbeck went to Stalingrad

When John Steinbeck went to Stalingrad

| December 7, 2013 | 0 Comments

“A Russian Journal” was published 65 years ago, but it is the arguably among the most honest foreign reporting for its keen powers of observation, droll humor and sheer lack of conclusion about the place. This piece was published in Russia Beyond the Headlines.

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Dancer David Dorfman meditates on love and loss in ‘Come, and Back Again’

Dancer David Dorfman meditates on love and loss in ‘Come, and Back Again’

| November 3, 2013 | 0 Comments

A review of the work of dancer David Dorfman entitled “Come, and Back Again,”

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