With the country’s economy in chaos, many residents rely on back-door payments to obtain services. Driver’s licenses, passports — even education and health care — all come with a hidden cost.
Combatants in DRC’s decades-long conflicts have used sexual assault as a battle tactic. A local group provides women counseling, teaches them mushroom farming – and revives their hope.
A once-effective government strategy for combating the potentially fatal mosquito-borne illness has become watered down — literally.
Track the struggle for fairness and freedom.
Photo by Mayela Sánchez, GPJ Mexico
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