A Liberian-American apparel manufacturer is battling Ebola’s aftermath with a T-shirt company that provides the littlest survivors with a key to education: school uniforms.
Danielle Shapiro is a freelance journalist based in New York City. Most of her reporting is about women, children and human rights in the developing world.
Denise took the gun out of her mouth. She wasn’t going to give up her kids. She wasn’t going to say goodbye to Fran, her high school sweetheart and wife of 34 years.
For working middle- to lower-income moms, a family emergency can easily spell financial disaster.
As Libya lurches forward to its landmark parliamentary election in July, its children are fighting a brutal new battle on the playground.
Liberia’s Mae Azango has been hit with death threats since she wrote a story about female genital cutting. Danielle Shapiro reports.
In an obscure Muslim society in Indonesia, women are revered—and own key property.
According to a new study, the pandemic of sexual violence in war-torn Congo is far worse than previously reported—with four women raped every five minutes. Danielle Shapiro investigates what the numbers mean.
Amy Lehman is working furiously to build a floating hospital that will bring medical care to millions of hard-to-reach people in Congo. Danielle Shapiro reports from the water.