Blog Posts in Livelihoods

Posted by Cody Leblanc on Jun 20, 2013
Child miners in eastern Congo.

Thousands of children are being exploited in the mines and by armed groups that operate in the Tanganyika district of Katanga province in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

Posted by Garrett Moore on Jun 17, 2013
Elephants in Garamba National Park

The population of elephants in Garamba National Park in northeast Congo has dropped from 20,000 to just over 2,000 since 1960. 

Posted by Sarah Goomar on Jun 17, 2013
Sudanese newspapers vendors in Khartoum.

The Sudanese National Intelligence and Security Services, or NISS, confiscated over 10 major newspapers in Sudan in May of 2012, banned 13 journalists from operation, and identified several prohibited topics of discussion.

Posted by Lexi Britton on Jun 15, 2013

A weekly roundup of must-read stories, posted every Friday (sometimes Saturday). 

Posted by Guest Contributor on May 30, 2013
Guest bloggers

On April 25, Oregon’s One Million Bones, or OMB, group hosted an installation at Portland State University of nearly 9,500 clay bones to remember victims of past genocides and support genocide prevention.