Videos

Orphaned and traumatized: Mozambican families fleeing ISIS struggle to rebuild their lives – PBS NewsHour (image)

Orphaned and traumatized: Mozambican families fleeing ISIS struggle to rebuild their lives – PBS NewsHour

April 6, 2021

For years, Islamist militants have terrorized the Cabo Delgado province in Mozambique, killing and displacing thousands. This week, they attacked a town called Palma, which hosts international oil and gas companies, killing dozens. ISIS claimed responsibility. Special correspondent Neha Wadekar and her team were among the first to access the region and speak to survivors. They have this report.

Hologic Panther – ITN (image)

Hologic Panther – ITN

December 1, 2020

The Hologic Panther can help test more blood samples more quickly, allowing HIV positive patients to know their viral loads so they can better manage their conditions.

The Child Brides of Climate Change – TIME Magazine (image)

The Child Brides of Climate Change – TIME Magazine

August 13, 2020

Video by Vania Turner, produced by Neha Wadekar and Will Swanson. With support from the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting.

Climate Change Drives Gender-Based Violence in Somaliland – Voice of America (image)

Climate Change Drives Gender-Based Violence in Somaliland – Voice of America

March 30, 2020

Climate change is driving gender-based violence among rural communities in the breakaway region of Somaliland, according to the charity Oxfam. In times of increasing drought, women travel further to find water and other needs, raising the risk of sexual violence.  Similarly, men unable to support their families too often take out their frustration on their family. 

Somaliland Women Find Opportunities, Risks Adapting to Drought – Voice of America (image)

Somaliland Women Find Opportunities, Risks Adapting to Drought – Voice of America

March 27, 2020

After years of devastating droughts, many rural families in the breakaway territory of Somaliland are migrating to urban centers. To survive, some women are going into business, challenging traditional gender roles that have long defined the workforce. 

Center Works to Empower Yemen’s Women and Girls – Voice of America (image)

Center Works to Empower Yemen’s Women and Girls – Voice of America

May 13, 2019

Yemen’s four years of devastating civil war have taken the hardest toll on women and girls. Many have become widowed and must support their families alone without the needed skills or education. In one remote desert village, the U.S. aid group International Rescue Committee has established a center for teaching skills and empowerment to vulnerable women and girls. 

Understanding the platform practises of micro-entrepreneurs in Kenya: Mastercard Foundation (image)

Understanding the platform practises of micro-entrepreneurs in Kenya: Mastercard Foundation

April 1, 2019

Watch my videos on five micro-entrepreneurs hustling in Nairobi for the Mastercard Foundation.

Death toll rises to 21 in attack on luxury hotel complex in Nairobi, Kenya – NBC News (image)

Death toll rises to 21 in attack on luxury hotel complex in Nairobi, Kenya – NBC News

January 16, 2019

I am proud and honored to have had the opportunity to work on this piece about my friend, Jason Spindler, who was killed by terrorists in the January 16, 2019 attack on the Dust2it Hotel on Riverside Drive in Nairobi, Kenya.

Yemen’s Humanitarian Crisis Worsens – Voice of America (image)

Yemen’s Humanitarian Crisis Worsens – Voice of America

January 8, 2019

As the conflict in Yemen rages on, Yemen’s humanitarian crisis worsens.

A Man-Made War Paid for by Women and Children – Washington Post (image)

A Man-Made War Paid for by Women and Children – Washington Post

December 13, 2018

Yemen’s four-year civil war has produced the world’s worst humanitarian disaster. The conflict between a Saudi-led coalition supporting the Yemeni government and Iran-aligned rebels has killed at least 10,000 people and pushed 14 million more to the brink of famine. Often overlooked in Yemen’s wartime narrative are women and children. Yet they are the ones most likely to be displaced, deprived and abused. These are their stories.