As early marriages, pregnancies, botched illegal abortions, and sexually transmitted diseases threaten to end childhood for Uganda's girls, Voices of Our Future correspondent Ikirimat Grace Odeke fights for their missing futures.
Despite efforts to educate the public and prevent transmission, Zambia’s HIV-infection rate hovers at 14%. Having lost her family to the pandemic, Voices of Our Future correspondent Chinemu has vowed to be an agent of healing and change.
As a nurse, Okeny-Lucia has insider knowledge on the state of maternal health in her homeland. She has dedicated her life to rallying for increased access to health care for pregnant women and their children.
He has photographed mothers across several African countries with some of the highest maternal mortality rates in the world. By aiming his lens on the humanity of these women before, during, and after labor, Paolo Patruno hopes to inspire action on maternal health in Africa.