The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) shared the work of two ICFJ program participants in a publication commemorating The International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking on June 26.
M M Badsha's piece "Gaza Phencidyl Yaba Crossing Border in the Hole of Bamboo, Inside the Pillow," detailed the practices of drug traffickers in his home country of Bangladesh while Chencho Dema's piece, "Substance Abuse Among Women a Growing Problem" offered a close look at drug abuse amon
The International Center for Journalists (ICFJ) has selected 14 participants from the United States to report on everything from immigration to women’s health in the 2013 Bringing Home the World: International Reporting Fellowship Program for Minority Journalists. ICFJ also selected six U.S. journalists as fellows for the inaugural Social Justice Reporting for a Global America Program.
The fellows were chosen from a record 200 applications based on the quality of their proposals. Participants will report from abroad on issues that resonate with their local audiences.