IRP Fellow Wins Front Page Award

Fellows Fall 2010

October 08, 2010

2010 IRP Fellow Betsy Pisik

2010 IRP Fellow Betsy Pisik has been named the winner of the 2010 Front Page Award for best in-depth newspaper reporting for her stories from the Democratic Republic of Congo. The awards are given by the Newswomen's Club of New York and will be presented at a dinner November 4 in New York. Pisik was honored for her series "Lost Story of the Lost Continent: How Rape is Used as a Tool of War in Congo," which ran in The Washington Times. Pisik is currently reporting from Nigeria as an IRP Fellow. She is a freelance reporter based at the United Nations in New York.

Follow the links below to read the pieces from Pisik's series:

Series Introduction
Congo's shame: Rape used as tool of war
Congo: An African country that's broken
Survivors of Congo's rape epidemic rebuild
Obstacles steep to lasting peace in Congo

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