Pulitzer Center Update

Edge of Joy Project Wins Nafis Sadik Award for Courage


As Nigeria works to “re-brand” itself from a post-colonial military state to a progressive African democracy, leaders have recognized that one of the most pressing problems for this emerging society is also its most treatable: maternal and infant mortality. Image by Dawn Sinclair Shapiro. Nigeria, 2010.

The Rotarian Action Group for Population and Sustainable Development presented Dawn Sinclair Shapiro with this year's Nafis Sadik Award for Courage.

Her documentary Edge of Joy, is a character driven, cinematic expedition covering the state of maternal care in Nigeria.

Learn more about the Rotarian Action Group and the Nafis Sadik Award for Courage.