September 22, 2014 /
Lauren Shepherd, Micah Fink
Filmmaker discusses his approach to making award-winning documentary, "The Abominable Crime."
September 22, 2014 / Untold Stories
Selin Thomas
A privately run school for Syrian children, psychologically traumatized or developmentally delayed, will close next month due to lack of funding.
September 18, 2014 /
Michelle Goldberg
Do bans on buying sex work? Or is it better to legalize everything? Journalist Michelle Goldberg traveled to Europe to find out.
September 12, 2014 / Untold Stories
Paul Short
Recent legislation in Turkey allows for new methods of urban transformation—and government intervention—in Istanbul's housing development.
September 11, 2014 / Untold Stories
Selin Thomas
Just one family of thousands forced to flee Syria after the eruption of war, the Koksals illustrate the tremendous hardships and complexities of the refugee population in Turkey.
September 11, 2014 / Untold Stories
Britton Nagy
With the lowest recidivism rates in the world, Bastøy Prison of Norway is committed to developing positive members of society through a system that encourages rehabilitation.
September 10, 2014 / The Economist
Samuel Loewenberg
Getting water to poor communities may sound straightforward: dig a well, put in a pump and hand out water filters. But as many NGOs and aid agencies have found, it is a lot more complicated than that...
September 10, 2014 / CNN
Carl Gierstorfer
Decades of sex-selective abortion have created an acute lack of women in certain parts of India. Traffickers capitalize on the shortage by recruiting or kidnapping women to sell as brides.
September 9, 2014 / The New York Review of Books
Richard Bernstein
Among the many recent stories concerning foreigners setting out to fight in Syria, the allegations about the Uighurs arrested in Thailand are the most curious.
September 8, 2014
Tom Hundley, Jenna Krajeski, Sebastian Meyer
While Iraqi Kurdistan has autonomy, security, and oil, it is still consumed by the traumatic effects of decades of sectarian fighting.
September 8, 2014 / Untold Stories
Tom Clement
India’s growing demand for electricity and the push for privatization are having unintended consequences in India’s northern state of Sikkim.
September 8, 2014 / Untold Stories
Jessica Edmond
In Ghana the ideal skin complexion represented in the media is of fair skin tones. How far will women go to lighten their skin?
September 5, 2014 / The New York Review of Books
Katherine Doyle
A million Chinese migrants, and billions of dollars in trade and investment, are reshaping Africa. Ian Johnson reviews Howard French's new book and the Pulitzer Center e-book by Jacob Kushner.

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