September 27, 2014 / Untold Stories
Shiho Fukada
A behind-the-scene account of how the "Disposable Workers in Japan" project was developed and how the film was edited.
September 26, 2014 / Untold Stories
Adiba Khan
In Kenya, improving sexual health education and providing girls and women with control over their own fertility are crucial in preventing maternal deaths.
September 25, 2014 / Nautilus
Amy Maxmen
In Ethiopia, paleontologists are pushing back the clock on humanity’s origins.
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 / Untold Stories
Gregory Gilderman
Neglect and denial. According to Russian public health activists that's the Russian government’s strategy for tackling the challenge of HIV.
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.
September 5, 2014 / Untold Stories
Paul Short
The Başıbüyük neighborhood in Istanbul offers two extremes of housing: shining new highrises and the rapidly disappearing squatter settlements of a previous generation.

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