Hrafnhildur Sveinbjörnsdóttir had a double mastectomy after finding out she had a gene mutation linked to a high risk of breast cancer. But trying to avoid illness cost her her health.
Meet four Cuban artists who are highlighting the many faces of Cuba.
We follow a Cuban family in their efforts to become reunited in the United States.
Amid the Rohingya crisis, Burma's proposed legislation for overseeing the work of international NGOs has diplomats and aid-workers worried about restrictions on work.
Japan, with the world’s oldest population, has been dealing with a challenge it didn’t foresee: senior crime.
As a sex-for-grades scandal blights schools in the Central African Republic, a young group of pupils fights this abuse and corruption to champion the rights of children on the margins
Thanks to large-scale restoration efforts, the North Aral Sea has seen a resurgence of fish—a boon to the communities that rely on it.
Vietnam is a prime example of a little-known global threat: the excessive mining of river sand to build the world’s booming cities.
In August 2017 Hurricane Harvey flooded Houston. With predicted increases in extreme weather events, city planners across the globe are faced with the task of working with, rather than against, nature.
The Burmese government is creating development projects in Rakhine, but it isn't likely to help the Rohingya.
The heart of world Christianity has shifted south. In Africa, pastors exhibit their wealth, and ordinary believers, although poor, make donations to churches that respond to their material desires.
Discover how one woman is creating a space of inclusion for refugee students.
Over the years, individuals who suffer US Supreme Court losses have sought friendlier hearings closer to home. Now state courts are becoming frontiers for litigation by school voucher opponents.
Twelve percent of the US population has some form of disability, but only one percent of scripted TV roles show individuals with disabilities. A major campaign in Hollywood is out to change that.
The Appalachia mountaintop removal resistance movement is strongly tied to the history of the region, and yet activists involved in the cause are drawn to the mountains from a variety of places.
Anti-corruption leader Anna Hazare burst on the scene in early 2011, a mystery to most Indians and much of the world. He is no mystery in the village where he has put Gandhian principles to the test.
Kem Sawyer, author of "Mohandas Gandhi: Champion of Freedom," discusses the influence of Gandhi's thinking on the work of Indian anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare.
Habiba Nosheen and Hilke Schellman reporting on so-called honor killings in Pakistan where women are seen as property of men.
Sam Mathews travels to Guatemala to volunteer with Global Dental Relief. During his stay, Sam learns about the reality of life for the country's ethnic Mayan population.
Washington area students--from three-year olds to university undergrads--learned about critical global issues from Pulitzer Center photojournalists.
After last August's riots, what's next for Britain?
This Week: A village in China where women rule, an island off British Columbia was supposed to be an economic salvation, and illegal mining is causing problems for Venezuela.
Photography has the ability to impact how you see your community, your culture, and current events happening all over the globe. Bringing together educators and photographers, this workshop aimed to demonstrate the power of a picture.
Students from across Washington D.C. show off their photojournalism skills at the "Everyday DC" exhibition, the result of an educational collaboration between the Pulitzer Center and D.C. Public Schools.
Students, families, and teachers gathered to celebrate the 2nd Annual EverydayDC Photography Exhibit.
Students from across the city show off their photojournalism chops at the "Everyday DC" exhibition, which marks the culmination of an educational collaboration between the Pulitzer Center and D.C. Public Schools.
This week: Scientists investigate the long term effects of chemical warfare on Iranian soldiers, a look into how artistic integrity is maintained inside the Chinese Communist system, and more than 100 people are suing Guam's Catholic Church over accusations of sexual abuse by priests.
Pulitzer Center Senior Editor Tom Hundley was featured in an IJNet article offering pitching tips for photojournalists.
This week: selected photos from the year's reporting projects, how to get rich by taking advantage of a federal land grab, and the new lives of migrants living in Germany and France.
This week: Syrian refugees try to find home after leaving their country, a special investigation into the killing of Rohingyan Muslims, and your chance to take home a print from a Pulitzer Center-sponsored photographer.
A special opportunity to support our international reporting and education outreach—and to receive a print from one our Pulitzer Center photographer grantees!
The journalists were praised by the International Labour Organization for bringing light to the exploitation of overseas Filipino workers in Qatar.
This week: A land grab at the U.S.-Mexico border reveals how the government might go about building the wall, a history of land grabs by the government are revealed by a laundry list of treaties with American Indian nations, and the women taking on military duty in the Central African Republic.