More than 2,500 people have been killed in witch hunts across India since 2001. In Gujarat, experts say a failed model of development has worsened gender inequality and violence against women.
There were no schools for the deaf near her village in India. And she had to stand up to the bias against deafness—and the use of sign language.
Glimpse a few days in the life of the primary slum-serving non-governmental organization in Ahmedabad.
How does a personalized, performance-based approach to preventative health make all the difference for slum communities in Ahmedabad? One NGO answers by leaving its mark.
Is the toilet the best object for human connection? What is the place for puppetry in health? Is sex education all fun and games? Health advocates answer these complex questions.
Swades Foundation is working to break nonprofit community development efforts out of their silos in India.
Lassi Tamang represents a new wave of talent for a troubled industry as first woman factory manager at the Jungpana Tea Estate .
A simple tweak to land titles recognizes women as property owners, empowering them to build livelihoods and assets.
Roger Thurow shares stories of hunger across the world in a new podcast produced in collaboration with the Chicago Council on Global Affairs.
This photo essay documents how the Ithai hydroelectric dam, infrastructure projects, regional armed conflict, and climate change threaten the Loktak Wetland.
Portraits of Resilience takes viewers up close to nine individuals to understand the delicate relationship between the Meiteis and the Loktak Wetland as well as their fight for survival.
SECMOL, an alternative school located in Ladakh in northern India, has emerged as an eco-friendly institution where students from small rural villages have found hope.
The floating islands of Loktak Lake, known as “phumdis,” are home to unique animals and plants and an indigenous community—and are threatened by development.
Women in India are blamed for economic, agricultural and public health failures, accused of sorcery and subjected to witch hunts resulting in their torture and death.
This project follows transgender activist Sintu Bagui to explore how legal debates around LGBTQKH rights India extend into the daily lives of many queer populations living in poverty.
At an altitude of 11,000 feet, a unique school has been developed in a mountain desert of India—its mission is to help educate children through sustainable community living.
Indian health education practices get a face-lift from Gujarat-based non-governmental and activist organizations tapping into the power of personalized education efforts in slum communities.
Praveena Somasundaram from Guilford College traveled to southern India to report on gender inequality in education and the difficulties and opportunities women face in the workplace in both urban and rural areas.
If you are scared of terrorists, they relish that. If you express hatred towards them, they feed off of that. But if you laugh at them, they don't know how to react.
Each winter hundreds of thousands of Indians migrate north to man the world's second largest brick industry. They're promised opportunity, but many are bonded into debt.
A country that was once the prized gem of the Green Revolution, feeding the subcontinent and exporting massive quantities of food, is now undergoing a new organic revolution.
This global reporting project on urbanization in the developing world examines how three major countries—China, India, and Mexico—are dealing with a similar challenge in their own unique ways.
Mental illnesses take a huge toll on people in low and middle income countries, yet they're virtually ignored by most governments and aid agencies. That's starting to change.
How India is emerging as a proving ground for clean power as the country pledges to electrify rural areas.
A freelance journalist based in Brooklyn, Wes Bruer received a Pulitzer Center grant to pursue a story of a unique counterterrorism program being implemented by the U.S. State Dept in Mumbai, India.
Meet the journalists behind the Kashmir Rail Line project as they discuss their train ride through Jammu and Kashmir—and tell us what went wrong.
As new museums and universities are erected in the Gulf, Negar Azimi reports on the complexities surrounding the use of low-wage migrant labor, with a focus on a group of artist-activists.
"The most important solid substance on earth," Vince Beiser tells us, is sand—used to build skyscrapers and shopping malls from Boston to Beijing. But the world is running out.
I went to India to examine the country’s efforts to build a more resilient food system in the face of climate change.
How can we help agriculture help us?
What does it take to address mental illnesses? See what some folks in India are doing.
Business reporter Daniel Moore and photographer Michael Henninger traveled to India for the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette to write about efforts to scale up clean sources of power.
Reporter Michael Holtz and photographer Ann Hermes traveled to India and Nepal to report on labor abuses within the brick-making industry.
More than a billion gallons of raw sewage and industrial effluent pour into the Ganges every day. Can Prime Minister Narendra Modi clean up India's sacred river when everyone else has failed?
Journalists Ankita Rao and Atish Patel traveled to Kerala to learn more about India's extensive palliative care network.
Claire Provost and Matt Kennard discuss their six-month exploration of the transfer of territory around the globe from the state to corporations for the past six months.
Grantee Roger Thurow discusses his new book, "The First 1,000 Days."
This week: Indian women fight back against witch hunts, Bolivia's child labor laws struggle to combat abuse, and the lives of Filipino women whose government killed their loved ones for drug use.
This week: The tea industry innovates in the face of climate change, long-lost research on rainforests and climate change is found, and U.S. Special Forces make progress in Syria.
Science film site Labocine profiles Pulitzer Grantee Dan Grossman on his coverage of climate change.
Inaugural grants, provided in partnership with the Pulitzer Center and ONA camera bags, highlighted in New York Times Lens blog.
"Global Health" panelists discussed current initiatives, the future of public health, funding, and the importance of giving communities a voice in their own treatment.
Property grabs threaten life and livelihood for women around the world.
For a week, the Pulitzer Center will be featuring photography by female journalists around the world.
Amy Toensing visited Guilford College to present her Pulitzer Center-supported project, "A World of Widows."
National Geographic photographer, Amy Toensing and Deputy Director of Photography, Whitney Johnson, select the final photographs for Your Shot assignment.
Cynthia Gorney discussed her Pulitzer Center-supported National Geographic project, "For Widows, Life After Loss" at the University of Texas at Austin.
The Guilfordian's Abigail Bekele wrote about Pulitzer Center grantee Amy Toensing's visit to North Carolina.
NatGeo Your Shot features photographs of inspiring women from around the world.
Students will learn about tannery and e-waste pollution in India and the connection with American consumer goods. They will design a presentation based on what they learn.
This lesson shows students how journalists use data visualization to effectively communicate scientific issues—and directs students to create their own projects using the mapping platform CartoDB.
This plan includes lessons connected to the work of journalists that presented at the University of Chicago Summer Teacher Institute in June 2017.
Students learn about the legal, political, cultural, and religious factors that impact the treatment of widows in India, Uganda, and Bosnia and Herzegovina.
This lesson challenges students to take a position related to what is causing or fueling conflicts that could be labeled religious. Students create an argumentative research paper and presentation.
Students develop solutions for challenges in HIV/AIDS prevention and treatment. Students will conduct in-depth research on their issues, create proposals, and present them.
This is a painting lesson that combines Pablo Picasso's famous 1937 Guernica with current day issues presented from The Pulitzer Center.
Explore reporting projects related to child labor.
Discuss the potential ramifications of the Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement on labor rights.
This is a multi-week unit on water rights and access. Students examine the causes of water shortages across the globe and explore solutions to ensure that all people have access to clean, safe...
Students analyze how an author structures articles in different ways to report on malnutrition. The articles come from the project “1,000 Days: To save women, children and the world” by Roger Thurow.
Students analyze how an author structures and supports a story about disappearing sand reserves, then create visual campaigns that increase awareness about sand depletion.