A rural school for girls in India demonstrates how adding women’s rights education to the academic curriculum can help bring about systemic gender equality in traditional, patriarchal communities.
Photographer Jake Naughton and art director Aarti Singh of Suno Labs aim to show that progress for any marginalized identity isn’t always linear in their new series "Yesterday Tomorrow Today."
In 2000, Pardada Pardadi opened a school for poor girls in rural Uttar Pradesh, India's largest state and one of the most patriarchal. Only 45 girls enrolled—but it was enough to start a revolution.
Both India and Pakistan are arming their submarines with nukes.
The floating islands of Loktak Lake, known as “phumdis,” home to unique animals and plants and an indigenous community, are threatened by development, climate change, and conflict.
An arts and culture podcast features grantee Seema Yasmin's reporting on witch hunts in India.
In some of India’s most dangerous conflict areas, one company is using sustainable farming as a model for economic growth–and peace.
Traveling by train through India's disputed region of Kashmir.
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.
What happens when a country takes a huge and unexpected step backwards? India decriminalized homosexuality in 2009, then made it illegal again in 2013. Now, untold LGBTQ Indians are living in limbo.
How paying 14 girls to attend schools boosted an entire economics ecosystem in rural Uttar Pradesh, India.
The nuclear arms race between India and Pakistan is about to move into dangerous waters.
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.
Daniel Brook reports on the building of instant, modern cities in the developing world and examines the effects of major infrastructure projects on citizens living in Mexico, China, and India.
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.
This week: exploring portraits of LGBTQ+ people in India, proposing creative education projects to National Geographic, and examining unique challenges and opportunities for youth peacebuilders.
For a brief period, the Out of Eden Walk becomes a traveling caravan, as teenagers and adults join Paul Salopek in the Punjab to practice slow journalism together.
This week: discussing a documentary on child marriage, examining religion and culture's interplay with environmentalism in China, and celebrating our award-winning student fellows.
This week: announcing a student poetry contest and workshop opportunity, coping with glacier melt in the Himalayas, and finding the intersections of arts and journalism in Winston-Salem.
This week: Why Pakistan and India are equipping their submarines with nuclear-tipped missiles, what life is like for ethnic minority Vietnamese living in Cambodia, and how armed groups have filled a power vacuum in the Central African Republic.
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.
Stephanie Sinclair's documentary short is an investigation of child marriage and a call to action. In this lesson, students view the film and discuss root causes of child marriage and solutions,...
In celebration of Earth Day, we've compiled our top ten lesson plans that feature reporting on how communities around the world are responding to diverse environmental issues.
This lesson pools resources on youth movements in 4 countries and asks students to examine: what matters to young people the world over, what matters to you, and how do you fit into a global picture?
In celebration of Women's History Month, we've compiled our top five lesson plans that feature reporting on women's rights and the ways women are fighting for them.
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.