May 5, 2014 /
Steven E. Matzker, Jennifer Gonzalez
Pulitzer Center student fellows Steven Matzker and Jennifer Gonzalez receive two Illinois Press Photographers Association prizes.
April 2, 2014 / Untold Stories
Anup Kaphle
Lack of opportunities at home has led thousands of young Nepalis to leave the country for low-skill jobs in the wealthy countries of the Persian Gulf.
March 27, 2014 / The Washington Post
Anup Kaphle
Thousands of Nepalis leave behind their families to find better-paying jobs in Gulf countries. While some workers have found success abroad, others have only suffered immense pain.
March 26, 2014 / The Washington Post
Anup Kaphle
A growing number of Nepali young men and women are leaving their homes in hopes of finding better jobs.
March 25, 2014 / The Washington Post
Anup Kaphle
Shanti Maya Dong was adamant about leaving her village in Nepal with the hope of earning more money working in Kuwait as a housekeeper, but her story soon turned tragic.
February 4, 2014 / Untold Stories
Jennifer Gonzalez, Steven E. Matzker
An indigenous groups tries to stop construction of a dam. Theirs is not so much a story about who owns the natural resources but rather who owns the right to determine a people’s future.
January 6, 2014 / The Washington Post
Anup Kaphle
The story of Pramila Dangol’s mysterious death is sadly not an uncommon one.
December 27, 2013
Meghan Dhaliwal
The Pulitzer Center staff shares favorite images from 2013.
December 26, 2013 / Untold Stories
Jennifer Gonzalez, Steven E. Matzker
Along the Koshi river sits Barah Chhetra, one of four major pilgrimage sites for Hindus. Many Nepali believe that if the proposed dam is built, Barah Chhetra’s significance will be destroyed.
December 2, 2013
Jennifer Gonzalez, Steven E. Matzker
Original documentary short "Defending the Koshi" by Jennifer Gonzalez and Steve Matzker, a story about water rights in Nepal, screens at SIU Carbondale.
November 27, 2013 / Untold Stories
Steven E. Matzker, Jennifer Gonzalez
Nepalese villagers invoke a UN instrument aimed at protecting the rights of indigenous peoples to defend their way of life along the Koshi River.
November 23, 2013 / Untold Stories
Anup Kaphle
Since Nepal abolished the monarchy in 2008, this country of 27 million has struggled to figure out how to create a government structure that would incorporate the diverse population.
November 20, 2013 / The Washington Post
Anup Kaphle
The U.S.-educated Ujwal Thapa, an entrepreneur and independent candidate, says he wants to stir up Nepali politics.

Pages