May 6, 2011 /
Need to Know
On Mother’s Day weekend, adoptive parents on the verge of bringing home a child from Nepal find themselves caught between two governments.
May 5, 2011
"To Adopt A Child," an investigation on adoptions in Nepal, airs this Friday, May 6 on PBS: Need To Know.
April 19, 2011 /
Need to Know
The Pulitzer Center partnered with CUNY on "The World Through Women's Eyes," a film festival highlighting work by and about women around the world.
April 13, 2011 /
As global food prices continue to remain high, experts says there is one often-overlooked solution for fighting hunger: women.
March 27, 2011
Join us for a screening of short films by Pulitzer Center journalists followed by a panel discussion and Q&A.
February 10, 2011 /
Abuse of the Nepalese adoption system is a longstanding problem. Following accusations of falsified documents, unregulated orphanages, and rampant corruption, the U.S. suspended adoptions from Nepal.
February 9, 2011 /
Following allegations of fraudulent paperwork, several countries have suspended child adoption from Nepal, leaving hundreds of children in need of new homes waiting in orphanages.
January 14, 2011 /
In Nepal, the promise of employment lures thousands of girls out of their homes in remote villages and thrusts them into the booming sex industry in India.
January 13, 2011 /
January 7, 2011 /
The Washington Post
Nepal is promoting tourism for homosexual couples in order to revitalize its economy. But many Nepalis oppose the initiative for cultural and religious reasons.