Launched June 16, 2018 Simona Foltyn
The war against ISIS in Iraq is officially over. Now the government faces another momentous task: It must bring those responsible to account.
Launched June 15, 2018 Annalisa Merelli
How paying 14 girls to attend schools boosted an entire economics ecosystem in rural Uttar Pradesh, India.
Launched June 12, 2018 Svanika Balasubramanian
Will a recent concerted multilateral effort by governments to protect the rights of migrant domestic workers in the Middle East be enough to change a culture of abuse and exploitation?
Launched June 11, 2018 Jon Cohen, William Brangham
Tools are now available to prevent and treat HIV infections, but Russia, Nigeria and the U.S. state of Florida each are struggling, for different reasons, to fully exploit the power of these tools.    
Launched June 7, 2018 Brian Cassey, Martin Enserink
A young Catalan physician-scientist working on a remote island in Papua New Guinea has single-handedly revived the old quest to eradicate yaws, a disfiguring skin and bone disease.
Launched June 4, 2018 Sarah Aziza
Recently, Saudi Arabia has marketed a new image as a more liberal, modernizing nation. Yet at home, the government is cracking down on political expression of all kinds with unprecedented aggression.
Launched May 20, 2018 Olivia Sohr
What happens when people are given property titles for houses they are living in? This project studies the impacts in three countries.
Launched May 17, 2018 Joseph Babcock
300,000 Vietnamese soldiers are estimated missing in action from the conflict referred locally as "The American War." Can thousands of families find the remains of their loves ones before time runs out?
Launched May 17, 2018 Marcia Biggs, Javier Manzano
As the conflict in Yemen enters its fourth year, PBS NewsHour's Marcia Biggs travels to the Middle East's poorest nation to report on what the U.N. is calling the "world's worst humanitarian crisis."
Launched May 15, 2018 Lacy Jane Roberts, Luisa Conlon
After losing his mother and four siblings in a bombing that left him injured, Syrian teenager Ibraheem Sarhan and his father make a new life for themselves in Winnipeg, Canada.
Launched May 15, 2018 Argentina Maria-Vanderhorst
After almost four decades, the one-child policy that controlled women reproductive rights in China ended in 2015. The government is now targeting women to have more than one child.
Launched May 9, 2018 Tom Gardner, Charlie Rosser
A new railway embodies the high modernist aspirations of the Ethiopian government. But a journey from Addis Ababa to the coast reveals the often painful consequences of a grand infrastructure drive.
Launched May 7, 2018 Maggie Michael, Maad al-Zekri
A war fought in the name of the Yemeni people has exposed dirty deals by all parties to the conflict, including U.S. allies, and pushed the nation to the brink of famine.
Launched May 3, 2018 Daniel Grossman
Indonesia is repairing a vast peatland damaged in an ill-fated agricultural project. Peat breakdown creates CO2, worsening climate change. In Peru, scientists say a peatland there might be at risk.
Launched May 3, 2018 Simon Ostrovsky, Zach Fannin
More than 3 million people in the US live in extreme poverty, according to the UN. These people aren't just poor by US standards; these people are poor by the standards of developing nations, as well.
Launched May 1, 2018 Sara Reardon, Adam Levy
After more than 50 years of conflict, Colombia is trying to reintegrate thousands of rebels and paramilitary fighters into society. Scientific evidence suggests this will be challenging at the least.
Launched May 1, 2018 Spike Johnson
Active shooter response trainers offer new methods of defense to emergency services, schools, and workplaces, as mass murder rates rise in the U.S.
Launched April 30, 2018 Paul LeBlanc
This project examines de-radicalization efforts inside London's highest security prison following a string of terrorist attacks that have rocked Europe in recent years.
Launched April 25, 2018 Christopher Livesay, Alessandro Pavone
A two-part segment for PBS NewsHour from Libya, on a controversial program that flies migrants back to their home countries and on the future of ISIS in Libya.
Launched April 23, 2018 Deborah Bloom
Despite death threats, environmentalist Phyllis Omido is fighting the Kenyan government, demanding compensation for residents of a slum outside Mombasa plagued by lead poisoning for over a decade.
Launched April 17, 2018 Ricardo Martinez
A new generation suffers from heavy metal pollution, with little relief in sight. 
Launched April 16, 2018 Jaime Joyce
What does it mean to be a refugee? What is it like to live in and go to school at a refugee camp? "A Special Kind of School" takes young readers to Kenya to visit the classrooms of refugee students.
Launched April 16, 2018 Richie Davis
Can a “liberal” New England college community and a “conservative” coal-mining Kentucky county’s heartfelt search for common ground point the way toward healing the nation’s deep divisions?
Launched April 15, 2018 Kiran Misra
University of Chicago student fellow Kiran Misra looks at urban development in Delhi, a process that has resulted in the displacement of thousands of Indians living in informal housing settlements.