Documentary photographer Jonathan Torgovnik’s returns to Rwanda after a decade to photograph women with their children conceived through rape during the genocide—how have these families come to terms with the past?
Once living under a strict patriarchal society, Rwandan women are emerging as business leaders in male-dominated professions such as agriculture—defying the status quo of gender in a post-genocide era.
In a post-genocide era, Rwandan women are stepping forward to rebuild the nation. But can progress continue under authoritarian leadership?
Photographer George Steinmetz documents the consequences of climate change from a different perspective in a new short film, "Losing Earth: From the Air."
Twenty-five years after the genocide, its effects are shaping a new generation.
Michael Scott Moore talks to That Moment When and PBS NewsHour about his time spent in captivity on the Somali Pirate Coast while on a grant from Pulitzer Center.
Land deals along River Nile could easily impair its recharging potential if water abstraction is not regulated.
Interest in the Horn of Africa from foreign powers has always been a double-edged sword.
Refugees fleeing sub-Saharan Africa face extreme hardships in Morocco, including rampant discrimination.
Cammie Behnke, a reporting fellow from Elon University, shares some reflections from her two-week reporting trip to Rwanda, where she covered gender roles in a post-genocide era.
Improving Madagascar's ailing health system will require determination—and data.
Anti-FGM law advocates say the law is not enough. It will take education to help stop the practice.
Can mental illness be treated in a country with just one psychiatrist for 4 million people? In Liberia, a pioneering program shows it's possible to tackle mental health issues with scant resources.
As economic migrants and refugees continue their march towards Europe, Spain has replaced Italy as the main entry point to the EU. Malcolm Brabant examines the dynamics on both sides of the Straits of Gibraltar.
Calls for expropriation of white-owned land are growing louder in South Africa, setting off a furious reaction from Afrikaner groups, and laying bare a widening rift in the post-Apartheid nation.
What are grassroots organizations doing about Sierra Leone's environmental crisis? How do various environmental solutions impact the country?
South African schools have long faced major infrastructure problems. Adam Yates investigates the historical causes and consequences of this issue. What hope exists for fixing these schools?
AFROPUNK connects the African Diaspora not only through music, but also socially and politically, proving it to be a global movement that parallels the current politics facing young South Africans.
Cape Town, South Africa, has saved its 3.7 million citizens from becoming very thirsty—for now. What lessons can the world learn about handling drought?
Vivienne Walt and Sebastian Meyer traveled to the Democratic Republic of Congo, home to most of the world's cobalt, to see how huge global demand can be met without rampant child labor and corruption.
Governments, foundations, and nonprofits aim to help the world's poorest people by giving them livestock, cash, training, and education. What works best? How do we know?
A moving photo essay about the Maasai in northeast Tanzania, who are struggling to make a living on ancestral lands that the government keeps trying to take away.
Thirty years ago, we could have saved the planet. The world was ready to act. But we failed to do what was necessary to avoid a catastrophe.
Entrepreneurs and investors are rewriting the rules of business, challenging conventional growth principles to build an economy fueled by transparency and equality.
Yasmin Bendaas discusses reporting in Algeria—a 2012 project on the disappearing tradition of facial tattoos among the Chaouia and a current project on the effect of climate change on sheepherders.
Nigeria, Russia, and Florida have each had difficulty mounting a strong response to HIV/AIDS, at a time when neighboring countries or states have made progress in bringing their epidemics to an end.
Journalist Tom Gardner discusses a two-part series of articles exploring Ethiopia's so-called "development state" and the crisis of expectations driving mass protest and exodus.
Tom Gardner discusses his reporting as he follows the railway from Addis Ababa to the Djibouti coast examining efforts of the Ethiopian government to use grand infrastructure to develop a poor region.
Take a look inside the classrooms at Kakuma refugee camp and see how the children are struggling to stay in school.
Churches in Ghana are booming and pastors have become some of the richest and most powerful people. But at what price? "Prophets and profits" investigates this boom and its consequences.
As fighting uproots more than a million people, Jack Losh travels to the Central African Republic to report on the country's civil war and humanitarian crisis.
Oxpeckers Investigative Environmental Journalism's Estacio Valoi discusses Kruger's contested borderlands and how he overcame the challenges of reporting in a remote zone by using new media tools.
The U.S. military recently invited a delegation of local leaders in Niger to tour a secretive drone base.
Author and reporter Joshua Hammer travels back to Zimbabwe to cover dictator Robert Mugabe's last days.
Stefano Liberti and Enrico Parenti traveled to Mozambique for two weeks to report on the Pro Savana project in Mozambique, the controversial plan launched in Mozambique to industrialize agriculture.
Seaweed farming has radically changed the socioeconomic position of rural women in Zanzibar, but climate change is causing massive die-offs and threatening women's new-found status.
Nathaniel Rich discusses “Losing Earth,” human inertia, and storytelling as “a moral act” in an interview with Nieman Storyboard.
In a major new environmental journalism initiative, the Pulitzer Center is administering a $5.5 million fund dedicated to covering the world's rainforests.
The Pulitzer Center is pleased to announce the launch of the Rainforest Journalism Fund, a five-year, $5.5 million initiative focused on raising public awareness of the pressing environmental issues facing the world’s tropical forests.
After a wave of reforms in Ethiopia, the diaspora community welcomes Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed to Washington, D.C.
This week: cobalt mining comes from one of the planet's poorest countries and all too often it is mined by children, skepticism about Kosovo's deradicalization and rehabilitation programs for returning jihadists, and Pulitzer Center welcomes new Executive Editor, Indira Lakshmanan.
A brief recap of a journalism training on reporting land and property rights held in Johannesburg, South Africa, from July 31 thru August 3, 2018
This week: air pollution kills over 4 million people each year, Rohingya survivors tell their stories, and Putin is building his ties in Africa.
Here you will find reading comprehension tools, activities and other resources to bring "Losing Earth," The New York Times Magazine's special issue on climate change, into the classroom and beyond.
This week: Nigerian children face abuse at the hands of religious leaders and family members, El Salvadorian gang members find their escape through the church, and what can be seen paddling down a river in Myanmar.
A special series supported by the Pulitzer Center for Science magazine and PBS NewsHour.
Panelists at the "Beyond War" conference share stories of local peacebuilding efforts.
Journalists and policymakers discuss the impact of external intervention in global conflicts during a panel at the Pulitzer Center Beyond War Conference.
Want a journalist to speak with your class about their environmental reporting? Our grantees have expertise ranging from ocean health to pollution. Learn more about how to schedule a free visit.
Students will explore literary journalism by learning about what life is like for children who live in and got to school at Kakuma refugee camp.
In celebration of World Press Freedom Day, we've compiled our top five lesson plans on the importance of a free media, and how journalists and citizens stand up for it 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,...
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 explore how health topics are presented in the news media using behind the scenes videos from Carl Gierstorfer’s Ebola project and Jon Cohen’s HIV/AIDS project.
Students will learn about the concept of epidemiology and how it is used to control or prevent the spread of infectious diseases.
In this short lesson, students consider the role of the media and their own relationship with journalism by exploring a story on press freedom in Morocco.
Students learn about health problems associated with solid fuel cooking, alternative cooking methods that would reduce the incidence of these problems, and the difficulties of implementing changes.
Lesson 7/7. In this lesson, students conclude their work on Everyday DC by completing a final individual and collaborative project.
Students learn about the politics and policies of nuclear security by exploring the U.S.-North Korea and U.S.-China relationships.