Once forbidden to have more than one child, women in China are now choosing to delay starting a family.
Argentina Maria-Vanderhorst shares a few observations on traveling to China to report on why Chinese women are having fewer children.
The derelict Karachi Circular Railway is a landscape in limbo — a place for hunting scorpions, playing snooker, manufacturing furniture, and burying the dead.
A look at the trial of Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo, two journalists arrested in Myanmar for their reporting on a massacre of Rohingya Muslims.
Since the majority of Rohingya refugees are women and girls, they are vulnerable to traffickers looking to make fast money in the Bangladeshi sex trade.
Child marriage is common among the Rohingya, but for those who have fled terror in Myanmar, insecurity and poverty are pushing many families to marry off their daughters even earlier.
Indonesia's most conservative province seems to have drawn a line in the sand to protect its traditional Islamic culture from Salafi inroads.
They escaped a campaign of atrocities by Myanmar's military and militant Buddhist monks. Now Rohingya Muslim refugees in Bangladesh await a political deal that would allow them to return home.
South Korea's large atomic energy industry could give it most of the building blocks it needs to build a nuclear weapon.
In South Korea, right-wingers have an idea for deterring the North: Nukes.
Both India and Pakistan are arming their submarines with nukes.
Floating villages spread across the surface of the Mekong River's waterways, playing host to ethnic Vietnamese whose status in Cambodian society is perpetually adrift.
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.
With the threat from North Korea growing and new insecurity about the reliability of the U.S. alliance, support is growing inside South Korea for the country to have its own nuclear weapon.
The nuclear arms race between India and Pakistan is about to move into dangerous waters.
In Cambodia’s floating villages, tens of thousands of ethnic Vietnamese eke out precarious lives on the Tonle Sap. Born into statelessness, they are not permitted to vote, work, or even live on land.
Refugees fear the fate that awaits them in Myanmar and are refusing to return without guarantees of safety. In the camps girls face being trafficked into the sex trade or forced into child marriages.
Media freedom is under threat and democratic space is shrinking in Myanmar amid the fallout from the Rakhine crisis.
For the fishing villages around the Aral Sea in Kazakhstan, fortunes ebb and flow with the water's tide.
This project examines social and economic crises in a super-aging Japan.
Many refugee children in Malaysia are attempting to adjust to a foreign society, but with their illegal status, everyday lives are ridden with fear.
In the 1960s, Bangladesh walled off parts of its coast to stop flooding and create farmland. Today that land is afflicted with chronic flooding, due to these very walls. Can the problem be solved?
The drug war in the Philippines has killed thousands of drug suspects from low-income communities. Despite the severe psychological toll of the drug war on families of slain drug suspects, mental health resources are sparse and often inaccessible.
Did the United States ignore signs of a coming mass atrocity against the Rohingya when it chose to upgrade its relationship with Myanmar and lift sanctions on the country?
Journalists Dene-Hern Chen and Taylor Weidman look into the rising sea levels and the returning number of fish in the Aral Sea, providing a better economy for fishermen in Kazakhstan.
Phil Caller and Tania Rashid discuss their three-part series for PBS NewsHour on the Rohingya refugee crisis—reporting on the mass exodus, rape, child marriage, and human trafficking—and finding a strong will to live and tenacity among the people.
TIME reporter Molly Ball looks into Cambodia's press crackdown and the future of democracy.
While discussing his fieldwork in Pyongyang, North Korea, Laya Maheshwari speaks about the state's use of culture for propaganda.
Bangladesh is ground zero for learning how to adapt to climate change. Efforts on the coast to protect farmland and millions of people from flooding show just how hard it will be.
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.
U.S. President Barack Obama made rapprochement with Myanmar a foreign policy priority. Did his administration turn a blind eye to the suffering of the Rohingya as a result?
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.
Journalist Ana P. Santos reports from Qatar on how zina laws that criminalize unmarried sex target low-skilled migrant women and send them to prison—along with their babies.
Filmmaker and video journalist Max Duncan introduces his project about a family from a remote corner of China. The parents left their children behind in order to give them a better future.
Journalist Richard Bernstein traveled to Taiwan and Thailand to report on the growing influence of China around the world and in Southeast Asia.
Journalists Noah Fowler and Jonathan Kaiman discuss their three-part series on China's growing role in Africa.
The Associated Press won the 2018 Robert F. Kennedy Journalism Awards Grand Prize. Another grantee, Foreign Policy, was honored with an RFK Journalism Award for new media.
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.
Taylor Weidman will showcase photos of how the Aral Sea is experiencing a resurgence of fish after large-scale restoration efforts.
This week: celebrating World Press Freedom Day, explaining how melting Arctic ice causes extreme weather, and reflecting on the new memorial to lynching victims in Alabama.
Photographer James Whitlow Delano was cited for his work documenting the victims of Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte's extrajudicial drug war.
"Finding Home" and "Down from the Mountains" were awarded first place in their categories at the eighth annual Digital Storytelling Contest.
Pulitzer Center grantee Beth Gardiner was interviewed on the University of Missouri School of Journalism television program Global Journalist about China's efforts to fight air pollution.
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: 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.
At the 79th Annual Overseas Press Club Awards, a Pulitzer Center-supported project from the Associated Press wins best newspaper or news service award.
Medill's Washington Newsroom screens student fellow Pat Nabong's film on the psychological toll of Duterte's drug wars in the Philippines.
Two projects sponsored by the Pulitzer Center have received a World Press Photo nomination.
In this lesson, students read a short text [5-10 minutes] about how exotic pet ownership leads to loss in biodiversity, and respond to writing prompts. Students can be introduced to the subject...
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,...
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.
Students practice close text analysis and writing while exploring reporting from National Geographic on how China is responding to dangerous levels of air pollution.
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 explore an interactive story map of a journalist's journey on foot along the Silk Road to think critically about subjective perceptions of geography and to design their own creative maps.
Students evaluate how visual images work in tandem with words to create stories and produce writing that pairs text with visuals to describe the story of textile manufacturing in Winston-Salem, NC.
Students learn about the global textiles industry using photography, texts, and interviews and evaluate the connections between the industry in 19th c America and modern Bangladesh.
Students analyze how photojournalist applies different photography techniques to communicate his reporting on a variety of global issues in order to plan and execute their own photo stories.
Students will be able to describe the impacts of removing exotic animals from their native environment, including impacts on the food chain, using details from reporting by Sean Gallagher. Within...